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Late-night club-goers are celebrating the end of a police crackdown that shut dancing just when the party was getting started.
From: Global Voices | By: Matt McClellan | Friday, July 3, 2015
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It's easy to laugh off Donald Trump's fact-free comments about Mexican immigrants being rapists. And easy to poke fun, as Jon Stewart did, at Trump's grudging admission that some Mexican immigrants might be "good people." But there is a serious issue...
From: AOL Television | By: Jeff Cohen | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Kolah Germezi (or "Red Hat") is a beloved Iranian TV program featuring a collection of skits and musical numbers. Its producer says the program officially has 35 million viewers.
From: Global Voices | By: Public Radio International | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Trump’s invective was anything but original
From: Time | By: Ryan Sager | Friday, July 3, 2015
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This is part of Content Marketing Guide where we will be discussing about digital content marketing trends which many businesses will find helpful to better reach their target audiences in such a busy and cluttered world. Content marketing is not a sort...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Jonha Revesencio | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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This was the rare week that my column for the Universal Syndicate grew directly out of what was happening online here at GetReligion. It doesn't take a doctorate in journalism history to figure out the topic for all of the chatter. Correct? That discussion...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Friday, July 3, 2015
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~ Posted by Hazel Sheffield, July 3rd 2015 “Amy”, the new biopic about the troubled British singer Amy Winehouse, starts on the evening of her friend's 14th birthday. Winehouse is sitting at the foot of some stairs with two friends sucking lollipops,...
From: More Intelligent Life | By: Lucy Farmer | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Landing your first entry-level job after college is no small feat: it can take plenty of time, discipline, and confidence to get your foot in the door. Whether you're feeling overwhelmed and in need of direction or you feel confident in your search,...
From: SavvySugar | By: Erin-Cullum | Friday, July 3, 2015
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It's no exaggeration to say that when teenagers are placed in adult prison, horror results. Huffington Post reporter Dana Liebelson investigated the ongoing abuses in her hard-hitting new story, "Cruel And All-Too-Usual." "The adult system is not designed...
From: Urlesque | By: Marina Fang | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Here in my home state of Oklahoma, the Ten Commandments made headlines this week. More precisely, a monument to the "Thou shalts" and "Thou shalt nots" sparked a 7-2 decision by the state Supreme Court. The lede from The Oklahoman: The Ten Commandments...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Ken Doctor asks if there is a business model for news lurking in the midst of Apple, Twitter, Facebook et al. As all such pieces that begin this way, he concludes, maybe, but he's not sure how. The correct answer is no, as long as the tech industry controls...
From: Scripting News | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Social Justice is the Root of All Debt It’s the fault of everyone who gave the left money and wanted it back. July 3, 2015 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical...
From: Free Republic | By: FrontPage | Friday, July 3, 2015
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As the introduction penned this week by Louisville Courier-Journal’s newest reporter makes clear, Sarah Ivens brings a wealth of experience to the Kentucky beat. Born and raised in London, where she worked for various magazines and newspapers, she...
From: Media Bistro | By: Richard Horgan | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Platish or perish? With those malaprop-sounding fighting words a year ago, digital entrepreneur Jonathan Glick neatly, if broadly, summed up a question of the moment on Twitter. We’ve read so many obits for news media over the past 10 years that you’d...
From: Newsonomics | By: Ken Doctor | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Hi there. I'm Kari Howard, and I edit the Great Reads (a.k.a. Column Ones) for the Los Angeles Times. Two of my biggest loves are narrative journalism and music, and I'm lucky that my days are filled with both: When reading the stories, I get inspired...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Kari Howard | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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The silence of major newspapers and media outlets towards more than half a million leaked documents from Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is deafening.
From: Global Voices | By: Abir Ghattas | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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A million years from now, long after the earth’s population has evolved into a single species of translucent gelatinous cubes, there’s a good chance that someone will still answer the question “What did you do today?” with “You know… yada...
