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The first unveil of our unapologetically subjective annual rankings includes a newsman, an energy emissary, and a rapperThe post The Maclean’s 2014 Power List, Part 1 appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Actor, Uber investor, and hair-trigger tweeter Ashton Kutcher complained this morning about how it’s unfair that journalists “should be exempt from ridicule and judgement and probing.”  Not surprisingly, the reaction to his rather bizarre argument...
From: VentureBeat | By: Gregory Ferenstein | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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In the journalism and the content industries, changes are swift and sweeping. This year we’ve witnessed the emergence of a new and exciting generation of digital, social publishers. These are outlets exploring new ways of creating and serving content,...
From: AdWeek | By: Adam Singolda | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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"What is so wrong about digging up dirt on shady journalist (sic)?"
From: CNN | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Scholarly articles, filled with indubitable knowledge and analysis, only exist for the general public behind pricey paywalls. So one lecturer is advocating for them to be free of charge....
From: The Atlantic | By: Noah Berlatsky | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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1. Teach data literacy in elementary school. By Mohana Ravindranath in the Washington Post 2. A new app lets kids explore the life and living conditions of other children around the world. By Laura Bliss in CityLab 3. Politics inside Yemen — once a...
From: Time | By: tarekrizk | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Hint: it's not the open sea or a Norwegian fjord
From: Time | By: skywordsupport | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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This week, back in November 2005, The View from Fez posted its first story and, at the time, we were amazed that we actually had anyone viewing our posts. Now, nine years on, we celebrate having posted 4,500 stories, 4,577, 279 page views and more...
From: The View From Fez | By: Sandy McCutcheon | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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You may known Cory Bergman as the cofounder (and now general manager) of the innovative mobile app Breaking News, or as the cofounder of Seattle hyperlocal network Next Door Media. But now he’s got a new email newsletter, Mobile Media Memo, that I...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Joshua Benton | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Tiger Woods nearly broke the internet Tuesday afternoon when he posted a column on Derek Jeter’s new website, the Players’ Tribune, which blasted a column in the December issue of Golf Digest for a satirical fake interview with Woods that was penned...
From: Stephanie Wei | By: Stephanie Wei | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Back when Janice Dickinson, the polarizing plasticized 70’s-80’s supermodel and America’s Next Top Model judge, wrote her autobiography No Lifeguard on Duty: The Accidental Life of the World’s First Supermodel in 2002, she allegedly included...
From: MissInfo.tv | By: Miss Info | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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A colleague offers the following capsule summary of Associated Press reporter Nicole Winfield's latest report on Pope Francis, in which the pontiff's defense of traditional church teaching seems to baffle the Vatican correspondent: Francis is a RADICAL...
From: Get Religion | By: Dawn Eden | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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In Kill the Messenger, Gary Webb, the investigative journalist who exposed the contra-crack connection, is portrayed by Jeremy Renner—most familiar to a mass audience as Hawkeye in The Avengers, but known to film buffs for appearing in gritty, based-on-real-life...
From: In These Times | By: Jim Naureckas | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Preparations for the summit seem to be a hit with locals, but some already wonder what awaits the city, after the conference, when the repaired buildings fall into disrepair again.
From: Global Voices | By: Sanjib Chaudhary | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Ben Bradlee was almost singlehandedly responsible for the shift in the role of the print media in the early 1970s from an institution which sought to gather, present, and analyze the news to one that became fixated on the pursuit of justice.
From: American Thinker | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Members of The Tampa Tribune staff received first-place awards for photography, sports feature writing, front page design and informational graphics in the 2014 Florida Press Club Excellence in Journalism Competition. The awards were presented during...
From: Tampa Tribune | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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We need a constant barrage of reports on the bottom-line effects of climate change that drive home the reality that this is a pocket-book issue.
