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SALON EXCLUSIVE: The great investigative reporter on how he unraveled a counter-narrative of the Bin Laden mystery
From: Salon.com | By: Michael Schulson | Monday, May 2, 2016
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For years now, media analysts have said technology will save print—and maybe it will, just not in the way they
From: Editor and Publisher | By: Nu Yang | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Brendan Jones talks about his debut novel, The Alaskan Laundry, living in Alaska, his time as a Wallace Stegner Fellow, and living and loving what you write.
From: The Rumpus | By: Ben Pfeiffer | Monday, May 2, 2016
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"The Choking Victim" by MeFi's own Alexandra Kleeman is a short story that portrays one new mother's anxiety. The dream-like fiction linked at the author's web site offers a wider perspective on her work. Selected stories: "You, Disappearing": "Nobody...
From: MetaFilter | By: Wobbuffet | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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The 2016 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner was the talk of social media on Saturday night. The red carpet was populated by members of the White House press corps as well as their guests, many of whom were Hollywood celebrities in addition...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lauren Moccio | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Happy #ShamNassim from #Egypt and its annual #Spring #Flowers #show #2016 #Flower #Citizenjournalism #blogger May 02, 2016 at 02:50AM via Instagram http://ift.tt/1W1cB4v...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The Guardian has launched a virtual reality app for Android users, compatible with low-tech VR devices like Cardboard (which uses your mobile phone); its first ......
From: WebUrbanist | By: Urbanist | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Journalism icon, lawyer, former minister and now politician, Prince Tony Momoh, served as Minister of Information and Culture during General Ibrahim Babangida’s regime from 1986-1990. He was National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressives...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Abiodun | Monday, May 2, 2016
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As I write these words, I am sitting at the handmade wooden desk in my sewing room, looking out onto a scene that fills my heart with gladness. It's a circular, and somewhat spiral-shaped garden, created from the rubble of an old shed. Investing time...
From: Elephant Journal | By: elephant journal | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Stop now and go to TimeWellSpent.io, where @TristanHarris, the guy on the left above, has produced and gathered much wisdom about a subject most of us think little about and all of us cannot value more: our time. Both of us will be co-investing some...
From: Doc Searls | By: Doc Searls | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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A 121-year-old Confederate monument at the University of Louisville is coming down, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and university President James Ramsey announced Friday. The editor of the Courier-Journal, the city's daily newspaper, credits an op-ed...
From: The Root | By: Richard Prince | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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"Good evening, everybody. It is an honor to be at my last — and perhaps the last — White House Correspondents' Dinner." President Barack Obama was in good spirits when he stepped up to the podium at the annual gathering, joking that "the end of the...
From: Mashable | By: Adam Rosenberg | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Two 14-year-old Palestinian girls are the latest to be accused of attempting an attack on occupying Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint in a Palestinian village. One girl was shot and is in serious condition, the other was arrested.
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Obama drew plenty of laughs during his eighth and last appearance at the A-list event The post Watch: Barack Obama takes his last shots at official Washington appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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When it comes to design, we can learn a thing or two from nature.
From: Grist | By: Grist staff | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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President Barack Obama kept the audience in stitches at the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday. Host Larry Wilmore, not so much. The President roasted the Republican Party, including when he told GOP party leader Reince Priebus: “It’s good...
From: The Wrap | By: Joe Otterson | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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As daily papers cut back on local news and politics, the Koch brothers are rushing into the void with slanted news
From: Salon.com | By: Jeff Nesbit | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Scientists try to filter the good science reporting from the bad.
From: Grist | By: Xian Chiang-Waren | Monday, May 2, 2016
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I knew from the start that Eleven Hours would be short, because of the time frame and because there were only so many uterine contractions I could describe without losing my shit. The post Going Places No One Else Goes: The Millions Interviews Pamela...
From: The Millions | By: Claire Cameron | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Obama Frees USS Cole Bombing Terrorist American lives don’t matter. May 2, 2016 Daniel Greenfield    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. On Thursday morning, sailors...
From: Free Republic | By: Frontpagemagazine | Monday, May 2, 2016
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And not any syndicate , it is the Egyptian journalists syndicate.Oh yes , from a couple of hours ago it was announced that security forces stormed the Journalists syndicate in Cairo to arrest two journalists who were having a sit-in inside the syndicate.The...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Monday, May 2, 2016
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It has Trump vodka, Caitlyn Jenner cookies, and cornflakes.
From: New York Magazine | By: Anna Furman | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Tim Falconer's scientific look at how humans hear music The post Confessions of a bad singer appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Aaron Hutchins | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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A well-known and respected St. Petersburg couple fell victim to a tragic murder-suicide this weekend. The bodies of Gerard Stempinski, 69, and his wife Marie, 72, were found on Friday. Authorities speculate that Gerard, who allegedly was suffering from...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Angela Woods | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Last night was President Obama's final Correspondents' Dinner, and the President went out with a bang, roasting everyone from Trump to Prince George.
