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Donna Carpenter, Jamie McJunkin, Pete McBride and Lukas Haynes Join POW Board of Directors Read the full Protect Our Winters Adds New Board Members article on Snowboarder Magazine....
From: Snowboarder Magazine | By: SNOWBOARDER | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Belatedly realizing that by doing this, Andrew Sullivan saves himself from liveblogging the Clinton Restoration. — daveweigel (@daveweigel) January 28, 2015 Oh, yeah, back in the day… PandoDaily let Mark Ames reprint his 2013 Hall of Shame coverage...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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With Andrew Sullivan announcing the end of his 15-year blogging career—and with it, his “bold experiment” in transforming journalism into crowd-funded blogging— I figure it’s a good time to take one last look at Sullivan’s long, poisonous...
From: Pando Daily | By: Mark Ames | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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As the United Kingdom’s national broadcaster, the BBC operates under a royal charter, a formal document issued by the British monarchy that sets out the BBC’s priorities, ensures the broadcaster’s editorial independence, and details the responsibilities...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Joseph Lichterman | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Photographer Lynsey Addario is profiled by the Columbia Journalism Review; the piece highlights her work as a voice for Pakistani refugees, US marines, and Syrian war casualties—all while balancing her life as a mom:The photo of the Syrian teenager...
From: The Rumpus | By: Bryan Washington | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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I just submitted my dissertation (yay...)! But during the struggle I've decided that academia is not my cup of tea--what next? Details after dropping out of warp.Hello hivemind, A couple of days ago, I submitted my disaster of a dissertation (political...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: wallawallasweet | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Given the excitement the logo has generated on the RuNet social media, it will probably bear the public relations fruit the airport had hoped for.
From: Global Voices | By: Tetyana Lokot | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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So long, and thanks for all the links.
From: Reason | By: Peter Suderman | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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1. Political differences aren’t the problem in America. It’s our fierce intolerance of political differences. By Clive Crook in Bloomberg View 2. Instead of burying carbon emissions underground, a new plan converts it to minerals for longer-lasting,...
From: Time | By: tarekrizk | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Helsinki Regional Transport Authority is piloting an on-call minibus service called Kutsuplus. (Screen grab via AjeloInc / YouTube) Truthout needs your help to publish grassroots investigative journalism and to share visions for a brighter future. Contribute...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Limited money is causing state schools to choose among subjects with the most demand
From: Time | By: Ben Goldberger | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The threat the Loony Cultural Left poses to liberals -- and to us all
From: The American Conservative | By: Rod Dreher | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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And what’s going all with the recent Sports Illustrated departures?
From: The Big Lead | By: thebiglead2013 | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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First published at Capital New York What might “60 Minutes” be like if it were launching in 2015? It might look—or really sound—a lot like “Reveal.” You may have bumped into “Reveal,” a first-of-its-kind regular radio investigative-journalism...
From: Newsonomics | By: Ken Doctor | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Syriza's electoral victory on January 25 has been viewed as a historic turning point for Greece and Europe. This analysis suggests another perspective on what the Greek electoral results really tell us, and attempts to temper some of the hype following...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Fact: Donald Trump gave the very bestest speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit over the weekend. How do we know that’s true? Because Donald Trump says so, duh, even though the New York Post is spreading vicious lies, which we know are vicious lies because...
From: Wonkette | By: Kaili Joy Gray | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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I spent last week in Cebu, the second largest city in T […]
From: Ethan Zuckerman | By: Ethan | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The amazing history of The National ENQUIRER is well-chronicled in Enquiring Minds: The Untold Story of the Man Behind the National Enquirer — a film that’s as guilty a pleasure as The ENQUIRER itself, and now available on VHX. Directed …...
From: OK Magazine | By: OK! Staff | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Economists predict that colleges will soon become "unbundled" by the Internet. But that won't—and shouldn't—happen.   ...
From: The Atlantic | By: Derek Newton | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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From the White House to the Midwest, American politicians are creating—and favoring—state-sponsored media in lieu of the free press....
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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A popular journalist dies in a fire, but autopsy results confirm that she was murdered. Netizens want justice in what many assume to be a domestic violence case.
From: Global Voices | By: Flora Thomas | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Journalism is a kabuki, a ritualized form, polished over the years. We have our traditions. Some subjects we avoid. You’ll never see the “Lotto: Sucker’s game or stupid tax?” headline. On the other hand, every snowfall is covered like a fresh...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Neil Steinberg | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Bowe Bergdahl, the eccentric Army enlistee and final Afghanistan P.O.W. whose release from Taliban custody left detractors screaming for his corpse, may face desertion charges soon. Or maybe not. No one knows for certain just yet. But either way, these...
From: Gawker | By: Adam Weinstein | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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A controversial Spanish former magistrate slammed Google in Geneva for handing over emails from Wikileaks staff to the FBI without informing the whistleblowing website. At a press conference in the Swiss city on Monday, Baltasar Garzón, who heads the...
From: Free Republic | By: TheLocal.ch | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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To commemorate 100 years of making maps, National Geographic's Cathy Newman has penned a fascinating summary of the organization's cartographic influence on not just nature journalism, but on history and science itself. To date, NatGeo has produced 438...
From: Io9 | By: George Dvorsky | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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When it comes to old media taking on new media strategies, The New York Times is among the top five publishers on social media. In keeping with this strong social presence, The Times recently launched @NYTVideo on Instagram to share and showcase its...
