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Eyewitness 1864: Editors assail Lincoln for his re-election bid

When the president-elect passed through Pittsburgh on Valentine's Day 1861, the closest thing to a compliment Barr could manage was to write that Lincoln was not "as ugly in the face as he has been represented."


Sat Aug 30, 2014


Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions

Ukraine said Russian tanks had flattened a small border town and pro-Russian rebels had made fresh gains in its east, as EU leaders signalled on Saturday they would threaten more sanctions against Moscow over the crisis.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin


Journalist Who Worked With Anonymous Pleads Guilty

Hacktivist journalist Barret Brown pled guilty to three charges stemming from his reporting on a high-profile hack by the group Anonymous and his longstanding conflict with the FBI.


Related Topix: Anonymous, Pop/Rock, US News, Liberal Political News

DNA India

US to push for coalition to fight 'cancer' of Islamic State - John Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States will use a NATO summit next week to push for a coalition of countries to beat back incursions in Syria and Iraq by Islamic State militants who are destabilizing the region and beyond.


Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, US News

Daily Times

Russian politician attacked in northwestern Pskov city : August 30, 2014,

MOSCOW A Russian politician said on Saturday that he had been badly beaten after publicising the mysterious funerals of two soldiers who may have died while fighting in Ukraine.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News

The Town Talk

Press freedom under fire in Ferguson - ColumnPress freedom under fire ...

Press freedom under fire in Ferguson - Column Police, media need to find ways to work together, especially in times of crisis Check out this story on Journalists in Ferguson, Missouri don't face as many risks as our colleagues in Syria, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Opinion

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

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,


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