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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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

KRON 4

VIDEO: Woman Attacks Journalist, Destroys His Google Glass

A local journalist on the technology beat says his Google Glass was stolen off his face while he walked in the Mission District on Friday night.

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Journalgazette.net

Pulitzer for NSA echoes of the past

Journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras of the Guardian were among those who won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for their NSA coverage.

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Star-Telegram.com

Coulson: 'Didn't know about tabloid phone hacking'

Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief has said under oath that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Malaysian National News Agency

RWB Calls For Investigation Into Attacks On Journalists In Venezuela

Press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders has welcomed the announcement by the prosecutor-general's office in Venezuela that 97 members of the armed forces and police are to be investigated on suspicion of torture and mistreatment.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Telling tales of the presidents

Teddy Roosevelt died in 1919. Doris Kearns Goodwin was not born until 1943, but to hear her tell it, she spent the better part of seven years living with the legendary U.S. president.

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Related Topix: Books, The Bully Pulpit, Team of Rivals, Newport News, VA, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Entertainment

Bellingham Herald

Gazette's Philipps wins Pulitzer for vets' stories

Dave Philipps' series, "Other than Honorable," focused on how the Army was discharging veterans, many of them with traumatic brain injuries or post-traumatic stress disorder, for misconduct.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Fort Carson, US Military, US Army, Fort Carson, CO, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mike Coffman, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat

Northern Michigan News

Free Press columnist wins Pulitzer for commentary

Detroit Free Press columnist Stephen Henderson has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his commentary on the city's financial crisis, it was announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Detroit, MI, Economics News, Bankruptcy

EDGE

Irish Journalist Plays Victim Card on 'Pantigate' Scandal

Just in time for Easter, allegedly anti-gay Irish journalist that came to international attention in February over a defamation lawsuit involving Irish drag performer/activist Panti Bliss is throwing himself on the metaphorical cross.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Chequebook journalism lacks credibility

PROMO: They're the questions Australians are asking. Did Schapelle know the drugs were in her bag? And, was it the first time she'd done it? 5 o'clock tonight, in a Ten Eyewitness News Exclusive.

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Related Topix: Drugs

ABC News

Veteran AP Journalists Attacked in Afghanistan, 1 Killed

Two female western journalists with the Associated Press were attacked while sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan, leaving one dead and the other in stable condition.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Associated Press, Publishing, Media, Ottaway Newspapers

Turnto10.com

NSA surveillance report among Pulitzer contenders

A report that revealed the massive U.S. government surveillance effort is among the top finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Social Software

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Amnesty International

Algeria: Pre-election clampdown exposes - gaping holes' in human rights record

Freedom of expression, association and assembly under threat with restrictions on protests, private TV station taken off air and NGOs in legal limbo Algerian authorities' strategy has been to nip in the bud any attempt to challenge them or their record.

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Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Activism, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations, Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Common Dreams

Why We Need Media Critics Who Are Fiercely Independent

The most renowned media critics are usually superficial and craven. That's because -- as one of the greatest in the 20th century, George Seldes, put it -- "the most sacred cow of the press is the press itself."

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Related Topix: Activism, US News, Liberal Political News

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