Tagged: Journalism

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My First Murder Investigation

I stared at my notes as the last couple hours swirled around in my head. This seemed too insane to actually be true.

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The Bitter Scribes

What becomes of the newspaper man? The journalists of tomorrow will be bitter, poor, or trust fund babies, and if you think they hate capitalism today, just wait.

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The Journalists Have Been Hacked

Journalism’s current standards for determining what is publishable are brittle and subject to manipulation by malicious actors.

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The Story After the Story Tells the Story

The follow-up stories to the headline grabbing viral ones never receive as much attention. This one, where Der Spiegel’s Christoph Scheuermann went to the town at the center of the Claas Relotius scandal, should.

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Real Fake News

Der Spiegel is a popular German news magazine, and is world-renowned for their in-depth investigative reporting. But now they are answering investigative questions themselves, as prominent journalist Claas Relotius has been found to be a fraud.

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This Just IN: Pravda on the Wabash

The Governor of Indiana is about to launch a state-run news service that will compete with agencies such as the Associated Press even as it controls access to public information. It is an idea that is terrible for a number of reasons, the primary one being this:

It might well work.

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A Vast Silence

The New York Times ran a story that took Burt Likko’s breath away in outrage when he read it last night. But apparently, he’s pretty much the only one.

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Driving Blind: Detain and Hold

In the UK, government officials threaten legal action against a newspaper for reporting on state secrets. In the U.S., the executive editor of The New York Times does a Q&A on, among other things, why she’s not actually a mean person.

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Stop Consuming News Media

Taylor Jacobson argues that the best way to deal with the modern news media is to ignore it completely.

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Anonymous Source Says

The APs Kimberly Dozier reports that two anonymous officials and one unnamed “lawmaker” believe terrorist groups have altered how they communicate since the information contained in Edward Snowden’s leaks became public.

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“The biz ain’t what it used to be.”

(The above is a screenshot of the Atlantic’s homepage taken March 10th around 11:30PM. A recap of SNL skits sits next to an article about nuclear war and above a photo series depiciting international...

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With Great Access Comes Great Responsibility

In addition to some kind words from many commenters’, I’ve also gotten some substantial push back on what I thought was a rather uncontroversial position (so much so that I felt a bit guilty making...

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The Evolving Nature of the News Beast

I agree with Paul Krugman when he writes, “We know what Ferguson is going to do…But what is Newsweek going to do?” While the immediate controversy surrounded a less than esteemed Ivy League Professor...

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