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2 hrs ago | Journalism.co.uk

Cardiff Uni introduces 'computational journalism' Masters

Cardiff University is to introduce a new Computational Journalism Master's degree in September in a bid to supply the industry more journalists with coding abilities - so-called 'journo-coders'.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

6 hrs ago | New York Magazine

Why Data Journalism Really Is PartisanIt turns out that empiricism...

U.S. President Barack Obama visits with students in a 10th-grade microbiology class at Bladensburg High School on April 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Crain's Detroit Business

Crain's honored with 21 awards at Detroit journalism banquet

Crain's Detroit Business reporters and editors pose with some of the awards received Wednesday night at the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists annual awards banquet.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Canada.com

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at age 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday Thursday, according to people close to his family.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, South America, World News, Colombia, Hugo Chavez

The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Students still sought for journalism workshop

A free journalism workshop for high school students hosted by Assemblyman Jose Medina, D-Riverside, is set for May 17 and 18 at Riverside City College.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Photography, Arts, Perris, CA

ABC News

Tom Berman Named Deputy for AP's Central Region

Tom Berman, a veteran editor and leader at The Associated Press who has directed coverage of stories ranging from air disasters, terror attacks and the ongoing unrest in Ukraine, has been named the cooperative's new deputy editor for the U.S. Central Region, overseeing the AP's journalism in 14 states in middle America.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, Illinois

Kidderminster Shuttle

Shuttle Editor Saying Farewell

Retiring: Clive Joyce, who is leaving The Shuttle after 21 years, says an editor's role is a privileged one in the community.

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The Age

Australian journalist Alan Morison spends time in Thai prison in fight for media freedom

Bangkok: An Australian journalist taking a stand against attempts to silence the media in Thailand has spent five hours in a small prison cell crowded with 90 prisoners, including a man who admitted killing his girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News

Jerusalem Post

Shin Bet arrests Israeli Arab journalist for contact with Hezbollah

Haifa resident, employed by Adalah- the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel- is being held on suspicion that he traveled to Lebanon and contacted Hezbollah agents.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Lebanon, World News

ABC News

Journalists Charged With Defaming Thailand's Navy

Thai authorities have charged two journalists with defaming Thailand's navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

BBC News

Ukraine military column 'disarmed'

The incident comes a day after the military began an operation to remove pro-Russian protesters from public buildings across eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Terrorism

The Straits Times

Syria most dangerous country for journalists: Watchdog

Syria is the world's most dangerous country for journalists a United States-based watchdog said on Wednesday as it published its annual impunity index tracking unsolved killings of reporters.

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Now Toronto

Reporter who helped break Rob Ford crack scandal has joined the Globe and Mail

Robyn Doolittle, the high-profile Toronto Star reporter who helped bring the Rob Ford crack cocaine scandal to light, is leaving the newspaper to join the Globe and Mail.

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Related Topix: Drugs

CBS 3 Springfield

At least 4 dead, about 290 missing in South Korea ferry sinking

The ferry sent a distress signal at about 9 a.m. The South Korean Coast Guard rushed to help the 474 people on board.

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Related Topix: Prison, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Bucks Herald

Vale DJ Dave Lee Travis in fresh assault charge

Former BBC radio DJ Dave Lee Travis, who lives in Buckland, has been charged with a further count of indecent assault.

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The Gazette

Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame inductees

Former Harris Enterprises executive John Lee and former newspaper publisher and Wichita State University educator Les Anderson have been inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Wichita State University, Valley Center, KS

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Military analyst Reuven Pedatzur killed in roadside accident

According to traffic police, Pedatzur stopped his motorcycle near Caesarea junction because of a mechanical problem, and a passing vehicle hit him.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East,

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.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Media, PA

Myrtle Beach Online

New LA newspaper embraces print in digital world

In this April 8, 2014 photo provided by the Los Angeles Register, some of the newspaper's staff pose for a photo with the Los Angeles skyline in the background.

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Related Topix: California, Business News

Madison Publishing

Journalist Paul Wells wins $10,000 Dafoe prize for Stephen Harper book

The Maclean's magazine columnist picks up the award for "The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada 2006-," published by Random House Canada.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News

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