From: Reuters | By: Steven Brill | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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At New Republic, Jon Cohn has a detailed exploration on the whole Jonathan Gruber Obamacare mess and what Gruber's comments tell us about American politics. It's worth a read if you want to delve back into the painful intricacies of the debate and slow...
From: Daily Kos | By: Joan McCarter | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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What a growing body of research reveals about the biology of human happiness—and how to navigate the (temporary) slump in middle age...
From: The Atlantic | By: Jonathan Rauch | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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It's strange to think that this week's whole Uber kerfuffle might never have happened had one of the company's executives thought to utter six vital words. We're talking about the one phrase that is kryptonite to sensational headlines: "This is off the...
From: Mashable | By: Chris Taylor | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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This essay is the second in our Push For Parity essay series, featuring stories about women in leadership in journalism. For more on our series and details about how you can contribute, see Kelly McBride’s essay introducing the project. The first things...
From: Poynter Online | By: Rachel Smolkin | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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I have, for the past several years, worked as a journalist in a fairly niche area. I do not want to do this anymore - but I do want to put my skills to good use, and make a decent living. How do I do this? What now?I work at a trade magazine – it is...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Monday, November 17, 2014
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Ashton Kutcher is a busy guy — he’s the star of Two and A Half Men, a new father, and a very disgruntled investor in Uber. Uber is just one of dozens of companies Kutcher has helped fund through his A Grade Investment company. Right now Uber isn’t...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Niki Cruz | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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The takedown of Bill Cosby, from an attack of a comedian to allegations of sexual assault by a string of women, vividly illustrates the toxic mix of social media and irresponsible journalism. This story is classic click bait — sensational material...
From: Washington Times | By: Christopher Harper | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Award-winning Tampa Bay Times’ journalists Bill Duryea and Micheal Kruse are leaving the Sunshine state and taking their talents to Washington. Politico’s Susan Glasser sent out a staff-wide email yesterday announcing the new hires for the publication’s...
From: Media Bistro | By: Brianna Ehley | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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We know this much: Uber has a huge public relations problem on its hands. How it's dealing with that has lessons for all tech startups -- but for tech journalists too....
From: VentureBeat | By: Dylan Tweney | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Reports are circulating that Orange Is the New Black star Taryn Manning has been arrested after threatening to kill her former friend turned alleged stalker. Her alleged arrest comes two months after her stalker, Janine Heller was arrested for violating...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Niki Cruz | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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It's rather hard to miss the harsh new light being shown on one of America's long-time cultural icons, Bill Cosby, as credible rape allegations against him add up. But by...
From: Washington Monthly | By: Ed Kilgore | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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When people hack, stab and shoot their way into a synagogue -- especially in Jerusalem, a nexus of three world religions -- you can expect a second wave: of news coverage. The killings of Jews at prayer in Jerusalem set a tragic yet xxx vital instance...
From: Get Religion | By: Jim Davis | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Bigwig politicians, reporters and DC socialites, all showed up Monday night to the Newsuem in downtown Washington to honor Bob Schieffer and 60 years of exceptional journalism by Face The Nation. In something rarely seen in Washington, the evening...
From: Media Bistro | By: Damon Marx | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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USA Today media columnist and lazy gadfly Michael Wolff has finally weighed in on BuzzFeed’s report about an Uber executive’s inflammatory comments at a private dinner hosted by the car-sharing service at a Manhattan restaurant. Wolff is quite unpleased...
From: Gawker | By: J.K. Trotter | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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This is getting silly but it is expected in that Nazi fascist atmosphere we started it with banning columnists , TV shows , TV hosts as well books so it is natural this craziness reaches to songs.Singer Hamza Namira's songs are now banned in the Egyptian...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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The Guardian | Arrêt sur Images Agnès Chauveau has been suspended as executive director of the journalism school at the Institut d’études politiques de Paris, the university also known as Sciences Po. Chauveau used unattributed material in a radio...
