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Apple’s iBooks Author presents journalists with a new storytelling platform

Poynter. – 2012-01-26

New York Times publishes story investigated by Medill student journalists

Poynter. – 2012-01-07

Medill Watchdog

Direct publishing of e-books offers hope for long-form journalists

Poynter. – 2011-12-24

O’Reilly Radar

Gannett buys thousands of iPhones and iPads for its journalists

Guardian – 2011-12-23

Gannett, the largest US newspaper publisher, is providing its editorial staff with iPhones, iPads and netbooks.The company has told employees that it is buying thousands of devices. In the memo from...

What journalists need to know about new media and conflict

Editors Weblog – 2011-12-01

On Wednesday November 30, Sciences Po Paris played host to a panel discussion on the subject of new media and conflict prevention. The prestigious panel included: Anne-Sophie Bordry, public affairs...

Don't shoot the messenger – journalists' safety under threat across the world

Guardian – 2011-11-23

Today is "the international day to end impunity". It is aimed at highlighting the failure by so many countries to investigate the murders of journalists. To mark the event, I am hosting this article,...

5 key questions journalists and publishers should ask about the new Amazon tablet

Poynter. – 2011-09-28

Amazon shows off a new touchscreen tablet today that is expected to be the first serious competitor to the iPad since Apple created the tablet market in early 2010. At 10 a.m. Wednesday in New York,...

College journalists try publishing an issue without computers

Poynter. – 2011-07-29 Students at Florida Atlantic University are putting out their final summer issue on machinery that’s older than they are, reports Michael Koretzky. They’re writing their stories...

New York Times journalists to hold ‘office hours’ on Quora

Poynter. – 2011-07-18

Quora Three New York Times journalists are using the question-and-answer site Quora to engage with readers about their recently published books, Times Associate Managing Editor Jim Schachter wrote...

Bloggers vs. journalists debate is like the film ‘Titanic’

Poynter. – 2011-06-29

Discover Magazine It’s tedious, it goes on forever, everyone’s a caricature and they’re stuck on a massive sinking ship. That’s the view of Not Exactly Rocket Science blogger and...

Kindle: Opportunity for independent publishers, journalists, and spammers alike

Editors Weblog – 2011-06-21

On Monday, Amazon announced that John Locke became the first independent author to join the ranks of those who have sold a million or more books on Amazon's Kindle. Locke published his books entirely...

What Journalists Need To Know About the New Arab Revolt

Media Bistro – 2011-06-10

In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link) we spoke with Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose about revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain, and Syria. Rose explored the...

Tornadoes Strike: Citizen Journalists Go to Work

EContent Magazine – 2011-06-02

Posted in ArticleWe get the occasional tornado around these parts. Usually you don't even really see a funnel, but trees get torn up and knocked down, and people spend the next week debating whether...

Local papers face economic problems - but journalists' pay needs improving

Guardian – 2011-05-19

The depth of the problems facing local and regional newspapers could not be more stark. Here's Georgina Harvey, managing director of Trinity Mirror's regional division, giving her annual review as...

Washington Post journalists turn into 'masterclass tutors'

Guardian – 2011-05-19

Newspapers have been extending their "brands" into all sorts of activities in recent years, aided by their presence on the net. There are loads of examples from The Times's bake club to The...

Journalists need to better understand the business of digital journalism, study says

Editors Weblog – 2011-05-10

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism has published a new report on digital news economics, which highlighted how the relationship between content and advertising is changing, and...

Journalists strike at German broadsheet Süddeutsche Zeitung

Guardian – 2011-05-05

More than 150 journalists down tools at respected Munich-based newspaper over plan to cut pay and increase working hoursJournalists from one of Germany's most-respected broadsheets have gone on...

Journalists call for independent investigation of Protess controversy at Medill

Poynter. – 2011-04-28

Romenesko Misc. The 35 people who signed the statement say they “are deeply concerned about what appears to be a retaliatory campaign by law enforcement authorities and Northwestern University...

Journalists, authors and bloggers on the Orwell Prize shortlist

Guardian – 2011-04-27

The shortlists for the 2011 Orwell Prize - which is dedicated to rewarding those who come closest to achieving George Orwell's ambition "to make political writing into an art" - have been...

With smartphones, homeless magazine vendors to become citizen journalists

Poynter. – 2011-04-21

The Editors Weblog / Press Gazette Homeless people in the U.K. who sell an entertainment magazine called The Big Issue will soon receive smartphones in an effort to turn them into citizen...

