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And Now, Our Story About the Story About the Story About the Scream

Building on Diane Sawyer's story last week on how the media had both overplayed Dean's now-infamous post-Iowa address and taken... More

Hey, Wasn�t There A Primary Campaign Going On?

With the conventional wisdom telling us that John Kerry's got the nomination all but wrapped up, most bloggers are feeling... More

Clark’s Campaign Makeover

ABC News's Deborah Apton, on the road with Gen. Wesley Clark, reports today on some of the Clark campaign's recent... More

Premature Coronation

Remember that tall guy with the four stars on his shoulder? Madonna's pick for the presidency? What was his name... More

An Information Deficit

In a nearly numbers-free New York Times "News Analysis" of the federal budget Elisabeth Bumiller describes the projected federal budget... More

Virginian-Pilot journalists: Corporate management pressure is stifling coverage - “Lovers of journalism in this newsroom are pissed. It’s bad.”

The worst journalism of 2014 - A recap of the year’s most cringeworthy news blunders

Why the media don’t get Detroit—and why it matters - Coverage of declining cities is too often simplistic and lacking historical context

21st-century censorship - Governments around the world are using stealthy strategies to manipulate the media

Jesse Brown punctures Canada’s media bubble - The independent journalist uses his website and podcast to break stories that might otherwise go unpublished


We should all step back from security journalism (Medium)

“It should be made clear, in law, that the tasks security reseachers do to make the net more secure and journalists do to understand and contextualize the truth for the public are not crimes”

Trust In Business And Media Is Declining, But People Have Faith In Search Engines (Buzzfeed)

People have become less trusting of major institutions, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. And large majorities doubt that businesses want to make the world a better place.

With New Charlie Hebdo Cover, News Value Should Have Prevailed (NYT)

Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.

An Old Fogey’s Analysis of a Teenager’s View on Social Media (Medium)

“I feel the need to offer my perspective as someone who is not a teenager but who has thought about these issues extensively for years.”

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

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