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John McDermott | Digiday | 8/20/2014
If you have checked your Facebook feed over the past week and a half, you have almost undoubtedly seen a friend participating in the “Ice Bucket Challenge,” the feel-good viral sensation aimed at raising awareness of and dollars for ALS research.
Bryan Goldberg | PandoDaily | 8/20/2014
In 2007, when I launched my first website, our comment section was central to the product. We scrutinized every detail of it.
Josh Voorhees | Slate | 8/20/2014
Anyone tuning in to the nightly coverage of the protests in Ferguson has seen the reporters on the ground becoming part of the story.
Mathew Ingram | GigaOM | 8/20/2014
At conferences — and in editorial meetings, when a visionary speech from management is required — media companies like to talk about how the future of news is mobile.
Dean Starkman | CJR | 8/20/2014
When Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based cable news giant rolled out its massive new American affiliate one year ago, creating a full-force 24-hour cable news channel—800 journalists, several studios, support staff, the works— in a move that drew cheers, skepticism, but mostly puzzlement: why?
Carrie Johnson | NPR | 8/20/2014
In the days since a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., people have been on the streets to register their outrage.
Kevin Wallsten and Melinda Tarsi | Washington Post | 8/20/2014
Despite their ubiquity on news sites around the Internet, a movement against anonymous comments sections has slowly gathered steam over the past few years.
Daniel Denvir | Columbia Journalism Review | 8/20/2014
PHILADELPHIA, PA — This city’s two rival dailies, the broadsheet Inquirer and tabloid Daily News, share an owner, a website, and now more than ever, mutual enmity and distrust. 
Dennis Romero | LA Weekly | 8/20/2014
BuzzFeed has gone on a hiring spree this year, adding about a dozen Latino bylines to its staff.
Rukmini Callimachi | New York Times | 8/20/2014
James Foley was a freelance journalist  when he disappeared in Syria on Nov. 22, 2012.
Andrew Beaujon | Poynter | 8/20/2014
The properties for sale cross seven states including California, Connecticut, Colorado and Pennsylvania.
Second Street | Press Release | 8/19/2014
Second Street plans to bring enhanced mobile functionality and a larger deal network to partner.
William Branigin | The Washington Post | 8/19/2014
Afghanistan’s attorney general banned a New York Times reporter from leaving the country Tuesday because of a controversial story about the country’s recent presidential election, the newspaper said.
Nu Yang | 8/18/2014
Mathew Ingram | GigaOm | 8/19/2014
Joel Mathis | Philidelphia | 8/14/2014
Ryan Chittum | Columbia Journalism Review | 8/18/2014