Dan Gillmor Excited by Experiments by Entrepreneurial Journalists [Voices]

AllThingsD – 2011-04-19

He's an entrepreneur, author and outspoken evangelist of entrepreneurial journalism, but Dan Gillmor wants you to know he doesn't necessarily know what will keep journalism afloat in the digital era.

The iPad 2 brings better content creation for journalists

Editors Weblog – 2011-03-04

There is much hullabaloo in the media about the iPad 2, following a significant period of speculation about new features. We now know that, yes, it is thinner and lighter by way of 0.34-inches deep...

What happens to journalists when their newspaper vanishes?

Guardian – 2011-02-28

The Rocky Mountain News closed its doors in Denver, Colorado on 27 February 2009. So what's happened to its journalists in the past two years? John Temple, the paper's former editor, president and...

Challenges for foreign journalists in Libya

Editors Weblog – 2011-02-25

The US State Department has warned journalists that going into Libya is extremely hazardous, as those reporters who have already entered the country illegally are now being considered Al Qaida...

Libya calls western journalists 'outlaws'

Guardian – 2011-02-23

Warning made as reporters enter Libya through eastern border with Egypt as Muammar Gaddafi loses grip on countryJournalists from the BBC, CNN and other western media who have entered Libya will be...

Iran frees 2 German journalists

CBC – 2011-02-20

Iran has released two German journalists who were arrested in October for interviewing the son of a woman sentenced to death by stoning.

Colombian journalists' death toll

Guardian – 2011-02-15

Seven journalists were killed in Colombia last year, and attacks on media workers were almost double the number that occurred over the previous four years combined, says the annual report of the...

Foreign journalists attacked in Egypt

CBC – 2011-02-03

Many foreign journalists covering the protests in Cairo were rounded up by the military and had their equipment confiscated - possibly for their own protection - after some were attacked in the...

Journalists to launch News Corp.'s iPad newspaper

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-01-13

Stop the presses -- completely. The world's first iPad newspaper, The Daily, is prepping for launch.

Should journalists accept money for providing their opinions?

Editors Weblog – 2010-12-20

A New York-based research firm has been offering cash to reporters who are willing to give their opinions on their area of expertise, the Washington Post reported. PFC Opinion Research is looking for...

Are Oil and Gas Companies Paying Journalists For Research?

The New York Observer – 2010-12-17

New York's PFC Opinion Research is sullying the good name of Washington, D.C. journalists with dubious consulting gigs, reports The Washington Post. The gigs take the form of 25-minute interviews,...

Police Rescue 2 Kidnapped Mexican Journalists

New York Times – 2010-08-01

Javier Canales and Alejandro Hernández, both camera operators, had been kidnapped earlier in the week by suspected drug traffickers seeking to silence the media.

Media group urges Cuba to free jailed journalists

AP via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-04

A media watchdog group called on Cuba to release jailed independent journalists — or at least improve their prison conditions — and said Thursday it would hold the government responsible for the...

Record Number of Journalists Killed in 2009

New York Times – 2010-02-17

At least 71 journalists were killed across the globe in 2009, the Committee to Protect Journalists announced Tuesday.

SPJ Seeks to Stop Violence Against Journalists in Mexico

Editor And Publisher – 2010-01-29

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has issued letters to both U.S. and Mexican officials to stop the violence against journalists covering the drug trade in Mexico.

'There' and 'here' blend in journalists' world

International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-13

Foreign correspondents no longer cover one place for the exclusive benefit of readers in another place.

Health Care Journalists Reveal Fewer Resources, and Time, in Survey

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-11

The report, presented by the Association of Health Care Journalists and the Kaiser Family Foundation, stated: "health care journalists cited newsroom cutbacks, lack of time for research and travel...

Two Journalists Among 33 Dead in Iraq Suicide Attack

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-10

Upsurge in violence

BBC Hindi, Urdu journalists on strike to protest outsourcing of content

The Times of India – 2009-02-26

LONDON: BBC's Hindi, Urdu and Nepali service journalists went on a strike on Thursday to protest plans that will allegedly result in 34 job losses and outsourcing of editorial content to the Indian...

For Their Risk-Taking, Journalists Garner Polk Awards

New York Times – 2009-02-17

Correspondents who exposed corruption in Zimbabwe and reporters who unraveled the mysteries of the mortgage crisis were among the winners of 14 George Polk Awards.

The Slate Group Partners with Leading French Journalists to Launch French Version of Slate Magazine

Centre Daily Times – 2009-02-10

The Slate Group, publisher of Slate, The Root, The Big Money and Foreign Policy, today announced it has collaborated with leading French journalists to launch, an independent French online...

