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White House photographers bridle at restricted access

In July 2005, the White House News Photographers Association took a big step. The Bush administration, much more so than... More

What an adjective!

If you've been on the internet this afternoon--and not under a rock or something--I'm sure you've by now seen the... More

The End of The Ether

This week C-SPAN launched a full searchable online video library, dating to twenty-three years ago. But let’s go a bit... More

“We felt a lot better once we got back to camp and had a cup of tea.”

Here's some captivating video of what it's like to come under fire when embedded on patrol in Afghanistan from Stuart... More

Limiting Sunshine

Florida quite famously has one of the nation's most expansive public records access laws. And it's not uncommon for such... More

Said What?

The perils of relying on prepared remarks. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared before a group of insurance executives today, ready... More

Rent a Newspaper Flack

Print subscribers to the Los Angeles Times awoke this morning to find this where the front page—you know, the one... More

Ripe Headline

Here's how the the Kansas City Star's Crime Scene KC blog headlined a post about a man heading to prison... More

China Daily has set up its biggest team yet to cover this important event.”

What important event, you ask? Some industrial scandal? Unrest in western provinces? Nope. The important event worthy of full court... More

Statement, no longer operative

This morning's print New York Times carried the following paragraphs in an article on whether or not Congressman Charlie Rangel... More

Small Change

The Wall Street Journal team that’s been looking into the use and abuse of Congressional perks has a story today... More

WSJ Ledes on the OPR Report

Elsewhere, confused language makes for confusing copy

When reading through the major papers’ coverage of the release of a series of documents surrounding the department’s investigation into... More

Digging Deep

Beyond day one on the torture ethics report

It can’t be fun. Late on a Friday, some important, extremely controversial, highly complicated, and very long government document drops.... More

A Transparency ‘Victory’ Lap?

This morning's Politico Playbook brings word that the Obama administration will pick a series of policy initiatives highlighting the White... More

Heckling the Times

It's interesting to hear the reaction that Tucker Carlson gets when he defends the New York Times's commitment to accuracy... More

PBS pulls ads from Harper’s Magazine after critical essay - Piece argues public broadcaster has fallen under the sway of political influence and outside money

Should all journalists be on Twitter? - Reasons to take up or forgo the 140-character platform

Chris Hondros: How He Got that Picture - From CJR’s Covering Iraq oral history

Beware journo-speak - Only journalists would call a tragedy a “mishap”

Will feminist writers save Playboy? - As Playboy’s safe-for-work site has passed the one-month mark, a look at the online media’s bedazzled reactions, and how the new image suits the old brand


Lawmakers on why they’re mired in place (Esquire)

Mark Warren “spoke with 90 members of the House and Senate about what’s gone so wrong in Congress. Sometimes it got a little emotional.”

My childhood friend, the ISIS jihadist (Mashable)

How a young Danish man turned extremist

What it’s like to carry a Nobel Prize through Fargo (SciAm)

“And they’re like, ‘Uhhhh. Who gave this to you?’ ‘The King of Sweden.’ ‘Why did he give this to you?’ ‘Because I helped discover the expansion rate of the universe was accelerating.’”

Newspapers prefer lesbians (Bloomberg)

In five states that just got gay marriage, the vast majority of local papers covered it with photos of women getting hitched

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

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