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They are sentenced to three years in prison, on charges widely believed to be politically motivated and otherwise baseless. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Under the guise of journalism, the two traded compliments for almost 11 minutes straight.
From: Vanity Fair | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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The government recently threatened to pull the licenses of three news channels over criticism of the execution of Yakub Menon, convicted of the 1993 Mumbai bombings.
From: Global Voices | By: Sourabh | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Thinking out loud … while wondering what has made this world go mad? — My thoughts and prayers are extended to the families of the two TV journalists (Alison Parker and Adam Ward) who lost their lives simply doing their jobs this week, and to their...
From: WEEI | By: John Rooke | Friday, August 28, 2015
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In a previous post I explained some of the considerations in deciding to use a map in data visualisation, and went into detail about mapping points and heatmaps. In this second part, taken from the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University,...
From: Online Journalism Blog | By: Paul Bradshaw | Friday, August 28, 2015
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I have created a help page with information, referrals, and support for those affected by the AM hack. To access this free webpage, click here. So much for the last half of August being a slow news cycle. Between Jared Fogle (Subway), Josh Duggar (19...
From: AOL Television | By: Robert Weiss | Friday, August 28, 2015
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I’m in Accra for roughly 60 hours, long enough to remember why I love this country so very much, but not long enough to see all the people I want to see, to visit the markets and streets that I … Continue reading →...
From: Ethan Zuckerman | By: Ethan | Friday, August 28, 2015
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By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood And fired the shot heard 'round the world. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Concord Hymn," 1837 For centuries most Americans believed that "the...
From: AOL Television | By: Jim Sleeper | Friday, August 28, 2015
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From Trump to Rand, Hillary to Webb, spending and guns and taxes and drugs and war!
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Friday, August 28, 2015
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There’s not a day that goes by when clicks don’t register in digital journalists’ minds. The increasing pressure to produce traffic as much as good journalism isn’t new, but how that is manifesting across platforms is. And Thursday’s front...
From: The Wrap | By: Jordan Chariton | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Once famously combative, press conferences have morphed into carefully choreographed, entirely predictable affairs...
From: Salon.com | By: Luke Brinker | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Nathaniel Popper, NYTMost people still think of Bitcoin as the virtual currency used by drug dealers and shadowy hackers looking to evade the authorities. But the innovations that helped turn Bitcoin into the most popular virtual currency are now being...
From: Real Clear Markets | By: Nathaniel Popper, NYT | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Exposure to violent images and traumatic experiences can take a toll on reporters' minds. The post How Journalists Deal With The Trauma Of Covering Tragic Shooting Deaths appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Matthew Yglesias | By: Sam P.K. Collins | Friday, August 28, 2015
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After funny man Owen Wilson titled Donald Trump the ‘Charlie Sheen of politics,” the Two and A Half Men star expressed his wishes to actually be Donald’s right hand man, regardless of the humorous and sarcastic undertones, the public has taken...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jessica Dafoe | Friday, August 28, 2015
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It's a definite "Got News?" item when religious outfits news outfits report the appeal of a major human rights watchdog to stay alive -- and almost no one else notices. World magazine and Baptist Press this week wrote up a letter signed by 86 religious...
From: Get Religion | By: Jim Davis | Friday, August 28, 2015
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In a decision that has caused an international outcry, Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed have been found guilty of operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt by an Egyptian court. Peter...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chris Lake | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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I'm looking for newsy/magaziney/commentary/journalism websites with good, interesting, even inventive, uses of annotation (more interested in notes made by authors/editors than comments by readers, but that is also interesting!) in their articles. Grantland's...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: zresearch | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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People have been using Yelp to find hotels and restaurants for years. Now, they can make more informed decisions about hospitals, nursing homes and dialysis centers, too. As part of a new consumer protection initiative, government health data has become...
From: AOL Television | By: Alexander Howard | Friday, August 28, 2015
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As many of you know, my first job out of college was as the film critic for the Fresno Bee newspaper in (surprise!) Fresno, California. Fresno doesn’t have a sterling reputation in-state, but I have to tell you, I had a great time, and among other...
From: John Scalzi | By: John Scalzi | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Meet August’s amazing Full Moon. Those are not the best shots for the full moon for real as I am sick and I could not stand too late tonight...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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In the United States and Israel, a heated debate about whether to accept the nuclear deal with Iran continues. In the rest of the world, Iran’s reintegration is already underway....
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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In the United States and Israel, a heated debate about whether to accept the nuclear deal with Iran continues. In the rest of the world, Iran’s re-integration is already underway....
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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In Cincinnati, all eyes — or, at the very least, the eyes of those in the local news broadcasting business — have been on WCPO, an E.W. Scripps-owned ABC affiliate television station that in January 2014 put up a hard paywall on its website WCPO.com....