AP's Curley Rips U.S. Military Treatment of Journalists in Wars

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-06

Much like in Vietnam, "civilian policymakers and soldiers alike have cracked down on independent reporting from the battlefield" when the news has been unflattering, AP CEO Tom Curley said in a...

Media group says 109 journalists killed in 2008

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-02-04

The International Federation of Journalists says at least 109 reporters and media workers were killed last year while on assignment.

Prominent journalists join Obama team

International Herald Tribune – 2009-02-03

An unusual number of journalists from prominent organizations started new government jobs in January, inflaming debate over whether Democrats receive favorable treatment in the news media.

U.A.E. Journalists Slam Draft Media Law As "Backward Step"

Nasdaq – 2009-02-02

DUBAI (AFP)--Journalists in the United Arab Emirates, a Gulf state that wants to be seen as an example for press freedom in the Arab world, have slammed a proposed new media law as a "backward...

For Iraqi Journalists, Free Press vs. Free Land

New York Times – 2009-01-28

Iraq’s land-for-journalists program illustrates the challenges democratic principles face when they clash with entitlements that were never before questioned.

New Media Venture Turns Bloggers Into Print Journalists

Wired News – 2009-01-12

A new media startup is launching a twice-daily free print newspaper in cities across the country that aggregate localized blog posts.

Media watchdog slams Zimbabwe fees for journalists

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2009-01-07

Hefty new fees for foreign media in Zimbabwe appear designed to prevent journalists from working in the country and may be illegal, a regional watchdog said on Wednesday.

U.N., U.S. slam attack on Nepal media house, journalists

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-12-22

The United Nations and the United States criticized on Monday a weekend attack by activists on a Nepali publishing house in which witnesses said journalists were beaten and the office ransacked.

Online journalists the most jailed globally – 2008-12-08

If you’re looking to become a journalist you may want to be careful what medium you choose to publish your articles. That’s because the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) performed their...

Online Journalists Jailed More than Any Other Medium

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-04

Worldwide, online journalists are jailed more often today than journalists working in any other medium, according to findings released Thursday by the Committee to Protect Journalists.

China investigates attack on Belgian journalists

International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-03

Chinese authorities are investigating an attack on a Belgian television crew.

For Laid-Off Journalists, Free Blog Accounts

New York Times – 2008-11-24

It’s a long way from $700 billion, but the media start-up Six Apart is introducing its own economic bailout plan for bloggers and journalists.

Journalists, Attorney Lauded With Press Freedom Awards

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-20

Five journalists and an attorney who has long battled for press freedom were cited Thursday for risking their lives and liberty to report the news, often under the pressure of authoritarian regimes.

Yuma Journalists Banged Up in Hot-Air Balloon Crash

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-13

A hot-air balloon flight that organizers of a balloon festival in Yuma hoped would bring some good publicity to the event backfired when a balloon carrying journalists made a hard landing.

Media losing its credibility: Delhi Union of Journalists

IANS via Yahoo! India News – 2008-10-03

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Taking a hard look at media reports on the Jamia Nagar episode over the past few weeks, after two suspected terrorists and a Delhi Police Inspector were killed in a police...

Media Group Calls On Croatia To Protect Threatened Journalists

Nasdaq – 2008-09-30

ZAGREB, Croatia (AFP)--A European media group voiced concern Tuesday about growing threats to journalists in Croatia, calling on the country's authorities to protect them.

Vietnam Charges 2 Journalists Over 'False' Reports

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-30

Two journalists will go on trial after being charged with reporting false information about one of Vietnam's most high-profile corruption cases, state media reported Tuesday.

Find journalists' killers, Iraqi PM orders military

CNN – 2008-09-14

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Sunday ordered security forces to "find the perpetrators" who abducted and killed four Iraqi journalists in the northern city of Mosul.

Amnesty International Slams Treatment of Protesters and Journalists at RNC

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-05

Amnesty International today criticized the "disproportionate" use of force against demonstrators at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul.

Zambia: Politician Threatens State-Owned Newspaper's Journalists With Firing – 2008-09-05

On 29 August 2008, Zambia's former ambassador to Libya, Mbita Chitala, threatened journalists working for the state-owned "Zambia Daily Mail" newspaper with being fired if they did not publish his...

2 More Journalists Are Attacked in Caucasus

New York Times – 2008-09-04

A television reporter was mortally wounded and a newspaper editor was severely beaten in Russia’s north Caucasus region, the third attack on journalists in three days in the volatile area.

