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25 min ago | 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.

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4 hrs ago | CNN

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)

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7 hrs ago | Truthdig

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.

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

11 hrs ago | JavaWorld

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.

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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.

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Firstshowing.net

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.

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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)

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

Gawker

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 .

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Channelnewsasia.com

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.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

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.

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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.

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NorthJersey.com

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."

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WMDT

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.

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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

GigaOM

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.

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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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KATV Little Rock

Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education... Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal ... (more)

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Lifestyles

Journalist Peter Curtis arrives back in US 2 days after being freed by Syrian captors

Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Editorial: The US Policy of Not Paying Ransoms to Kidnappers is the Right One

Before decapitating American photojournalist James Foley in the desert dirt, the insurgents of Islamic State sought and failed to persuade the United States to pay a multimillion-dollar ransom for his release.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Opinion

Switched

Journalism Uber Alles

Yesterday it was announced that David Plouffe , former campaign manager for Barack Obama was joining Uber, the taxi app, as a "campaign manager" there as well, to build out the potential of the brand.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Columbia University

Canada.com

Claims that James Foley's death happened a year ago are...

Friends of the murdered U.S. hostage James Foley have condemned "disgraceful" claims by the Syrian regime that the journalist was killed a year ago, as a series of contradictory theories about his death took hold.

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