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1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

China orders journalists to 'master Marxist news values' as party tightens grip on media

Journalists raise hands to ask questions in a discussion of deputies to the 12th National People's Congress in Beijing.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Xi Jinping

1 hr ago |

Journalism's risks have never been more intense

Our friend Gary Pruitt, the president of the Associated Press, was on a recent Sunday news show and made a few points that in this day of anti-media sentiment are worth noting.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Raw Story

Female journos fight back as Kirsten Gillibrand is derided over Senate sex harassment claims

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said this week that she has been the subject of many instances of sexual harassment and unwelcome, gendered critiques of her weight and appearance by Senate colleagues.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Morning Joe, Entertainment, Television


Lethal Journalism, The Movie

An Aussie immigrant to Israel, Aussie Dave is founder and managing editor of Israellycool, one of the world's most popular pro-Israel blogs He is a happy family man, and a lover of steak, Australian sports and girlie drinks


River Front Times

Ferguson Cop Who Arrested Journalists Named in $40 Million Police Brutality Lawsuit

That's the sum of the charges listed in a 28-page federal lawsuit filed yesterday against St. Louis County and Ferguson law-enforcement officials.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Clayton, MO

Las Cruces Sun-News

UNM to use grant to help student journalists

ALBUQUERQUE >> University of New Mexico will use a $35,000 grant to help student journalists get their work published and read throughout the state.


Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico


Watch Friday's show

This Friday, we're all about explanation. Why is the U.S. deeply concerned about a terrorist group in another hemisphere? How does the popularity of Russia's president at home contrast with his popularity abroad? What's different about a new ceasefire in the Middle East, and what kind of technology could change the park bench as we know it? We've ... (more)


Related Topix: US News


The Fall and Rise of Investigative Journalism

In our world, the news about the news is often grim. Newspapers are shrinking , folding up , or being cut loose by their parent companies.


Related Topix: Columbia University, US News, Liberal Political News


Big data: There's signal in that noise

Fearmongers warn that capturing data means capturing noise and well-tended gardens are the only way to manage data.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Times

Two journalists among three shot dead in Quetta : August 29, 2014,

QUETTA: Balochistan Union of Journalists Secretary General Irshad Mastoi, trainee reporter Abdul Rasul and an accountant of a news agency were gunned down in the provincial capital on Thursday.


Billy Crudup Joining Catholic Church Sex Scandal Drama 'Spotlight'

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber and Stanley Tucci are all already on board the film , and now THR has word that Almost Famous star Billy Crudup is taking a role in the film as Eric MacLeish, a high-powered member of the Boston legal establishment.


Related Topix: Almost Famous, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Adventure, Sex Scandal, Billy Crudup

Oxford Mail

Candida Lycett Green: Poet Laureate's daughter loved life and countryside

Candida Lycett Green and her husband Rupert with her father, Sir John Betjeman, right, after her wedding at SS Peter & Paul Church, Wantage, in 1963 Candida Lycett Green, from Uffington, was a journalist and author whose great passion was an appreciation of the beauty of England and its buildings, much like her late father, the former Poet Laureate ... (more)


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Durham County, England, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel


Jeremy Renner's Goatee Is an Insult to This Dead Journalist's Legacy

Pulitzer prize-winner Gary Webb is arguably the reason we know anything about CIA complicity in the crack-cocaine epidemic of the 1980s-collateral damage of the Reagan administration's desire to fund the Contras despite three Congressional amendments forbidding them .


Related Topix: Drugs

Rebels seize ground as West claims Russia army is in Ukraine

Rebels in east Ukraine appear to have seized swathes of territory from retreating government forces, while Western intelligence says Russian army units are operating inside the country.


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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Longtime newsroom leader Tobias Naegele leaving Gannett Government Media

Tobias Naegele, vice president and general manager of Defense News, announced Wednesday that he is leaving Gannett Government Media after more than 22 years.


Related Topix: Springfield, VA, US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps

Silver City Sun-News

Talking Pictures: Sensitive subject matter tackled in "Elah"

Directed by Canadian film director Paul Haggis, "In the Valley of Elah" is based on a true story.


Related Topix: Don Cheadle, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Life, Veteran Affairs

Citizens group offering free civic journalism training

The Citizens Campaign recently announced that it's offering a free, two-day citizen journalism training on October 25-26 in Asbury Park called "City Storytellers Boot Camp."


Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ


Mom pleads for release of captive US journalist

The mother of an American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video message aimed directly at his captors.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, University of Central Florida, West Palm Beach, FL


Journalism is doing just fine, thanks - it's mass-media business models that are ailing

Some argue that the rise of the internet has destroyed - or severely crippled - journalism, but all it has really done is disrupted traditional mass-media business models.


Cybercast News Service

Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."



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