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Roy Peter Clark | Poynter | 11/25/2014
Is it possible that we have to thank the white Southern press of the 1960s – even the segregationist press – for its restraint in resisting FBI attempts to smear the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., with sexual scandal?
Scott Lewis | Voice of San Diego | 11/25/2014
In 2005 when Andrew Donohue and I took over Voice of San Diego, we settled a lot of issues. We decided, for instance, that we would only cover something if we thought we could do it better or different than anyone else.
Vince Devlin | Missoulian | 11/25/2014

POLSON – A motion to dismiss three misdemeanor charges against the editor of a local newspaper who was arrested while photographing a crash scene says Vince Lovato was taken into custody “for the sole purpose of preventing him from exercising (a) well-settled constitutional right.”

 

B&C Staff | 11/25/2014

The media took some hits Monday, both from tear gas canisters fired at protestors in Ferguson, Missouri and from President Barack Obama.

 

Bruce Brown | CJR | 11/25/2014
By now, everyone knows the feds have been handing out record numbers of subpoenas to journalists hoping to scare them into giving up their sources.
Elise Hu | NPR | 11/25/2014
A big shift happened in news and information over the past few years: The people who write news and information no longer control the distribution of it. Technology companies do.
Marc Fisher | The Washington Post | 11/24/2014
Jose Antonio Vargas is running. He’s fresh off the red-eye from California to Dulles — his third overnight flight in as many weeks — to deliver yet another speech.
David Carr | New York Times | 11/24/2014
Amid the public revulsion at the news that Bill Cosby, a trailblazing black entertainer, allegedly victimized women in serial fashion throughout his career, the response from those in the know has been: What took so long?
Bill Lucey | Newspaper Alum | 11/24/2014
As we inch closer and closer to the 50 year anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the tributes, commemoration events, special documentaries, the resurrection of conspiracy theories, chilling photo galleries and video footage of that ill-fated day, will be coming thick and fast from newspapers, online news sites, blogs, and television networks in the days ahead.
Chico Harlan, Wesley Lowery and Kimberly Kindy | The Washington Post | 11/24/2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — The revolution, or whatever happens here, most certainly will be televised, but until then, every part of the lead-up will be, too.
Meredith Broussard | PBS | 11/24/2014
Numeracy, or numerical literacy, is at the heart of data journalism. And if you are the kind of person who wants to become more numerate in order to do data journalism (maybe you’re a designer? A student? An inquisitive citizen?), one way to start is by thinking about a horse.
Ryan J. Reilly | Huffington Post | 11/24/2014
FERGUSON, Mo. -- Police officers arrested a journalist during peaceful protests in Ferguson on Saturday night, amid widespread speculation that tensions could boil over in advance of a grand jury's ruling about the police officer who shot Michael Brown in August.
Emma G. Fitzsimmons | New York Times | 11/24/2014
Readers complained that the drawing was racist for depicting an immigrant family climbing through a window to crash a white family’s Thanksgiving dinner.
Todd Wasserman | Mashable | 11/19/2014
jimromenesko.com | 11/20/2014
Jeff Ward | The First Ward | 11/21/2014
Lucia Moses | Digiday | 11/19/2014