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How do I communicate to my older leftist American friends and relatives that criticism of Russian propaganda and international meddling is not neo-McCarthyism?I've been having difficulties talking to my older relatives and friends about the Russian government's...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: moonlight on vermont | Monday, December 5, 2016
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From man-boobs to Rachel Maddow controversies to the best (and yet most disappointing!) vote total in history, we followed the party’s historic year
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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I have a limited budget and am looking for suggestions for a national newspaper and a local-ish paper (Oregon) that I can subscribe to electronically. I'd like to balance getting good value for my money with actually doing good with my money. For example,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Bibliogeek | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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TheWrap won top honors at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards on Sunday, including best entertainment blog and best feature photo. In addition, TheWrap took second place for both Best Entertainment Website and Best Entertainment Publication,...
From: The Wrap | By: Wrap Staff | Monday, December 5, 2016
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For those of you who may have missed it, Rep. Tom Price (R-Georgia) is Pres. Trump’s pick to be the head of the Department of Health and Human Services. Price is an Orthopedic Surgeon (former?) and has been in the House for 12 years now and a member...
From: Angry Bear | By: run75441 | Monday, December 5, 2016
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CNN's Reliable Sources' host Brian Stelter had an open message for journalists still struggling with how to cover a president who feels no compunction to be honest, or factual, or anything less than unhinged. Let's tell some truths about lying, because...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Nicole Belle | Monday, December 5, 2016
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From Al Sharpton to Bill Maher, Michael Smerconish to our good friend Kennedy, Reason staffers are your voice in the broadcast media
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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There is still hope for the rise of more local publications to report the local issues with integrity
From: Salon.com | By: Timothy Karr, BillMoyers.com | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Watch what happens!
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Trump is using the presidency for personal gain, and at some point it's going to hurt the GOP at the ballot box.
From: AmericaBlog | By: John Aravosis | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Subscribe to the Reason podcast (free!) and support Reason's efforts to make the world a free-er, fairer, more-fun place (tax-deductible!).
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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NPR's Scott Simon talks with CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour about a speech she gave last week in New York calling for the freedom of the press — in the United States.
From: NPR | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Among the many offenses that modern architecture has committed against Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Washington—America's main street, we like to call it—is a glass 'n' stone 'n' steel box that houses a museum about news gathering called, unfortunately,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Weekly Standard | Monday, December 5, 2016
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by Scott F. Aikin and Robert B. Talisse Still reeling from the unexpected outcome of the US presidential election, commentators understandably have begun diagnosing the political and intellectual condition of the country. One assessment that has been...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Scott F. Aikin and Robert B. Talisse | Monday, December 5, 2016
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First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy returned to Washington, D.C., on Thursday night, thanks to the magic of the movies. Bigwigs—both the Hollywood kind as well as those who hail from politics, journalism and the military—came out for a premiere of the...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Susan Wloszczyna | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Tomlinson was known for his gifted storytelling and award-winning journalism in both public radio and television. A colleague said he was "a foreign correspondent straight out of central casting."
From: NPR | By: Richard Gonzales | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Gambia's leader conceded defeat, Austria prepared for a high-stakes vote, Trump announced his choice for defense secretary, and more.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rosa Inocencio Smith | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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A lesson from an antique British monarch on 'The Crown'
From: The American Conservative | By: Rod Dreher | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Stories that inspire others to generate bitcoins for the victims of socialism and legal representation for cellphone Romeos.
From: Reason | By: Katherine Mangu-Ward | Friday, December 2, 2016
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At WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs 2016, the long-running rivalry between AJ Styles and Dean Ambrose will finally culminate in a Tables, Ladders and Chairs match where Styles' coveted WWE World Championship will be up for grabs. These two have...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Graham GSM Matthews | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Today’s comic by Mario Fiore is Pipeline protector: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … Aftab Pureval, Hamilton County, Ohio’s new Democratic Clerk of Courts, and how he won, by David Akadjian Racism is a battle that we’ve fought before, by Susan...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Friday, December 2, 2016
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“We in journalism have a lot to answer for when it comes to the election, and I include myself in that,” he said.
From: New York Post | By: Page Six Team | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Standing Rock: US denies key permit for Dakota Access pipeline, a win for tribe. United we Stand: Following Flint and the dozens of others cities and towns that no longer offer safe drinking water, I think we’re all united in understanding the simple...
From: Elephant Journal | By: Waylon Lewis | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Teabagger and maybe Trump nominee for something (hopefully other than the Sec. of the VA), Sarah Palin slams Trump and Pence in a Randian manner on bailing out Carrier and Carrier workers calling it as an intrusion on free enterprise. Afterwards she...
From: Angry Bear | By: run75441 | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Our nation’s media are in uncharted territory with President-elect Donald Trump, and they know it. What is the best path forward for them to do their jobs? A week ago, I wrote that media had failed in covering the election and that they’re still...
From: Daily Kos | By: Sher Watts Spooner | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Rania Khalek is still in Lebanon to produce journalism on Syria, and for this week’s show, she provides an update on Syrian government forces, which bombed, pushed out rebel forces, and retook half of Aleppo’s “rebel district.” Later in the episode,...