Media Group: Drop Charges Against Journalists Arrested at GOP Convention

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-02

Free Press -- the national, nonpartisan media reform group -- called today for St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and local law-enforcement officials to drop all charges against all journalists arrested...

Fairfax Media journalists in Australia stage four-day strike

AFP via Yahoo! Philippines News – 2008-08-28

Journalists working for Australia's second largest press group, Fairfax Media, on Thursday launched a four-day day strike to protest at plans to axe 550 jobs, staff and their union said.

National Union of Journalists to sell London offices

Guardian – 2008-08-01

The National Union of Journalists has confirmed plans to sell its London offices and move in with two other unions in an attempt to cut costs. By Oliver Luft

Bahrain’s move to scrap jail terms for journalists hailed

Khaleej Times – 2007-04-08

MANAMA - Bahrain’s move to scrap jail sentences for journalists and ease permission of setting up publishing and printing houses has been hailed by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

Infographic marriage proposal is a Valentine’s Day story for journalists

Poynter. – 2012-02-15

Stacy Green couldn’t sleep last night. Her partner Drake Martinet had just proposed to her at a French restaurant in San Francisco, and said he had a special valentine for her that would be...

Sun Staff Turn on Murdoch: Senior Journalists Criticize News Corp.

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-14

LONDON -- Fresh evidence of a "civil war" at News Corp. has emerged following what commentators have interpreted as an extraordinary attack by the Murdoch-owned U.K. tabloid The Sun on its...

Asian American Journalists Association Releases Guidelines on Jeremy Lin Media Coverage

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-24

Given the media's "Linsanity" surrounding Jeremy Lin, perhaps this was inevitable. Following (justified) outrage over several examples of racially-insensitive coverage of Lin--including a...

Germany's top female journalists call for women quotas in media

Guardian – 2012-02-27

Pro Quote campaign demands 30% quota across media as calls for more representative leadership grows in GermanyHundreds of top female journalists in Germany are demanding the introduction of a quota...

What are wannabe journalists supposed to make of 'the public interest'?

Guardian – 2012-03-06

This is the first extract from The phone hacking scandal: journalism on trial, the book I mentioned yesterday. It is written by Teodora Beleaga, a City University London MA student [full disclosure:...

Times book critic likes short reads by journalists

Poynter. – 2012-03-08

The New York Times | GigaOM Kindle Singles are “probably the best reason to buy an e-reader in the first place,” writes Dwight Garner. He e-reads short books by journalists like John...

Media Outlets in Mexico Call on Authorities to Protect Threatened Journalists at Tijuana Newspaper

Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-07

A coalition of about 50 media outlets in Mexico published a statement calling on authorities to guarantee safety for journalists of the newspaper Seminario Zeta, which is published in the border city...

Miniature E-Books Let Journalists Stretch Legs

Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-07

The Kindle Single is not a promising name. It sounds like a new kind of prefabricated fire log, or a type of person you might meet on the dating service eHarmony — perhaps a lonely...

Safety of women journalists on the frontline highlighted in new book

Guardian – 2012-03-09

Reporters share survival tips and personal experiences in publication by the International News Safety InstituteThe International News Safety Institute has published the first book dedicated to the...

What Do Young Journalists Have to Worry About?

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-04-22

Being a young person is difficult. There's no money out there, at all. This isn't limited to journalism, though things are fairly dire. The heady days of publishing before the recession is...

Three journalists slain in Mexico's Veracruz state

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-05-04

MEXICO CITY -- Three men who had worked as news photographers were found slain and dumped together in plastic bags by a canal in the eastern Mexico state of Veracruz on Thursday, less than a week...

Four Mexican journalists murdered in a week

Guardian – 2012-05-04

Two press photographers found dead in a canal in the port city of Veracruz alongside a former cameraman and his girlfriendTwo press photographers have been found dead in a canal in the Mexican port...

Mexican presidential candidate paid journalists for media 'mentions'

Guardian – 2012-05-14

A Mexican presidential candidate paid thousands of pounds to journalists for "mentions" in the media.According to an article in the Mexican newspaper, Reforma, and another in the magazine, Proceso, a...

University creates centre to help 'community journalists'

Guardian – 2012-05-28

Cardiff university's school of journalism is to set up a new centre for community journalism aimed at equipping people who work on hyperlocal outlets with the skills and support to maintain such...

Australian journalists call snap strike

Guardian – 2012-05-30

Journalists at Fairfax Media, Australia's second-largest newspaper publisher, have gone on strike in protest at the plan to outsource some production roles to New Zealand.The staff walked out, having...

