55 min ago
Public raising funds to buy alleged Rob Ford crack video
Allegations that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been caught in a video smoking crack cocaine has prompted several online crowdsourcing campaigns aimed at raising $200,000 to buy the footage.
5 hrs ago
Media Matters for America
Really Fox News? Benghazi Is Your Example Of Stellar Fox Journalism?
Appearing on Fox & Friends , Roger Ailes' biographer Zev Chafets joined host Steve Doocy in toasting Fox News' coverage of the so-called Benghazi scandal.
Fri May 17, 2013
Obama's media shield law makes prosecuting journalists even easier
United States President Barack Obama is encouraging Congress to take up a media shield law that was abandoned at the start of his administration, but critics of the bill say it might make it even easier for journalists to be subpoenaed by the government.
THR Adds Three to International Team
Based in Luxembourg, Boyd van Hoeij will begin immediately from Cannes. Formerly the Paris- and Luxembourg-based critic of Variety , Van Hoeij also was the film editor of Dutch magazine Winq and a regular contributor to indieWIRE.
New York Post
Bloomberg appoints ex-Ibm Ceo as privacy adviser
Bloomberg LP, the financial news and information service, on Friday said it has appointed Samuel Palmisano, the former CEO of IBM, as an independent adviser on its privacy and data standards.
Local newspapers 'hurt' by Leveson probe
Nearly half of all local newspaper editors believe the Leveson Inquiry has negatively affected their titles' relationship with readers, according to a survey of NS member editors for this year's press freedom-themed Local Newspaper Week.
The Miami Herald
Few convictions for Mexicos special prosecutor for crimes against journalists
The adjectives pile up as top editors, writers and free press advocates level their aim at the division of the Attorney General’s Office in Mexico responsible for prosecuting crimes against journalists.
The need for critical science journalism
'When a scientist is asked to write an editorial about a new scientific paper, she is expected to not only mention the novelty and significance of the paper.' Photograph: Radu Razvan/Alamy The bulk of contemporary science journalism falls under the category of "infotainment". This expression describes science writing that informs a non-specialist ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Highland woman inducted into journalism hall of fame
Nancy McCauley Branstetter said she has been been lucky enough to interview five U.S. Presidents during her media career at her April 21 induction into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.
The Miami Herald
Warplanes, troops in NE Nigeria; mobile phones cut
Mobile phone service was cut off Thursday in areas of northeast Nigeria as jet fighters streaked through the sky and more soldiers were deployed to fight Islamic extremists waging a brutal insurgency.
National Review Online
Fred Bauer: When Pencil Pushers Attack
In fact, the White House tends to have a siege mentality in its dealings with the media.
America's Future Foundation
See the Results of Investigative Journalism
The new era of state-based online investigative journalism stems not only from the decline of resources in newspapers around the nation, but also the growing vacuum in state-based coverage on numerous topics.
The Beaumont Enterprise
In Bloomberg uproar, ethics flags for new media
In this Friday, March 13, 2009, file photo, discarded newspaper racks clutter a storage yard in San Francisco.
Syria rebels, regime troops fight in Aleppo prison
This citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows buildings which were destroyed from Syrian forces shelling, in Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Wed May 15, 2013
School of Journalism director Glenn Frankel to leave UT after 2013-2014 academic year
After four years as the director of the School of Journalism, Glenn Frankel will retire from his position and become a full-time author.
Holder cites recusal in AP probe
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that his decision to remove himself from the Justice Department investigation into a leak that led it to surreptitiously collect telephone records from the Associated Press leaves him unable to respond to questions about it.
Colombia warns of plot to kill high-profile journalists
Colombia's government warned on Tuesday of a plot by a criminal group to kill several high-profile journalists just weeks after the attempted assassination of an investigative reporter boosted concerns over threats to a free press in the violence-plagued Andean nation.
YHS?students earn journalism awards
Youngsville High School students entered the NWPA High School Journalism Competition and attend the Seventh Annual Journalism Day at Edinboro University on April 12.
Gupta family to co-operate with probe
The Gupta family has undertaken to co-operate with investigations into the unauthorised landing of its chartered plane at Waterkloof Air Force Base.
Tue May 14, 2013
Decades After the Pentagon Papers, the Press Is Still Under Assault
Recent news that the Department of Justice pulled AP phone records makes a new book by former New York Times general counsel James C. Goodale all the more relevant.