From: Warming Glow | By: chloeschildhause | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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When I was a boy I made my first newspaper. With a pen, ruler and sheet of paper, I marked out some boxes and filled them in with stories about what was going on in my home and the world around me. I then photocopied it and tried to sell it to my parents...
From: AOL Television | By: Seán Dagan Wood | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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A bill to hide government actions both large and small from public scrutiny is quietly making its way through the Wisconsin legislature. A budget committee voted to approve the bill Thursday along party lines with only Republicans voting for it. It still...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Coburn Palmer | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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FINALLY, A CANDIDATE WHO UNDERSTANDS THE MEDIA: “I actually stopped him and I said, ‘You know what? No, she’s not [nice]. She wants to destroy you. Nothing would make her happier than to take your life and filet you on the front pages. And don’t...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The editorial staff for Salon Media, a progressive news and analysis outlet, unanimously announced in a letter today that they intend to unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East. “Every single one of the editorial employees at Salon supports...
From: The American Prospect | By: Justin Miller | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Boycotts typically fail. CNN reconfirmed that maxim this week with the news that Chick-fil-A -- hit hard with gay-rights protests a few years ago -- ranked first in customer satisfaction among fast-food restaurants. "Not everyone likes Chick-fil-A's...
From: Get Religion | By: Jim Davis | Friday, July 3, 2015
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If you’re looking for something to read over the Fourth of July weekend, you’re in luck. This week gave us brand-new issues of Virginia Quarterly Review and PANK to peruse in the beer-buzzed downtime between barbecues and fireworks.VQR’s summer...
From: The Rumpus | By: Claire Burgess | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Sons of Anarchy was a remarkable TV series by any standard. Since its inception in 2008, Sons of Anarchy went on to garner more than 10 million viewers by the time the first episode of its final season was premiered on September 9, 2014, according to...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacey Cole | Friday, July 3, 2015
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NEW YORK -- When Gawker founder Nick Denton treks to St. Petersburg, Florida, to fight a $100 million lawsuit brought by Hulk Hogan, he’ll argue that the wrestler-turned-reality-star’s sex life is a newsworthy subject and that publishing a story...
From: Lemondrop | By: Michael Calderone | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Today as part of our 'Be the Mondoweiss Megaphone' campaign we’re looking beyond social media and “clicktivism” to the many opportunities in your daily routine to reach people through live conversation and traditional media. Please help us raise...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Adam Horowitz, Scott Roth and Philip Weiss | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Katy Perry versus the nuns: It was all over mainstream media for days. And who could blame them? What a great story hook! Laughable, readable, and best of all, clickable! Um, yeah, we can still blame them, for reporting a story that ain't so. We'll start...
From: Get Religion | By: Jim Davis | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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If it bleeds, it leads is a truism of news coverage. We all sympathize with the victims of senseless violence, and their families, because we know that it could have been us, and our families. Yet, our world has never been less violent - except in news...
From: AOL Television | By: Nigel Barber | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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By Laurie Goering LONDON July 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Germany and Spain sweated and London sweltered through its hottest July day on record this week, scientists said it is "virtually certain" that climate change is increasing the likelihood...
From: TV Squad | By: Eline Gordts | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Wilmore asked Newsome about what was involved in taking down the Confederate flag, an act that involved around 10 people.
From: Mediaite | By: Andrew Husband | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Newseum Institute/USA TODAY poll finds shrinking support for media's watchdog role        ...
From: USA Today | Friday, July 3, 2015
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It could be said that journalism, the world over, is in a bad place these days.
From: Energy Bulletin | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Over the last few years, we've seen leaks here and there of the various chapters of the TPP agreement, but generally ones that are quite out of date. The latest public leak of the "intellectual property" chapter that I'm aware of was done last October...
