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It’s become a common trope in media: As print advertising continues to evaporate and digital giants Facebook and Google suck up more and more digital advertising, publications are turning to their audience to support their journalism through subscriptions....
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Joseph Lichterman | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Almost no one in the press acknowledged that regardless of how you feel about Trump, the spectacle was crazy
From: Salon.com | By: Neal Gabler, BillMoyers.com | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Barack Obama’s foreign policy should not be reduced to a simple bumper sticker phrase. Not even one as the pithy as the “Don’t do stupid sh-t” mantra that is now being bandied about. Proof of this can be found in Susan Rice’s hands-down rejection...
From: The Root | By: Danielle Belton | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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On Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton made history when the Democratic delegates in Philadelphia nominated her as the party’s candidate for president. You wouldn’t have guessed that by looking at the front page photos of some of the country’s local...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The racist Southern Strategy has guided Republican electoral politics for decades — Trump's rise has exposed it
From: Salon.com | By: Chauncey DeVega | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Since tough questioning has failed to hold the candidate accountable, broadcast outlets need to apply pressure where it counts—to Trump’s ego.
From: The Atlantic | By: Ron Fournier | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Don’t read this yet. Grab your ankles first. The Associated Press reports that -- Dun-dun-DUNN! -- Russia doesn't like gays. I know, right? That might have knocked your socks off. AP learned this terrible truth as a missionary of the Metropolitan...
From: Get Religion | By: Jim Davis | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Stock-market crashes, terrorist attacks, and the dark side of “newsworthy” stories
From: The Atlantic | By: Derek Thompson | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Two anti-abortion activists, who were responsible for damning Planned Parenthood videos that made it look as if the agency was selling body parts, have been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing, The Dallas Morning News is reporting. District Judge Brock...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aaron Homer | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Karl Stefanovic is the sometime-people's prince of Australian morning television. He once even presented a whole show drunk. This morning however, he didn't win himself any fans or ethical journalism awards when he created a piece of television that...
From: Mashable | By: Elise Cooper | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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This week’s must-have Blu-rays – aside from that amazing Pioneers of African-American Cinema box – include the latest musical-comedy from the writer/director of Once and a gorgeous upgrade for one of Terrence Malick’s finest films. Plus: Netflix...
From: Flavorwire | By: Jason Bailey | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Posted by KelseyLibertContent marketers, does the following scenario sound familiar? You’re tasked with creating content that attracts publicity, links, and social shares. You come up with great ideas for content that you’re confident could accomplish...
From: SEOmoz | By: KelseyLibert | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The Roger Ailes era of American journalism can now be summed up with four simple words: “T--s up, hair back.”
From: New York Daily News | By: LEONARD GREENE | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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There's an assumption circulating among some in the news media, some American Jews, both on the right and left, and among political-geeks in general that Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump is favored by Israelis over his Democratic opponent,...
From: Get Religion | By: Ira Rifkin | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Could we all start emailing media sources that Hillary's "bathroom" server is no longer online and therefore is not susceptible to hacking? Journalism majors must not be required to take any technology classes, and it shows.
From: Free Republic | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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One of these things is not like the other.The post Remember When the Democrats Asked the USSR to Help Elect Walter Mondale? appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The government of Turkey has reportedly shuttered dozens of media outlets, as the country's president continues to crackdown on opposition in the wake of an attempted coup. The Associated Press reported that 45 newspapers and 16 TV stations have been...
From: Mashable | By: Jason Abbruzzese | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Stephen Colbert has boots on the ground at the DNC this week, and, as he was in Cleveland, he is live-streaming the condiment station...
From: Mediaite | By: Dana Eisenberg | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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When I was a junior in high school, I decided I wanted to be a journalist. I had only a vague idea of what working in journalism was really like, but I suspected I was good at it. As editor in chief of my high school literary magazine, I continued our...
From: SavvySugar | By: Nancy Einhart | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Eric Holthaus, the internet's favorite meteorologist, is hosting a new podcast on climate change called Warm Regards (on iTunes). A recent episode is embedded above and here's a bit more about the show, including some info about his co-hosts: Joining...
From: Kottke.org | By: Jason Kottke | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Ratik Asokan reviews Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador by Horacio Castellanos Moya, a story about dealing with the violence that permeates El Salvador’s culture. “Fiction, unlike journalism, has allowed Moya to express the frustration and...
From: The Millions | By: Cara DuBois | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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From time to time, we at GetReligion reference our "guilt folders." These imaginary folders are where we stuff all those stories that we'd love to analyze but — for whatever reason — never seem to get around to. I may set a new record for longest...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Franklin Foer on the DNC hack: It was hard to see the perniciousness of this attack at first, especially given how news media initially covered the story. The Russians, after all, didn’t knock out a power grid. And when the stolen information arrived,...
From: Suburban Guerrilla | By: susie | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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This is a very well-intentioned great story.  It is a long-forgotten tributes to the Arabs who have worked in the UAE and were an integral part of the developments.  Sultan is paying a tribute to where tributes are never paid, and he proves in this...
