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37 min ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

BuzzFeed fires editor for plagiarizing

Confronted by charges of plagiarism, BuzzFeed on Friday fired Benny Johnson, the viral politics editor whose work often typified the website's energetic storytelling style.

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4 hrs ago | The Age

Andrews accused of being 'tricky'

On Friday in regional Victoria, Daniel Andrews was repeatedly quizzed on the theft of a Fairfax journalist's dictaphone, the opposition leader repeatedly responding that the claims were wrong.

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8 hrs ago | News24

.com | Swazis jail editor, lawyer for government criticism

Mbabane - Swaziland's High Court on Friday jailed a magazine editor and a human rights lawyer for two years for contempt of court over articles critical of the government and judiciary.

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Related Topix: Swaziland, Africa, World News, Mswati Iii

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KFVS12

Report: 4 journalists detained in Iran; 3 Americans included

European Union ambassadors have reached a preliminary deal on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive... The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Iran,

Boston.com

Boston Is Even More Historic Than Previously Thought, Named Historic Site in Journalism

The honor comes from the Society of Professional Journalists , which noted that the first five of seven newspapers on this continent were published here and listed a few accomplishments of local papers past and present.

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Breitbart.com

Lessons in Guerrilla Journalism from a Former Leftist Activist

Arriving in the Rio Grande Valley, the current epicenter of illegal alien crossings, brings perspective to the crisis that the entire country is talking about.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Spiked

Colin Brazier: emotional journalism hits a new low

Brazier has been rightly criticised by pundits and on social media, which prompted him to apologise on Tuesday for what he called a 'serious error of judgment' .

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Sydney Morning Herald

'Reality of war' laid bare in publication of graphic images of MH17, Gaza dead

Readers of The New York Times were greeted last Saturday by an unusual sight - a dead body , on page one.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Israel, World News, Middle East

Reuters

Ex-Murdoch reporter escapes jail over UK phone-hacking crimes

A former tabloid reporter who admitted hacking hundreds of phones to find stories for two Sunday newspapers was spared jail on Thursday for helping secure the conviction of Prime Minister David Cameron's ex-media chief Andy Coulson.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Voice of America

Iran Detains Four Journalists, Three of Them Iranian-American

The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had U.S.-Iranian nationality.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Activism

The Age

'Scum' tweet amid Israel-Gaza conflict costs journalist her job

Israelis sit on a sofa on a hill at the Israeli town of Sderot, overlooking the Gaza Strip, as they watch smoke rising following Israeli strikes on Gaza.

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BBC News

A country where liberal journalists risk death

The life of a liberal journalist in Pakistan is not an easy one. Write about someone fighting a blasphemy case, or someone whose faith is considered heresy, and you may very soon find yourself in deep trouble.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Activism, Religion, Islam

SFGate

Why One Of The Most Respected Political Analysts Thinks Hillary Might Not Run

The editor and publisher of an election forecasting newsletter that has been dubbed " the bible of the political community " told Business Insider he's "skeptical" Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Truthdig

'Witch Hunt': Fired MSNBC Contributor Speaks Out on Suppression...

MSNBC contributor Rula Jebreal's on-air protest of the network's slanted coverage of Israel's ongoing assault on the Gaza Strip has brought media suppression of the Israel-Palestine debate into sharp focus.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News, Liberal Political News

South Wales Argus

Editor's Chair: Councils deserve praise for wildflower displays

IT IS all too easy to criticise local councils, and if you work for a local authority you no doubt often feel you cannot do right for doing wrong.

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WHO-TV

Fired Newton Newspaper Editor Files Discrimination Charge

The former editor of the Newton Daily News is taking action against his former employer, saying his rights were violated.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

a For UNF journalism students, it's Berlin or bust

A group of University of Florida students who covered Jacksonville's crowdfunding festival this spring are trying their own hand at crowdfunding.

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Advocate

The Advocate Wins Two NLGJA Journalism Awards

In its print and online reporting category, The Advocate garnered wins in two of the nine categories.

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Weyburn This Week

Judges in Afghanistan sentence police officer to death for shooting, killing AP photographer

A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

One Man & His Blog

rewired - New forms of engagement for journalism

"Tell me something I don't know" is a basic journalistic premise. Over 50% of traffic to the BBC website is coming from mobile devices now - so everything has to be responsive.

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