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And that’s the way it was: May 3, 1978

On an evil day, 35 years ago today, a sinister pair of hands typed and sent out the first ever... More

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And that’s the way it was: May 2, 1885

Founded in 1885 by Clark W. Bryan, Good Housekeeping was purchased in 1911 by the Heart Corporation, which still owns... More

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Local reporting at its grandest

The local news in Florida is likely full of "truth is stranger than fiction" tales all year round because it's... More

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More of Jessica Lum’s work

Jessica Lum's life and career were cut short, but she left a lot behind. Here's a sampling of some of... More

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That’s incredible

Every day, thousands of newsworthy events occur. However, few people actually learn of said events from a reputable news source... More

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That’s incredible

Today, most teenagers only care about news that relate to them. They do not actively buy newspapers, go online to... More

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That’s incredible

Not uncommonly, as a teenager in today's society, I spend a great deal of time every day on my cell... More

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That’s incredible

Like many of my fellow students, I get my news from a variety of sources, including my cell phone, the... More

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That’s incredible

The ways teens get the news today is different than how they got it 75 years ago. Today, most teens... More

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That’s incredible

Most teenagers nowadays are out of touch with world news, even though they are very involved in media. I would... More

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That’s incredible

Most teenagers get their news from social networking sites nowadays. Sites like Twitter, Facebook, or maybe from little news ticker... More

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That’s incredible

I was once searching for news online outside of my reliable aggregate of The Economist, New Yorker, New York Times,... More

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That’s incredible

High schoolers get news from a wide variety of sources, and are especially vulnerable to believing less credible sources, or... More

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That’s incredible

Teens get news today in a variety of different forms. I don't think many teens get real "news" on Facebook... More

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And that’s the way it was: April 30, 1993

In 1993, computer users all over the world were still working out how best to share information over the Internet.... More

Q&A: An Apple critic with plenty to say - John Siracusa’s legendary - and lengthy - Apple reviews reach their 15th year

Why one editor won’t run any more op-eds by the Heritage Foundation’s top economist - A reply to Paul Krugman on state taxes and job growth made some incorrect claims

4 topics John Oliver explained more clearly than television news - The political satirist brings explainer comedy to HBO viewers

Michael Brown shooting and the crimes journalists choose as newsworthy - Examining why black suspects are covered at a greater proportion than they commit crimes

GOP-backed fake news sites target Dems in congressional races - - Unlike The Onion and other satire sites, the goal is to fool voters, not make them laugh


New WaPo publisher (WaPo)

The departure of Katharine Weymouth ends eight decades of Graham family leadership

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.”

Bloggingheads

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

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