From: Poynter Online | By: Andrew Beaujon | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Three of the Canadians unveiled in the first reveal of our 2014 Power List tell us what power means to themThe post Video: Three Power List honorees muse on the meaning of power appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Taryn Manning is firing back to clarify the details after reports flooded in this morning after her alleged arrest for making criminal threats against a former close friend. The 36-year-old Orange is the New Black actress went on a Twitter rant about...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Lisa Saxon helped open doors for women in sports journalism. Along the way, she had many tormentors – none more vehement than Reggie Jackson while covering the Angels in the mid-1980s....
From: New York Post | By: Zach Braziller | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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November 14, 2014 This interview with me was published in Biz Women, which is an offshoot of the Business Journals business journalism empire. It's about the genesis of The Broad Experience, what it's like to produce a growing podcast, and incorporates...
From: Ashley Milne-Tyte | By: Ashley Milne-Tyte | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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  This essay is the third in our Push For Parity essay series, featuring stories about women in leadership in journalism. For more on our series and details about how you can contribute, see Kelly McBride’s essay introducing the project. Poynter and...
From: Poynter Online | By: Ina Fried | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Gannett Digital/Des Moines Register Virtual reality is ascendant, and it's time for media outlets to take notice. Why? Consumer access to VR devices is about to take off thanks to ambitious prototypes from Oculus Rift and, in the past year, several major...
From: Columbia Journalism Review | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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CNN anchor Don Lemon stepped in it again Tuesday night when he asked a Bill Cosby rape accuser why she didn't forcefully use her teeth while unwillingly performing oral sex on the comedian....
From: Mediaite | By: Andrew Kirell | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Can you pinpoint a single decision that affected your entire career? What about an event that changed everything about how you would face the future? That's exactly what LinkedIn asked its network of top minds across all fields to write about for its...
From: Business Insider | By: Emmie Martin and Aaron Taube | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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BuzzFeed: Uber “Investigates” Top NY Exec for Privacy Violations Variety: Netflix Pulls Bill Cosby Special Amid Rape Allegations LinkedIn: Brand Journalism Is Not Content Marketing Forbes: Why Brands Should Pay Influencers Bloomberg View: What Do...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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I teach journalism and media law courses at the University of Kansas, and part of my job is to help students think critically and creatively about the legal problems that mass communicators most often face. We read stories and cases to illustrate abstract...
From: Columbia Journalism Review | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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NOTE: Just so you know, we’re going to talk about dick-biting. This is not by choice; it was forced upon us by CNN’s Don Lemon. So if you have a problem with dick-biting, you should lay back and think about the weather, because it turns out that...
From: Wonkette | By: Kaili Joy Gray | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Jennifer Preston has plenty of experience in the journalism business: “I’ve worked as a city hall bureau chief, a circulation marketing manager, a deputy metro editor, a senior newsroom manager. I ran news administration for the office of the executive...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Justin Ellis | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Many people are familiar with the devastating financial effects the Internet is having on newspapers and other legacy news outlets — the loss of advertising revenue, downsizing of staff and the shrinking newshole — but very few people (outside of......
From: The Hill | By: Patrick Maines, contributor | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Matthew Olsen, a former federal prosecutor and NSA official, is joining ABC News as a contributor based in Washington, DC. Most recently, Olsen was Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, reporting directly to President Obama and Director of...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris Ariens | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Peter Smith has spent the last several months reporting on immigrant religious communities in Pittsburgh, carving out time for the special project between daily assignments. After 13 years on the Godbeat with the Louisville Courier-Journal, Smith...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Moving to a different country as a child was challenging for Anna, but she did not let it hold her back. Find out how she springboarded her way from medicine into journalism.
From: Deutsche Welle | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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On November 19, 1863, various newspapers, magazines, and even the AP wire service reported on President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. President Lincoln was not the featured speaker at the November 19th dedication of the National Cemetery at...
From: Poynter Online | By: David Shedden | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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