In defense of the despicable ‘things journalists do on Twitter’

Poynter. – 2012-06-09

New York magazine posted a clever top 10 list of the “things journalists do on Twitter that we despise.” Many hyper-tweeting journalists among us ate it up yesterday with a good-natured...

Greek journalists return to work unpaid for what may be paper's last edition

Guardian – 2012-06-12

Eleftherotypia's employees, who have not been paid since August, are creating a special edition before the election re-runEleftherotypia was Greece's second-biggest newspaper, a centre-left daily...

Australian journalists catch on to the digital revolution... at last

Guardian – 2012-06-19

Seen from a global perspective, the shrinking of Fairfax, Australia's second-biggest newspaper publisher, is hardly a new phenomenon. Similar events happen on an almost daily basis in the United...

Four things for journalists to consider as full New York Times content comes to Flipboard

Poynter. – 2012-06-26

As of Thursday, New York Times subscribers can access the news organization’s content from within Flipboard, the aggregated magazine app for iPads and smartphones. That’s news —...

Journalists, Please Stop Saying You Were 'Pulitzer Prize-Nominated'

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-06-26

"Pulitzer Prize-Nominated" reads the ads promoting Bloomberg Television morning anchor Betty Liu, as does the anchor's own book jacket and a Bloomberg bio, which...

Fired Johnston Press journalists help to set up rival newspaper

Guardian – 2012-06-27

Journalists made redundant when the Scarborough Evening News was transformed into a weekly are among a group preparing to launch a three-day-a-week title for the town.They plan to publish the first...

Mali journalists go on strike

Guardian – 2012-07-18

Journalists in Mali are staging a one-day strike today, meaning that no newspapers will be published and several radio stations will be silenced.The strike is in protest at persistent attacks on the...

Georgia student journalists begin producing alternate publication

Poynter. – 2012-08-17

Student journalists who walked out from the newsroom of the University of Georgia’s independent student newspaper the Red & Black on Wednesday returned for an off-the-record meeting...

Myanmar's Journalists Can Now Censor Their Own Stories

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-08-20

The government of Myanmar is ending a 50-year practice of requiring journalists to submit all their stories to a censor board before publication, but there's a catch, of course....

Why the emphasis on young, promising journalists who plagiarize or fabricate?

Poynter. – 2012-08-21

Usually after an article of mine is published, I go back and reread it several times over the next 48 hours. This is mostly a masochistic exercise. I cringe over inelegant sentences and other things...

Survey: Public prefers news from professional journalists

Poynter. – 2012-08-30

Reynolds Journalism Institute The public’s trust in the institution of the press may be fading, and digital platforms have opened the publishing world to anyone with a desire to speak, but it...

New Platform to Connect Journalists and Publishers Launches

Editor & Publisher – 2012-09-20

A new platform to help freelance journalists aggregate their work will be launched on Thursday. Contently aims to help journalists to build their personal brand online and connect them with...

How many journalists directly contacted Jonah Lehrer about fabrication, plagiarism accusations?

Poynter. – 2012-09-27

Jonah Lehrer told Los Angeles Magazine’s Amy Wallace that reporters following the story of his downfall had abandoned the basic tenets of journalism: “Despite the avalanche of coverage,...

A cautionary tale for journalists in the social media age

Editors Weblog – 2012-10-18

The suspension of New York Times columnist Andrew Goldman after posting offensive comments on Twitter has once again focused debate on the practicality or otherwise of social media ‘codes of...

The kind of journalism we need is changing, but can journalists make the transition?

GigaOM – 2012-11-13

The news industry is being disrupted by the democratization of information distribution, since anyone can now become a publisher -- including original sources of content who once were forced to use...

Journalists remember the late Richard Ben Cramer

Poynter. – 2013-01-08

The Philadelphia Inquirer | Politico | The Atlantic | The New York Times | BuzzFeed | The Chestertown Spy Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer died Monday...

Convergence of technologists with journalists should be top priority of publishers and editors, says Ken Doctor

Editors Weblog – 2013-01-15

How to restructure newsroom operations and create sustainable business models for the digital age are priorities for newsrooms around the world. In advance of a webinar on Wednesday, 16 January,...

NUJ secures payouts for journalists on closed Irish newspaper

Guardian – 2013-03-08

Seven former journalists who worked for Ireland's now-defunct Sunday Tribune have received payments between them of nearly €160,000 (£140k).The National Union of Journalists fought a two-year...

BBC journalists cheerfully ignore the corporation's Fleet Street 'ban'

Guardian – 2013-06-25

For those of us who spent years working in and around Fleet Street it is sad to go back - especially since the most frequent reason to return is to attend funerals and memorial services at St Bride's...

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