From: Geekosystem | By: Carolyn Cox | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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During Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, President Obama told the media they have a “responsibility to dig, and to question,” and “It has been an honor and a privilege to work side-by-side with you to strengthen our democracy.”...
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart.com | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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"The rise of the misinformed is now the largest obstacle for success for journalists today (outside the concerns that relate to publishing). If people don't trust the news, you don't have a news business." Thomas Baekdal writes a strategic analysis for...
From: MetaFilter | By: Rangi | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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"And with that, I just have two more words to say—Obama out"
From: Time | By: TIME Staff | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Writing a news report about an event that lots of people believe is a miracle is a difficult task. This is especially true with reports of healing when, often for legal reasons, the medical professionals linked to the case are not anxious to be interviewed...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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"Funny is the world I live in. You're funny, I'm interested. You're not funny, I'm not interested." When applying this rule from Seinfeld to last night's White House Correspondents Dinner, Larry Wilmore was decidedly the latter.
From: Mediaite | By: Joe Concha | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Larry Wilmore opened his bit with a FOX News joke. LOVES IT! Following President Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, Larry had some big shoes to fill. He went big by ripping on Bill Clinton, print journalism, Kelly Ripa, and he did...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Tonight is the last White House Correspondent’s Dinner of the Obama administration and people are coming out in droves to attend. The White House Correspondent’s Dinner is one of the biggest events in Washington. Some call it prom for nerds or a...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Danielle McGaw | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Rezaian is a California-born Iranian American who worked for the Washington Post in Iran before he was jailed for 18 months on charges of espionage.
From: Business Insider | By: Bryan Logan | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Tonight saw the political and Hollywood elite descend on Washington D.C. for the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, where everyone involved gets to take turns pretending for a night that they have a sense of humor about themselves. Testing...
From: A.V. Club | By: William Hughes | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Target has seen their stock drop drastically as the national debate over transgender employees and customers using one restroom or the other continues. Many are now beginning to boycott Target and the petitions are growing every single day since they...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Danny Cox | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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The president delivers his final address at the 102nd annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
From: Politico | By: Nolan D. McCaskill | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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President Obama went for broke in his final White House Correspondents Dinner speech tonight, starting out by literally declaring, "The end of the Republic has never looked better."
From: Mediaite | By: Josh Feldman | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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A new year means resolutions and a fresh start. If you want to get involved in media and publishing, then interning at thebeijinger.com will give you all that and more. As an editorial intern, you will participate in the planning, research and writing...
From: The Beijinger | By: tomarnstein | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Graph databases power data journalism on the biggest information leak ever.
From: Forbes | By: Meta S. Brown | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The worlds of celebrity, politics, and journalism are colliding on Saturday at the 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Check out the red carpet photos here!
From: Gossip Cop | By: Shari Weiss | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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   SiriusXM and the Republican Convention SiriusXM, in expectation of Donald Trump Reality Radio (SiriusXM is calling it “Convention Radio,” but none are fooled), will provide “gavel to gavel” coverage of Cleveland live from the convention...
From: Red State | By: earhartam ( | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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This career does not just happen. You have to put your nose to the grind because it is more than writing about who wore what where when how and why.
From: Daily Nation Kenya | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Legendary investigative journalist Sy Hersh says that Bernie Sanders's freedom from having to go to pro-Israel NY Jews to raise money to mount a presidential race may allow the United States to finally get a peace deal in the Middle East. "A forbidden...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Philip Weiss | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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A trove of health journalism by US literary giant Walt Whitman is being published after lying in obscurity more than 150 years.
From: BBC | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Protests over the sacking of Ming Pao editor Keung Kwok-yuen have continued, amid concerns over declining conditions for press freedom in Hong Kong. Keung was fired after his paper
From: China Digital Times | By: Sophie Beach | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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George F. Will, as that rarest of species in the field of journalism, the intellectual conservative, is a writer to whom, like Arthur Miller’s Willy Loman, “attention must be paid.” 
From: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | By: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Monday, May 2, 2016
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'We then focus on Hillary. And that’s going to be fun'
From: Time | By: Philip Elliott / South Bend, Indiana | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Women's lifestyle media brand Refinery29 kicked off its second-ever NewFronts presentation by announcing a host of new initiatives, including two new YouTube channels, celebrity collaborations, brand partnerships, its foray into virtual reality, and,...
From: AdWeek | By: Carrie Cummings | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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May 2, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudanese media and advocacy group has launched an appeal calling on President Salva Kiir's government to release a detained South Sudanese journalist who has been in detention for more than a year without charge and trial before...
From: Sudan Tribune | By: SudanTribube.com | Monday, May 2, 2016
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