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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government

3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Electronic, Syrian

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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MarketWatch

Media Blitz: To journalism students starting college: Go old-school

In case you doubt my street creed for making such a statement, I have a unique perch since I teach at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism.

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Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

The New Zealand Herald

Murdered journalist's last message delivered to parents

Murdered US hostage James Foley told his parents of his life imprisoned with 17 other captives in a Syrian dungeon, in a moving smuggled letter.

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Canada.com

Herald's Fatal Care series up for an Online Journalism Award

A father, who can only be identified as Merle, visits the grave site of his infant daughter at the Paul First Nation.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, University of Florida

Mon Aug 25, 2014

GigaOM

Open journalism also means opening up your data, so others can use and improve it

Just as it does for the code behind software, opening up the data behind news stories and other forms of journalism has a number of benefits, including the fact that it's easier to detect and fix errors - and it's easier for others to expand and re-use the data The term "open journalism," which has become a core principle of digital media for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Olney Enterprise

the Red Carpet Camera Ready for Its Closeup

Eric Stonestreet arrives at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, Juneau, AK

Gawker

Why Seven Scientists Were Charged With Manslaughter Over an Earthquake

It is worth all 24 of your minutes. "Aftershocks," which was written by journalist David Wolman , looks at a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that hit L'Aquila in 2011, and the members of a committee who were charged with warning the town's residents of the forthcoming disaster.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Italy, World News

The Argus

A journalism student has overcome a brush with death to gain her first job in the industry.

Armed with bags of enthusiasm and excitement to kick-start a career in newspapers, Katie Hopkins, 23, enrolled on a fast-track Diploma in Journalism course at Brighton Journalist Works in January.

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MilitaryCity.com

Reports: Captive U.S. journalist freed in Syria

A U.S. journalist held captive for two years by an al-Qaeda branch in Syria was released Sunday, the New York Times and Al Jazeera reported.

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WALB-TV Albany

American held in Syria freed after nearly 2 years

As the U.S. mourned an American journalist executed by Islamic militants, the nation found something of a reprieve with the release of another freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Three people killed in Caribbean as Tropical Storm Cristobal...

Largest earthquake in 25 YEARS rocks California: State of emergency declared after 6.0 earthquake rocks San Francisco Bay injuring 89, damaging buildings and cutting off power to thousands The transformation of 'Jihadi John': Shocking photos show changing face of London rapper and prime suspect in brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Earthquake, Weather

Navy Times

Islamic State biggest threat since 9/11, officials say

Peshmerga fighters inspect the remains of a car on Aug. 18 that with an image of the trademark jihadist flag of Islamic State militants after it was targeted by an American airstrike in the village of Baqufa, Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives

KTVN Reno

Man charged in Texas police chief's slaying

James Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by Islamic State militants after being held in captivity for nearly two years, will be remembered Sunday at a Mass of Remembrance in his hometown.

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Related Topix: Texas, Dominican Republic,

Detroit Free Press

High School Journalism Program gets new lease on life

Michigan State University has joined forces with the Detroit Free Press and well-known foundations to help secure the future of the High School Journalism Program, which for almost three decades has helped Detroit high school students hone their skills.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Detroit, MI, Education Etc.

Yahoo!

Foley killing an 'utter betrayal': Britain

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the killing of US journalist James Foley by a man speaking with an English accent was an "utter betrayal of our country".

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

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