From: Inside Facebook | By: Kimberlee Morrison | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Granted, ultra-Orthodox Jews are restrictive sexually. Granted, they often don't talk to outsiders, especially on sensitive topics. But is that reason enough to devote over 3,150 words to a single viewpoint? The answer, unfortunately, is "Yes" at the...
From: Get Religion | By: Jim Davis | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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In case you missed it, Skittles PR AOR Olson Engage continued its pre-Super Bowl promotional campaign yesterday by launching a faux interview with Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch. The stunt was a play on the fact Lynch strongly dislikes speaking...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Crowdfunding is becoming a popular way for writers to raise money to make books. In fact, Kickstarter funded 2,064 publishing projects and 158 journalism endeavors in 2014. To help guide writers learn more about how to use Kickstarter, the crowdfunding...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Longtime Golf Digest/Golf World editor Ron Sirak was named the recipient of the 2015 PGA Lifetime Award in Journalism on Wednesday. Sirak is the fifth Golf Digest/Golf World editor to win the award since...
From: Golf Digest | By: Alex Myers | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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This is a guest post by Erica A. Hernandez, a public relations student at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. The saying \"practice what you preach\" may ring true, but it could not be more applicable to the current...
From: Media Bistro | By: admin | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Ghetto reportage—gritty depictions of crime and struggle in the city—has come to be dominated by two schools of journalism. The first is represented by David Simon, creator of HBO’s “The Wire,” who, in his pre-television days, covered the crime...
From: The New Republic | By: Dan Slater | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The upcoming Academy Awards (on Sunday, February 22nd) is a time to gather around the television and celebrate the cinematic achievements of the year. We figured it was about time we did the same for the inspiring activists, videos, infographics, technology...
From: One Blog | By: Emily Walker | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Andrew Sullivan — perhaps the archetypal news blogger, one of the earliest traditional-media journalists to embrace the then-new form — is calling it quits. The reasons: burnout, stress, health issues, and a general desire to do something else. …I...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Joshua Benton | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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JOURNALISM: Politico invents nasty Mike Huckabee quote, mocks it.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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I woke up to a flat tire this morning, which was just great! So, I walked over to the local Dunkin’ Donuts (because I can’t afford to drop four dollars on Starbucks), and thought about a few things as I combed through my daily reads on my phone....
From: Scott's Shots | By: Ryan Hadfield | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Indiana Gov. abandons plans to launch state-controlled news service to compete with actual news media....
From: Talking Points Memo | By: Josh Marshall | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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I am in the middle or writing a pair of "On Religion" columns about the recent "Getting Religion" conference in Westminster, England, led by the Open University and the Lapido Media network that promotes religious literacy in the press and in diplomatic...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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And for some odd indeterminable reason, people tend not to forget images like this. RT @shani_o: pic.twitter.com/xpbPaY40CG — Ta-Nehisi Coates (@tanehisicoates) December 4, 2014 New York Magazine writer Jonathan Chait, best known for being one of the...
From: Firedoglake | By: DSWright | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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In a heart-wrenching goodbye to viewers, veteran news anchor Larry Stogner sign off after 40 years of service from WTVD Raleigh last week. Stogner shockingly announced that he had been diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Before...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Ramiz Parchment | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Rolling Stone and Google have made a deal bound to make music fans happy. Through a new partnership, Rolling Stone’s entire archives will be available on the Google Play Newsstand app. The app — which can be downloaded at Google Play and Apple’s App...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris O'Shea | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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After almost 40 years on the air, longtime news anchor Larry Stogner is stepping down from his post. Stogner's heartbreaking message on ABC affiliate WTVD in Raleigh, North Carolina, comes after he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease....
From: Mashable | By: Andrea Romano | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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LarryStogner,anearly40-yearveteranoftelevisionnews,announcedhisretirement withatouchingmonologueonFridaynight.TheeveninganchorforNorthCarolina’sABC11alsocourageouslyrevealedthereason:amyotrophiclateralsclerosis,orALS.“Fornearlyfourdecades,Ihavemetyourighthere,usuallyatsix.Boy,we’veseenalotofchangeoverthoseyears....
From: Warming Glow | By: ryanuproxx | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Back from travel to lands and hotels of poor wifi, I’m returning to post more free chapters from Geeks Bearing Gifts: Imagining New Futures for News. Today’s is the last of the first half of the book, about exploring untapped technologies for news....
From: BuzzMachine | By: Jeff Jarvis | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Oh, Super Bowl media day. Not only is it a time of players basking in the moment of making it to the Super Bowl, it's also a chance for the media to hoard around members of both teams. That, however, is not all that goes into the quirky Tuesday before...
From: Bleacher Report | By: R. Cory Smith | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Since I live in Oklahoma, this Washington Post headline caught my attention: Deeply conservative Oklahoma adjusts to sudden arrival of same-sex marriage I'm not sure what I expected when I clicked the link.  I guess I hoped the Post would go below...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Here is an excellent piece by Bilal Ahmed taking the major media outlets to task for their profound ignorance of Yemen.
From: Tabsir | By: tabsir | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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At 11:38 a.m. on a cold January 28, 1986, TV broadcast the launch of what was assumed would be a successful space shuttle mission. At 11:39 a.m. the space shuttle Challenger exploded after take off killing all seven astronauts aboard. The most well-known...
From: Poynter Online | By: David Shedden | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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JOURNALISM: Media “Blows” Coverage Of Menendez Iran Sanctions Delay.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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