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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

Apple can’t hide from a 20-year-old reporter - The University of Michigan student gets behind the tech titan’s newest products

Al Jazeera America struggles to get off the margins - A quality-first strategy faces huge hurdles

Finding James Foley - This 2013 story takes a look at GlobalPost’s search for the photojournalist

Gannett cribs from Advance Publications playbook for struggling newspapers - Staff compete for fewer jobs; ‘readers become the assignment editor’

Cop corruption probe sparks newspaper feud - A spiked story is at the center of a bitter fight between Philadelphia’s two dailies


The impact of watching executions (PSmag)

“[E]xecutions, even for people who support capital punishment, and even when the criminals being put to death evoke little personal sympathy because of the nature of their crimes, take a toll on witnesses”

Times of India demands employee social media passwords (Quartz)

The company will possess log-in information and will be free to post any material to the account without journalists’ knowledge

Reconnecting with a story source, 17 years later (Hartford Courant)

“People who say reporters exploit people? You are right, we do. We parachute into people’s lives, sidle up, convince them that we care — and then disengage when the story is over. But that doesn’t mean we don’t connect, in a genuine way.”

The McDonald’s in Ferguson (LAT)

“Lately, the restaurant has taken on the appearance of a battered frontier outpost”

Bloggingheads

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

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