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Shan Wang | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Ninth grade was nothing like what Darrius Jones expected. Jones imagined that with high school would come more independence. Instead, he felt like he was being treated like a kid. “You had to sit a certain way,” he recalls. “You couldn’t lean,...
From: In These Times | By: Colleen Kimmett | Friday, August 28, 2015
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This post is about the Al Jazeera journalists retrial earlier, its meaning and the media circus followed it.Earlier Saturday , a Cairo Criminal court sentenced six defendants including three journalists to three years in jail for broadcasting false news...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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August 29, 2015 (JUBA/TORIT) - A South Sudanese journalist has gone missing nearly month after he was allegedly arrested and detained by security operatives in Eastern Equatoria state, his relatives and community members told Sudan Tribune on Saturday....
From: Sudan Tribune | By: SudanTribube.com | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Barking up the wrong castle, again.
From: Hot Air | By: C.T. Rex | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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On August 28, 2015, maverick fangirl Sarah Palin engaged fuzzy meat wad Donald Trump in what was billed as an interview. The two great patriots in fact stroked one another’s plainly suffering egos for 11 minutes. Journalism at its finest, folks.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Rachel Vorona Cote | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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One day we will tell our children how we seek refuge in Europe, how Syrians were drowned and how thousands of martyrs were killed. The day will come and we will our children that the Arab and Muslim States were closer to us "The Syrian refugees" but...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists. The case against Canadian national...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Associated Press | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.The case against Canadian...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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13 historians scour the past for Trumpian precedents.
From: Politico | By: (POLITICO Magazine) | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Al-Jazeera English's acting director-general said the verdict "'defies logic and common sense"
From: Time | By: Jacob Davidson | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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"Everything was pointing towards exoneration today. I was coming here for good news. They keep on disappointing us with this unbelievable judicial system. It’s unacceptable."...
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists. The case against Canadian...
From: Mashable | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Hey 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 | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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CAIRO (AP) — Three Al-Jazeera English journalists awaited a verdict in their retrial Saturday in an Egyptian court, hoping for an end to their long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.The case against...
From: Business Insider | By: Brian Rohan | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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If you haven’t watched One America News Network, you’re not alone. Available in only 12 million homes, the San Diego-based 24/7 news channel feels almost like a vlog rather than a huge journalism operation. Loose and conversational, and openly partisan,...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: Ross A. Lincoln | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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We must stop tolerating the exploitation of life for the simple sake of a retweet or a like. Or ratings. Or
From: Elephant Journal | By: elephant journal | Friday, August 28, 2015
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LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks will return to her old job heading Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper division, according to the Financial Times and New York Times, just over a year after being cleared of criminal charges in a phone-hacking...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Andrew Hart | Friday, August 28, 2015
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What are the talent requirements for next-generation leaders who will shape the future of the media, entertainment, and communications industry? This was the topic of a keynote and panel conversation at WICT Southern California Leadership Luncheon at...
From: AOL Television | By: Kate Neligan | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Why should I say it when Glenn Greenwald already has: A Washington Post article about the incident actually equated the two figures, beginning with the headline: “Jorge Ramos is a conflict junkie, just like his latest target: Donald Trump…”...
From: Bad Attitudes | By: Jerome Doolittle | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Happy Friday and happy weekend reading. Here’s our weekly roundup of things we read about journalism and the media this week on Medium. Thanks to Gurman Bhatia and Katie Hawkins-Gaar for helping curate. The Evolution of Magazine Covers Karen X. Cheng...
From: Poynter Online | By: Kristen Hare | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Joe Little of ABC Channel 10 News in San Diego had it right. He saw no need for media analysis when it came to Vester Flanagan, aka Bryce Williams, who murdered two people and injured a third on air as his camera rolled. He quickly sent the footage to...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Friday, August 28, 2015
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By: Chaia Milstein That empty space on your resume between 2012-2014 may not be a career-sinking problem. It's really all about what you did with yourself during that time, and how you present that to your potential employers, says Michelle Rosoff, an...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Savvy | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Common Sense Media parenting expert Caroline Knorr answers questions about parenting, media, and everything in between. Since the Internet has become the go-to source for entertainment, socializing, news, information, and more, we rarely think about...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Common Sense Media | Friday, August 28, 2015
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HuffPost Comedy -- your go-to for hard-hitting journalism -- has acquired never-before-seen surveillance footage from equally credible news source Funny or Die. In the tape, Fox News' Megyn Kelly, clearly having reached that final straw, confronts Donald...
From: AOL Television | By: Andy McDonald | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The sub-five-dollar pack is back.
From: The Awl | By: Helen Holmes | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Matt Waite has already enjoyed a varied career as an investigative journalist and author, as the principal developer behind PolitiFact, and, most recently, as an educator. He’ll soon add one more title to his CV: pilot. Waite, a journalism...
From: Columbia Journalism Review | Friday, August 28, 2015
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(Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z(ed) series, in which we ask fans of all...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Friday, August 28, 2015
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