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Deseret News Police say 27-year-old Erasmo Guadalupe Garcia-Serna bit a police dog in West Valley City, Utah. He was naked at the time, they allege. The charges allowed the Deseret News to use a headline of mythical importance in … Read more
Suburban Turmoil Lindsay Ferrier says she used to hate the fuzzy hat her husband, WSMV-TV reporter Dennis Ferrier made a point of wearing during winter weather in Nashville. But “it looks like that hat is here to stay,” she … Read m...
The Atlantic | Committee to Protect Journalists Thirteen news organizations have called on the Syrian opposition to help curtail “a disturbing rise” in kidnappings of journalists that have reduced coverage of the civil war. In a letter isssued today, the … Read more
YouTube’s top trending news videos of the year include polished pieces from the Boston Globe and the Guardian and shaky, rough cell phone videos from people in Waco, Tex., and Taiwan. “I think what’s most interesting is they are from … Read more
USA Today | Gannett Thirty-one more Gannett newspapers will see USA Today condensed editions in their pages beginning next month, the company announced today. The company launched its “Butterfly” initiative in October, adding the USA Today inserts to the Indianapolis … Read more
Centre Daily Times Debra Leithauser will leave her job as editor of McClatchy-Tribune Information Services to become publisher of the McClatchy-owned Centre Daily Times in State College, Pa. She joined McClatchy in 2012 after a long hitch at The Washington … Read more
Toronto Star Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale pushed back Wednesday against repeated suggestions from Toronto’s mayor Rob Ford that Dale is a pedophile. “He tried to get me arrested, to destroy my career; I decided to correct him gently, deferentially. … Read more
Huffington Post Grab your pitchforks and text art tanks: Huffington Post is doubling down on its anonymity crackdown. The site’s new commenting system, explained by Tim Mcdonald, HuffPost’s director of community, requires users to have a Facebook account:… Read more
CNN A Republican Party subcommittee has a “heavy appetite” to choose which journalists moderate primary debates, Peter Hamby reports. Someone “familiar with the ongoing discussions” says party chair Reince Priebus wants fewer debates and more predictable moderation: “There is … Read more
The Washington Post MSNBC host Rachel Maddow will write a monthly column for The Washington Post’s opinion section. “We expect that she will bring to Post readers the strong arguments, sharp wit and thoughtful analysis of political and social … Read more
Agence France-Presse “I guess it’s a sign of our times that somehow this image seemed to get more attention than the event itself,” Roberto Schmidt says of his now-famous picture of President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron … Read more
Rukmini Callimachi was working in a hotel restaurant in Timbuktu when her colleague Baba Ahmed returned from a trip into the desert. “J’ai besoin d’argent pour acheter une pelle,” he told her: I need money to buy a shovel.… Read mor...
In an interview with Time’s Michael Scherer, Person of the Year runner-up Edward Snowden explains why he ceded decisions about publication to journalists: From Russia, Snowden does not defend every story that has been written, but he says he tried … Read more
The Hindu | Times of India Local protests in India this week follow the killing last Friday of India journalist Sai Reddy in the Bijapur district in south Chhattisgarh, The Hindu reported. The 51-year-old journalist was attacked at a … Read more
D.C. Crime Stories Washington Post carrier Robert E. Bell III “has been accused of stealing nearly $100,000 in mail from residents of a gated-community in northern Virginia,” Scott McCabe reports. Inspectors installed a hidden camera at a condominium in the … Read more
The Nabe Journalists will once again be able to access crime reports at local police precincts in New York City — as long as they make requests through a central information office first. The Nabe broke the story last week … Read mo...
The New York Times Slang has its place, New York Times Associate Managing Editor for Standards Philip Corbett wrote Tuesday. And that place isn’t as a part of serious stories. “Strangely, kicking seems to figure prominently in our recent … Read more
Sean Howe traces the start of his Committee to Detect Journalists page to his quest to locate Tom Burke, who once wrote for Rolling Stone, Esquire and other publications. He and Grantland writer Alex Pappademas bought Burke’s book and spent … Read more
Wall Street Journal | Chicago Tribune | Times Union | Chicago Sun-Times One hundred years ago, a shoe salesman and devoted bowler named Dave Luby started a weekly bowling magazine. “He wasn’t schooled as a journalist, but Luby made … Read more
New York State Court of Appeals There exists “no principle more fundamental or well-established than the right of a reporter to refuse to divulge a confidential source,” New York’s State Court of Appeals said in an decision Tuesday. … Read more