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3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Edward Snowden: From 'Geeky' Dropout To NSA Leaker

The reporting on the documents he leaked won a Pulitzer Prize for the Washington Post and The Guardian, announced on Monday.


Related Topix: Publishing, Computers, Fort Meade, MD

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Reed Smith renegotiates at Franklin Square, leaving room for Washington Post

Law firm Reed Smith LLP will remain at its current headquarters at 1301 K St. NW, consolidating on the top three floors of Franklin Square and leaving plenty of room below for a potential Washington Post lease .


Related Topix: Reed Smith, Law, Publishing, Jeff Bezos, Amazon

7 hrs ago | The Independent

Liam Fox says 'self-publicising narcissist' Edward Snowden committed treason with NSA leaks

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Publishing, Terrorism

8 hrs ago | Baltimore News

UMd. proposes conference center next to campus

The Washington Post reports that the four-star, 300-room hotel with conference space would be built on three acres by the main entrance in College Park.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing

12 hrs ago | Boy Genius

Why you should expect your favorite websites to crash over the next few weeks

If you find yourself unable to access your favorite websites over the next few weeks, don't worry: The Internet isn't broken, it's just undergoing very needed repairs.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

At Some Schools, Football Not Making The Cut

The regional ranking of The Washington Post list of top Washington-area schools is compiled annually by educational columnist Jay Mathews.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing

Star Tribune

Lights Out groups work to protect migrating birds

From left, an American Woodcock, Black-eyed Junco, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Ovenbird, Catbird, and Northern Flicker are seen at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History on Feb. 20 in Washington, where dead birds are used for research.


Related Topix: Publishing, The Washington Post Company

Golden Gate Xpress

Former journalism chair speaks to department on new book, J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI

Minimizing harm: a term journalists carry with them with each story they write and do their best to remain ethical.


Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, PA

Inside Bay Area

Oakland Tribune editorial: Congress should end practice of decades-old debt collection

The length to which the federal government can go to make itself look heartless and foolish is, at times, breathtaking.


Related Topix: Publishing, Tax, Social Security, Personal Finance, Opinion

Free Republic

Washington Post: U.S. should send ground troops to Ukraine

Despite much diplomatic effort, the situation in Ukraine worsens. A coordinated Russian campaign, including an invasion threat, special operations destabilization in eastern Ukraine patterned on the Crimea model, and warnings of gas cutoffs document ever more clearly Vladimir Putin's aim to cripple the Ukrainian government and control much or even ... (more)


Related Topix: Publishing, Vladimir Putin, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

American "Quality" Press and Nigeria

Crowd gather at the scene of a bomb blast at a bus terminal in Nyayan, Abuja April 14, 2014.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Publishing

'No Longer Working Out': Another Investigative Reporter, Michael Isikoff, Leaves NBC News

On Friday, Erik Wemple -- a blogger for the Washington Post -- announced that the "renowned investigative reporter" Michael Isikoff was leaving the "Peacock Network" that day because "it was increasingly clear" that the news division "was moving in directions in which there were going to be fewer opportunities for my work ," Isikoff told the New ... (more)


Related Topix: Publishing, Blog News, Newsweek, Media, Journalism, Matt Drudge, Sex Scandal

The Washington Post

Nightlife Agenda: DC Braua s anniversary, August Alsina and champion DJs

DC Brau celebrates its third anniversary this week with a special happy hour at Meridian Pint and a concert at its Northeast D.C. brewery.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Washington, DC, Columbia Heights (Washington, DC), Beer, Drink

Anchorage Daily News

Doyle McManus: Reading between the lines in Washington

Reading is such an improbable idea - a miracle, really. Yet simple squiggles on a page, arranged just so, can convey ideas that change the way we think or introduce to us characters we love for a lifetime.


Related Topix: Publishing

Insider Monkey

Warren Buffett and Graham Holdings Co (GHC) Announce Agreement To Swap Stakes

GHC ) have reached an agreement to swap assets. As agreed earlier , Berkshire is set to receive WPLG, a Miami-based television station, a number of Berkshire Class A and Class B shares and cash in exchange for approximately 1.6 million shares of Graham Holdings Class B stock that are currently owned by Berkshire.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Publishing, Construction, USG Corporation

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

US: Evidence of Russia driving Ukraine unrest

Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," already among the most popular and celebrated novels of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Books, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Ohio, Gay/Lesbian

Pulitzer for NSA coverage echoes tradition in news

Coverage of the National Security Agency's sweeping surveillance program that won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday follows a tradition of bucking the U.S. government on matters of secret intelligence.


Related Topix: Publishing, The Washington Post Company, Media, New Times, Chelsea (New York, NY), Journalism, US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fox News

Journalists win Pulitzers for Snowden's NSA leaks- Washington Post, Guardian among winners

Ed Snowden, the fugitive from justice now hiding out in Moscow, didn't win a Pulitzer Prize today.


Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing


UPDATE 3-Reuters, Guardian US, Washington Post, Boston Globe win Pulitzer prizes

Reuters won a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for international reporting on the violent persecution of a Muslim minority in Myanmar, the Pulitzer Prize Board at Columbia University announced.


Related Topix: Publishing, Columbia University, The Washington Post Company

Hot Air

Woodward: There's obviously something wrong at the IRS

Tomorrow is Tax Day, and millions of Americans - myself included - will see a large drain from our bank accounts to satisfy our obligations to Uncle Sam.


Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Publishing, Tea Party, Texas


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