From: The Angry Arab News Service | By: As'ad AbuKhalil | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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For the Moscow-based Russian television station TV Rain, it was an unlikely form of support — its online paywall and subscription service — that buoyed it through a near death experience. The independently owned TV Rain (in Russian: Dozhd, meaning...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Shan Wang | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Activist Bill Fletcher, Jr., says "It’s easy to assume that someone else is giving the funds needed for organizations like Mondoweiss to survive, and to assume that survival is enough. But if we want to expand their influence for real change, it will...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Bill Fletcher Jr. | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Details continue to emerge about the events surrounding the murder of the Rev. Jacques Hamel, the Catholic priest who was killed by ISIS terrorists at the altar of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray Church, France. One of the worshipers taken hostage -- yes, a...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Fairfax Media journalists have been nominated in 16 categories in the Kennedy Awards for Excellence in NSW Journalism.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | By: Georgina Mitchell | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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A pair of Irvine-based, anti-abortion activists, their lawyers and their supporters are hailing as a First Amendment victory a Texas prosecutor's decision Tuesday to drop felony charges against both.  But Planned Parenthood, the frequent target of David...
From: OC Weekly | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The glorious Cairo And here is the beautiful wild and glorious forever despite hardships Cairo during the sunset from its famous Cairo tower.I went to Cairo tower on Monday with two dear friends afternoon where we saw the amazing sunset of Cairo and...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Tear your eyes away from the White House campaign for a moment and consider the coming 50 years in an officially atheistic land with the world’s biggest population. The surprising question at the top of this post is the headline of a July 14 piece...
From: Get Religion | By: Richard Ostling | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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I applaud Senator Al Franken for keeping this conversation civil. I could not have done it. On MSNBC last night, the Senator sat down with Andrea Mitchell and several of the convention floor warriors to talk about Donald Trump. Franken noted that Trump...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Hidden message
From: Hot Air | By: Jazz Shaw | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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First Look Media announced itself to the world in 2013 as the non-profit journalism startup that helped national security hacker Edward Snowden publish thousands of secret government emails. Funded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, the new outfit launched...
From: Variety | By: James Rainey | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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A 14-year-old boy who was standing on a sidewalk in south Denver as a car careened in his direction is dead. Denver media have been full of news about this tragedy, as it involved a soon-to-be-eighth grader who got mowed down by an 81-year-old driver...
From: Get Religion | By: Julia Duin | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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"Peter Nickeas is a Tribune reporter recently accused of informing on protesters to the police. Monica Trinidad is the activist who publicly accused him. Jerry Boyle is the Chicago attorney who put the idea in her head. And I'm the media writer who wishes...
From: MetaFilter | By: alexoscar | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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FireClean sells an eponymous cleaning oil, FIREClean, “advertised to reduce carbon residue buildup in firearms.” Andrew Tuohy blogs about firearms at the Vuurwapen blog (Dutch for “firearms”). Allegations swirled that FIREClean was just Crisco....
From: Eric Goldman | By: Eric Goldman | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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L’Hereux Lewis-McCoy (far left) first came to my attention at this spring’s Education Writers Association national conference in Boston, where he served as a panelist talking about school integration with the NYT’s Nikole Hannah-Jones, Century’s...
From: Washington Monthly | By: alexanderrusso | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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The Internet happened. It undermined the print model. Media impetus, even at established outlets, shifted. One could deploy all manner of (...)
From: The Big Lead | By: Ty Duffy | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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There's a line between leaking and hacking.
From: Washington Monthly | By: nancyl | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Netflix is looking for its Spotlight. The Los Gatos-based streaming service announced Tuesday that it is tackling the definitive story behind The Panama Papers, which some deem the biggest leak in the history of journalism. The leak released 2.6 terabytes...
From: Mashable | By: Saba Hamedy | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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If a publisher wants rapid success in India, a hugely attractive but notoriously difficult market, it might be best to set up a partnership than go it alone: One Indian media giant claims it can help boost audience and revenue by a factor of at least...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Hasit Shah | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Sometimes, old news is worth reporting again. Carla Hinton is the longtime religion editor for The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City's daily newspaper where I worked for nine years. She had a nice story Sunday on Oklahomans traveling to Guatemala to mark the...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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You know the terms "left" and "right" are losing meaning when left-wing websites are praising the Republican presidential candidate and attacking the Democrat, and Russia seems to be intervening in favor of the GOP. The Institute for Public Accuracy...
From: Free Republic | By: Accuracy in Academia | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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His career started with one Trudeau, and has carried on to another. Aislin, Montreal’s foremost cartoonist, talks to Maclean’s about half a century of pencils and politics The post Terry Mosher, aka ‘Aislin,’ on 50 years of cartoon commentary...
From: Macleans | By: Nikki Wiart | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Abuse of power?
From: Hot Air | By: Ed Morrissey | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Matt Bellassai is the third of Fab.com's guest style arbiters.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Sharon Edelson | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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How do so many sports writers consistently get this so wrong? p.wee { font-size: 0.875em; margin-left: 20px; margin-right: 20px} p.dent { margin-left: 20px; margin-right: 20px} table { margin-left: 10px;} td {padding-left:2px; padding-right:2px;} th...
From: Field Gulls | By: Jason Drake | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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An overview of #Cairo from its famous #cairotower #citizenjournalism #blogger #ThisisEgypt #Cairowalks #nofilter #mideast #Egypt #Africa July 26, 2016 at 05:53PM via Instagram http://ift.tt/2aeaYMs...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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