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Adam Weinstein | Saint Petersblog | 12/19/2014
There is a chance — slim, to be sure, but a still a chance — that Florida’s capital may finally get the newspaper it deserves. Which is to say, it may finally get a newspaper.
Raju Narisetti | Nieman Lab | 12/19/2014
Over the past 22 years, 1,059 journalists have been killed. Worldwide, some 430 journalists are in exile from their home countries. Hundreds more are injured, persecuted, muzzled, and threatened, mostly by governments and sometimes by influential non-governmental forces, all interested in stifling a free, fearless press.
Jordan Crook | TechCrunch | 12/19/2014
The photo-sharing network recently announced it had surpassed 300 million active users, and has taken steps toward cleaning up spam accounts, as well as adding new filters and features in an update this week.
Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Huffington Post | 12/19/2014
WASHINGTON -- Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been held by the Iranian government since July on unclear charges, is receiving renewed attention as negotiations over Iran's nuclear program resume with the U.S. government.
Daniel Wallis | Reuters | 12/19/2014
(Reuters) - A Washington-based journalist has sued St. Louis County and one of its police lieutenants, saying his rights were violated when he was arrested while covering protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, court papers showed.
Catalina Albeanu | Journalism.co.uk | 12/19/2014

Longform journalism is a big priority at Huffington Post UK going into the new year, according to editor-in-chief Stephen Hull.

 

Ricardo Bilton | Digiday | 12/19/2014
One of the year’s freshest new audio apps didn’t come from a Silicon Valley tech company; it came from NPR.
Emily Wordsman | American Journalism Review | 12/19/2014
Journalism students at Arizona State University this fall took what seemed like a dream class for football fans — “Super Bowl Reporting,” in which they produced content about the lead-up to the Big Game.
Jane Martinson | The Guardian | 12/19/2014
The job will be advertised by the end of the year with the closing date for applications likely to be the start of February.
David Uberti | CJR | 12/19/2014
Writers gave consumers exactly what they wanted
Press Release | UGA | 12/19/2014
The National Press Photographers Association will relocate its headquarters to the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication beginning in early 2015.
Press Release | The Dallas Morning News | 12/18/2014
Mike Wilson will begin Feb. 16, 2015, succeeding Bob Mong, who is retiring.
Melissa Davlin | Idaho Statesman | 12/18/2014
The Borah High newspaper editor says Idaho leaders such as Sherri Ybarra should lead by example.
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