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Kevin Lerner | NiemanLab | 8/28/2015
The ecosystem of press criticism is probably as strong now as it has ever been: columnists like Jack Shafer of Politico, public-minded academics like Jay Rosen of NYU, in-house critics like New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan.
Deron Lee | CJR | 8/28/2015
Matt Waite has already enjoyed a varied career as an investigative journalist and author, as the principal developer behind PolitiFact, and, most recently, as an educator. He’ll soon add one more title to his CV: pilot.
Yahoo! News | 8/28/2015
Paris (AFP) - Two French investigative journalists were arrested on Thursday in Paris on suspicion of trying to blackmail the king of Morocco, legal sources in both countries said.
Alastair Reid | Journalism.co.uk | 8/28/2015

Art is an ancient medium for storytelling, certainly older than the written word and maybe older than language itself. But in journalism, art is often limited to single frame cartoons or consigned to the 'funny pages' instead of being seen as serious reporting.

 

Jim Romenesko | JimRomensko.com | 8/28/2015
Good Morning, I wanted to let you know that today we are offering eligible, long-term Gannett employees within certain business segments and departments of our company the opportunity to take advantage of an early retirement program.
Jonathan Peters | CJR | 8/28/2015
Government officials can get creative when they want to hide information from public view.
Benjamin Mullin | Poynter | 8/28/2015
Virginia police officers acted unlawfully when ordering two BBC journalists to delete images from their cameras after Wednesday’s on-air shootings near Roanoke, the attorney for a photojournalism group alleged Thursday.
Marty Swant | AdWeek | 8/28/2015
In an effort to marry analytics capabilities with a global roster of brands, GroupM and BuzzFeed on Thursday announced a one-year partnership to further harness the power of data and branded content.
Joseph Lichterman | NiemanLab | 8/28/2015
Blogging is back at The Atlantic.
Peter Sterne | Politico Media | 8/28/2015

The McClatchy Company, publisher of over 30 U.S. newspapers, is responding to rumors that the company plans to shutter foreign bureaus that surfaced on Twitter this week. The upshot: hard to say, quite.

 

Reuters | 8/28/2015
Turkish anti-terrorist police have detained two British journalists from Vice News for reporting from the predominantly Kurdish southeast without government accreditation, security sources said on Friday.
Michael Biesecker | AP | 8/28/2015
AP's records request also seeks an accounting of how many times since 2000 the FBI has impersonated media organizations to deliver malicious software.
Mathew Ingram | Fortune | 8/28/2015
Given the challenges confronting the Times as it tries to adapt to an online world, is being controlled by a single family really the best approach?
Katie Rogers and Alan Blinder | New York Times | 8/26/2015
Jeff Gammage | Philadelphia Inquirer | 8/25/2015
Press Release | Wall Street Journal | 8/26/2015