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A list of every hidden journalism-related social media group I could find

23 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

I’m overwhelmed by the number of different platforms that journalists use to share information, tips and job notices with each other. There are conferences and symposiums, not to mention Facebook groups and Slack channels and Twitter chats and listservs. I prefer Twitter to the other mediums: it’s open and accessible. Show More Summary

Meet the 17-year-old who breaks cybersecurity news

23 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

William Turton was transcribing interviews at The Daily Dot office when he got information that Planned Parenthood’s website had been hacked. It was 8:22 p.m. on a Sunday evening. He started reporting. Around six hours later, he got another tip that New York Magazine’s website was facing a cyber attack. Show More Summary

Police drop charges against 2 journalists arrested in Ferguson

23 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri On Monday, the ACLU of Missouri announced that journalists Trey Yingst and Bilgin ?a?maz will not face charges by St. Louis County Police. Both were arrested while reporting from Ferguson, Missouri. Show More Summary

Front page of the day: It’s Sasquatch!

23 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Today’s front page of the day actually comes from Sunday, when most newspapers offer pretty great front pages. Merry Eccles designed this front for The (Staunton, Virginia) News Leader, which led with the hunt for Sasquatch. “We’re in...Show More Summary

The ‘Netscape Moment,’ 20 years on

23 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

This article was originally published on The 1995 Blog and has been republished with permission. We’re in the runup to the 20th anniversary of the “Netscape Moment” of 1995, the day when a California startup’s eye-popping market debut...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton camp in overdrive going after New York Times

23 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Chief Clinton flack turns media critic on CNN The New York Times screwed up a story on a government investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails as Secretary of State. It's made clear it screwed up and did so once againShow More Summary

Salon agrees to recognize union, starts negotiations on contract

Management at San Francisco-based Salon Media has agreed to start talks on a first union contract with its workers, it was disclosed Saturday. “Salon Media has agreed to recognize the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) as the collective...Show More Summary

New York Review of Books responds to New York Times’ rebuttal of nails’ exposé critique

New York Review of Books Richard Bernstein continued his beef with the New York Times’ nail salon exposé and says the editor’s response was late and insufficient. Bernstein’s article, published on the New York Review of Books website on Friday, came in response to the letter issued by New York Times editors earlier this week. Show More Summary

Commentary: Does ‘tonight’ really mean ‘tonight,’ tonight?

Screenshot from ABC World News Tonight. It’s a common ploy in news writing — using a time reference like “tonight,” “this morning,” or “overnight” to give a story an air of immediacy. But is it needed? And is it accurate? Sometimes it is needed. Show More Summary

American Journalism Review to cease publication

American Journalism Review will cease operation after almost 38 years of publication. The announcement was made on the publication’s website Friday evening. The news comes exactly two years after it ceased the production of its print edition. Show More Summary

Chicago Bears new media coverage rules: don’t report on us

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler speaks during an NFL football training camp media availability at Olivet Nazarene University, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Bourbonnais, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Tom Brady destroyed his cell phone. Show More Summary

Front page of the day: Malaysia’s The Star and MH370

We’re testing out some new places for this daily feature, which you can find in Jim Warren’s morning newsletter and on Poynter’s Front Page of the Day Tumblr. Today, and for a while, you can also find it here. When possible, I’ll check...Show More Summary

This week on Medium: 5 stories you may have missed

Happy Friday! Here’s some weekend reading (if you just can’t get enough of journalism, writing or the media,) gathered from good stuff published on Medium this week and last. Thanks to Katie Hawkins-Gaar and Vidisha Priyanka for helping...Show More Summary

Obtaining government officials’ business emails should be easier

This is another in a series of articles by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press covering legal issues that affect journalists. RCFP’s Legal Fellow Kristin Bergman wrote this article. In this 2011 file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from inside a C-17 military plane. Show More Summary

Morning Roundup: Bono’s shout-out to Rolling Stone’s embattled Jann Wenner

Good morning. Amid magazine’s turmoil, a rocker’s kind words Among those "in the house" Thursday night for U2's knockout concert at Madison Square Garden in New York was Jann Wenner, the Rolling Stone founder and boss. It must have been...Show More Summary

8 questions about becoming a data journalist (with answers)

Last night, Scott Klein, who runs the News Apps team at ProPublica, took part in the weekly #wjchat on Twitter. The topic was “So you want to be a data journalist?” Other journalists in the data/interactive journalism community, including...Show More Summary

Media as kingmaker: Roger Ailes rules over first GOP debate

New York Magazine Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive officer of Fox News in 2006. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Amid ample confusion, one thing is clear: Fox News boss Roger Ailes is the power behind the throne for the first big Republican...Show More Summary

John Cook named temporary executive editor at Gawker

The International Business Times John Cook will be taking over the position of the executive editor at Gawker Media temporarily. The announcement comes after seven staffers left the company recently, including executive editor Tommy Craggs and editor-in-chief Max Read. Cook is currently the investigations editor at the publication. Show More Summary

Hogan’s lawyer accuses Gawker of leaking content of tapes

On Thursday, lawyers representing Gawker Media and Terry Bollea (real name of Hulk Hogan) gathered in the Sixth Circuit court in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image Credit: AP In a motion, the counsel representing Hulk Hogan accused Gawker...Show More Summary

Are there ‘Clinton rules’ that drive unfair media coverage?

With their hats providing only a bit of privacy, the Clintons continued their vacation at Martha’s Vineyard, Saturday, Aug. 30, 1997, with President Bill Clinton offering some golfing advice to first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Mink Meadows Golf Club in Vineyard Haven, Mass. Show More Summary

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