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Exit Interview: Ed O’Keefe

Pop! goes the disruptor

After 12 years at ABC News, working his way up from a desk assistant to executive producer of ABC... More

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Frontier man, meet New York

Jake Silverstein steps into his new role as editor of the New York Times Magazine at a critical moment. On... More

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The man behind the Pulitzer

When Sig Gissler announced in January that he would step down as administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes after 12... More

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A news guy meets a deadline

William Dean Singleton stepped down as chairman of MediaNews Group in December after decades at the helm of America's... More

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Shifting landscapes

When Leo Hickman said farewell to his readership at The Guardian, he did it with a declaration: "The era... More

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Know your audience

In 1992, Rob Dean became editor of the Santa Fe New Mexican, the main news source in a small... More

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Nicholas Lemann ends a decade as dean of the Columbia University Journalism School

Nicholas Lemann, dean of the Columbia Journalism School, has decided to head back to the classroom after 10 years... More

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Exit Interview - FCC ya later!

Julius Genachowski delivers his stump speech on four years at the FCC

Julius Genachowski's four years as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission had a little something for everyone. There was... More

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No more sugar daddies

Andrew Sullivan turned his popular blog into an independent, reader-supported site

Andrew Sullivan's decision in January to leave the Daily Beast and turn his popular blog, The Dish, into an... More

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Huey, Luce, and the news

John Huey takes a Time Inc. out

At year-end, Time Inc. editor in chief John Huey quietly announced plans to head to a fellowship at Harvard... More

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‘How to Get On With Your Life’

Kate White talks life after Cosmo

It takes guts to quit a job running the world’s best-selling women’s magazine. But Kate White has long embodied... More

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Identity crisis

Journatic’s short-lived editorial director Mike Fourcher weighs in

In July, just 10 weeks after he started work as the editorial director of Journatic, Mike Fourcher announced on... More

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Setting a new Record

Martin Gottlieb returns to his roots

He traded Paris for Hackensack? Really? Well, not exactly. As global editions editor for The New York Times, Martin... More

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C-SPAN’s maestro exits the stage

In 1979, Brian Lamb, then the head of Cablevision’s DC bureau, achieved what now seems unimaginable: He convinced Congress... More

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Whither the wizard of HuffPo?

Paul Berry became the chief technology officer of the Huffington Post in 2007. He developed technical strategies that exploited... 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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