From: Firedoglake | By: Kevin Gosztola | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Signs Of A Creepy Government Conspiracy At Standing Rock is a bit of investigative journalism from, er, Cracked, covering various cybersecurity attacks that have been launched against the protest camp at Standing Rock....
From: MetaFilter | By: whir | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Teaching Arabic to school student needs to be engaging and useful, it can't just be a copy and paste approach.
From: Khaleej Times | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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A grueling year for journalists comes to a close. Let’s take time to say thanks to those who gather the facts.
From: Seattle Times | By: Leonard Pitts Jr. | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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In the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the media has worked itself into a panic about the rise of fake news on social media. The post The first U.S. presidency of the post-literate age appeared first on The Japan Times....
From: Japan Times | By: Joe Weisenthal | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … Aftab Pureval, Hamilton County, Ohio’s new Democratic Clerk of Courts, and how he won, by David Akadjian Racism is a battle that we’ve fought before, by Susan Grigsby How should journalism function in the age...
From: Daily Kos | By: Barbara Morrill | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Ultimately, this site is about solutions. I want to take a moment to thank every reader who took the time to email me after spotting oftwominds.com on the Washington Post's absurd "list of Russian propaganda sites." You all got the joke, so to speak,...
From: Of Two Minds | By: Charles Hugh Smith | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Mark Lilla’s piece for The NYT, “The End of Identity Liberalism,” has been making the rounds lately, and for good reason. See passages like this: For a full year I read only European publications, not American ones. My thought was to try seeing...
From: Secular Right | By: mupetblast | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is already being touted as a success by many in the film industry — understandable if one is going by those early ticket sales. Deadline just reported that the film is outstripping ticket sales for other hits, such as Suicide...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aric Mitchell | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Less than a month after pledging to... rededicate ourselves to the fundamental mission of Times journalism. That is to report America and the world honestly, without fear or favor, striving always to understand and reflect all political perspectives...
From: Free Republic | By: NY Times | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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If you enjoyed the first Data Journalism UK conference on November 22, or followed from afar, I’ve gathered together all the presentations from the day on a special Slideshare account here. The BBC’s Dan Wainwright has written about his session on...
From: Online Journalism Blog | By: Paul Bradshaw | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The real craziness comes out at a global warming conference – featuring a journalism professor, a philosopher, and an actual real scientist.
From: American Thinker | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Mabelynn Capeluj is a senior at Cal State Northridge, where she is currently majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in Spanish journalism. One look at her pictures, though, is enough to see that she could clearly make a fortune … More » The...
From: EveryJoe | By: Stephen Kersey | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The suit against a campus paper that reported a woman’s allegation against a professor pits students seeking information and administrators concerned about privacy.
From: New York Times | By: STEPHANIE SAUL | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Friday, December 2, 2016
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George Glazer, who handled the public relations accounts for the largest oil companies to explain the reasons for long lines at the pumps during the 1973 Arab oil embargo, died Nov. 22 at his home west of Boynton Beach. He was 86.After graduating from...
From: South Florida Sun-Sentinel | By: Lisa J. Huriash | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Bullying Christians may be a favorite strategy of the left—but it’s not necessarily an effective one. Chip and Joanna Gaines of HGTV’s popular show “Fixer Upper” may be sending that message without ever opening their mouths. In what can only...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Signal | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Here at Flavorwire, we pride ourselves on not only writing some of the best content on the internet, but keeping an eye on all of the great writing that other folks on the ‘net are doing, too. And since our audience (and we) love books in particular,...
From: Flavorwire | By: Sarah Seltzer | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Some weekend reading.THE BEST BOOK ABOUT WORK THERE EVER WAS, SORRY STUDS.Talking about work and what people do for a living is a fun thing to do at cocktail parties and holiday parties and wherever else you happen to be that finds you surrounded by...
From: The Billfold | By: Megan Reynolds | Friday, December 2, 2016
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This week we bring you a special edition of France in Focus. To mark FRANCE 24’s 10th anniversary on December 6, we're taking you behind the scenes of our 24-hour news channel for a tour of the studios and to see how a news bulletin is put together....
From: France 24 | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Newsworthiness has long been the first line of defense against invasion of privacy tort claims. Publishing private information about someone, like someone’s medical records or phone number, can bring legal liability. But a plaintiff in a privacy-invasion...
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Jacob Gershman | Friday, December 2, 2016
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On Saturday, The New York Times published a long, comprehensively researched investigation on Donald Trump’s possible conflicts of interest around the globe. It had photos, videos, maps, half a dozen bylines—real journalism! It addressed, with the...
From: A.V. Club | By: Clayton Purdom | Friday, December 2, 2016
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The far right clowns who run Breitbart "News" may have sabotaged themselves by calling for a boycott and "war" on the Kellogg Company for pulling advertising from the hate site. Apparently it didn't occur to them that attacking a major advertiser might...
From: Little Green Footballs | By: Charles | Friday, December 2, 2016
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I see so many people discussing what went wrong for the Dems in 2016. But most are written by journalists, so they miss (imho) their own role in what went wrong. Imagine you're watching an NBA basketball game, and one team is being called for every...
From: Scripting News | Friday, December 2, 2016
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The bullsh** detector just went crazyThe post CNN’s Jeff Zucker Gets A Surprise Reception At Harvard Conference appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | Friday, December 2, 2016
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