From: Techdirt | By: Mike Masnick | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Full disclosure: I've known this filmmaker, Spooky Dan, a little while - like me, he's had a foot in the world of entertainment journalism and indie horror. But I think we can all agree that whether I knew him or not, I'd be talking about the first live-action...
From: Topless Robot | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Just before the predictable pyrotechnics of a July 4 weekend, something exploded, maybe or maybe not unpredictably. It was a rocket from SpaceX, the current version of a space-dream factory, meant to resupply the International Space Station. The Falcon...
From: AOL Television | By: Robert Bliwise | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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More magazine, it would seem, is having its political moment, between a July/August edition guest edited by First Lady Michelle Obama and an inaugural awards luncheon held at the Newseum Monday that was spun off from the issue. The MORE Impact Awards...
From: Media Bistro | By: Corinne Grinapol | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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As a young J-school student, my goal was to eventually land a job as a staff foreign correspondent for a prestigious newspaper. What could be more fun, more interesting, more exciting, more glamorous?  I've had many great experiences as a journalist...
From: Get Religion | By: Ira Rifkin | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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It’s a short week, but there has been some good stuff on Medium about journalism and for journalists. In case you missed it, here are five of those stories, including how people first found out about the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling,...
From: Poynter Online | By: Kristen Hare | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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When Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt made his infamous "trouble with girls" remark, we learned two things:The Nobel Prizes are really super important, guys. Seriously, people will go to all lengths to defend the owner of one.As the the conversation around Hunt's...
From: Popular Science | By: Maki Naro | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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"I have three words of advice for you," Netanyahu told Oren in one of their first meetings. "Media. Media. Media." Any criticisms of Israel that got traction, Oren had to call the Congress or the major press
From: Mondoweiss | By: James North | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The New York Times has published their own ode to Independence Day—a Declaration of Surrender to Islamic terror—while freely offending a billion Catholics who don’t shoot journalists for publishing offensive art. Roundly criticized for publishing...
From: Red State | By: Steve Berman ( | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The anti-choice argument for Texas' omnibus law—that its regulations make the procedure safer—is an empirically false claim. Yet media outlets like NPR shy away from providing this basic fact when reporting on the court battles over this law. Image:...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Just a few months ago, veteran religion writer Jennifer Berry Hawes  celebrated winning the Pulitzer Prize. Hawes, a projects writer for the The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., worked on the team that produced "Till Death Do Us Part," a project...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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 Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. Not only do recent revelations concerning  the endemic sexual grooming of British girls by Muslim men demonstrate how crippling political correctness is, but they...
From: Free Republic | By: FrontPage Mag | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The editorial department at Salon Media, Inc. is following in Gawker’s footsteps by organizing with the Writer’s Guild of America, East. Staff writers announced the decision on Thursday with a letter “asking the management of Salon to recognize”...
From: The Wrap | By: Greg Gilman | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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For years, news organizations that post content on the Internet have allowed readers to leave comments about stories. Often, these readers' comments become a forum for political debates and other communication that the news organizations do not consider...
From: PhysOrg | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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In-depth research is the key to all good journalism – but even experienced journalists have trouble dealing with the huge quantities of information available nowadays. A novel research platform promises to help editors obtain a rapid but thorough overview...
From: PhysOrg | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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A Murder in the Park argues that a journalism professor’s sense of activism—as an opponent of the death penalty—freed a murderer from prison while an innocent man paid for his crime.
From: Under the Radar | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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One tweet; thousands of retweets and favorites; dozens of news stories. Welcome to the future of journalism, Sarah O’Connor. The London-based Financial Times employment correspondent did not write the FastFT item in question, about a 21-year-old contractor...
From: Media Bistro | By: Richard Horgan | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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W.C. “Bill” Heinz shows his 1932 Remington typewriter at his home in Bennington, Vt., in this Nov. 7, 2002 file photo. Heinz, an author, sportswriter and war correspondent, used the typewriter in World War II to write about the allied invasion of...
From: Poynter Online | By: Ed Sherman | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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