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Work first. Juice boxes later.

Kid reporter Damon Weaver (taking a break from his day job as a student at Kathryn E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary... More

Behind the Money

Politico's Mike Allen writes up an email from the Obama campaign, cataloging a raft of October fundraisers that trade access... More

All by himself…

McCain's planning a rather unorthodox election night tableau. From the AP: Instead of appearing before a throng of supporters at... More

Better late than never

A quote from Seymour Hersh, portending interesting stories on the Bush administration, even after inauguration day: "You cannot believe how... More

We’re All Just A Little Bit Socialist

And the press could point out that it’s no big deal

Forgive the foray into middle school essay writing, but here goes: The Oxford English Dictionary defines socialism as: A theory... More

“That’s Not Right.”

What to do when confronted with the “Obama is a Muslim” rumor?

It was a cold night in early January when Dana Goldstein, a writer for The American Prospect, was interviewing caucus... More

Trib goes for Obama

In a not entirely unexpected move (Chicago Reader media critic Mike Miner suggested the possibility last month) the Chicago Tribune... More

Kicked Around

At a rally in North Carolina yesterday, Joe Killian, a reporter for the Greensboro News & Record, got kicked to... More

Iceland: “Back to Fish”

There's been a decent amount of coverage of tiny Iceland over the last couple of weeks, as the country's banking... More

Plumbing out the Context

As Joe The Plumber enjoys his 15 minutes, would it be too much to ask that some of that time... More

IM’ing past each other

Today New York magazine moderated--egged on?--an instant messaging bout between Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi and The National Review's Byron York.... More

Live, From A Blog, It’s Debate Night!

Live bloggers dish on the process

Most political bloggers would say that their craft requires a careful, often uneasy balance between taking the time to develop... More

ADN editorial page is clear on Palin

On Friday, an Alaska investigative committee released a report into Palin's attempts to remove her ex-brother in law from the... More

Cleverer smears, please

An otherwise charming Pat Healy piece on Palin's rhetorical style and campaign gets a little detail wrong: “Man, I love... More

Irony, meet Objectivity

The constraints that come along with writing for an excellent newspaper, like The New York Times, often cut down on... More

The ethics of The Guardian’s Whisper bombshell - It would have been a journalistic lapse not to have told readers

Gawker: The internet bully - Nick Denton’s media empire is an intellectual online fraternity that invites people to their parties only to make them buy the booze

The Washington Post short-sells a reporter’s integrity - Steven Pearlstein smears TheStreet’s Adam Feuerstein for criticizing a biotech firm

Former Sun-Times staffers react to top reporter’s resignation - “Whereas we don’t have all the answers, we have way too many questions about what happened here”

Stop trolling your readers - We know you’re only doing it for clicks


‘My Captivity’ (NYT Mag)

An American journalist on his two-year kidnapping in Syria

FBI faked an AP story, in Seattle Times style, to catch a suspect (Seattle Times)

“‘We are outraged that the FBI, with the apparent assistance of the US Attorney’s Office, misappropriated the name of The Seattle Times to secretly install spyware on the computer of a crime suspect,’ said Seattle Times Editor Kathy Best”

How one reporter copes inside the ‘Ebola bubble’ (BuzzFeed)

“Bring gloves to give nurses you meet at clinics, even if you’re there for a story. Get small change to give to the kids who have been out of school for months and are selling ground nuts for pitiful sums on the side of road. Hell, give them candy. Violate all the principles of ostensibly good aid stewardship, because the good stewardship of the developed world didn’t get help here in time, and now everyone is dying around you.”

Fake news sites using Facebook to spread Ebola panic (The Verge)

“These sites claim to be satirical but lack even incompetent attempts at anything resembling humor”

Bloggingheads

Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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