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What will happen to the Tampa Bay Times?

They are barely noticeable on the cream-colored wall of the seventh floor executive suite at the Tampa Bay Times: nine simple wood-framed announcements signed by the president of Columbia University and one emblem, lined up in two modest rows—Pulitzer Prizes, the brass rings of journalism. Show More Summary

The rules of plagiarism

is the mythical Bob Dylan, a man of singular talent who gave birth to a strand of acoustic rock so compelling that it made others want to rip it off. And so they did. By the hundreds. His work became an inspiration for Bruce Springsteen, Lucinda Williams, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, and Kurt Cobain, all legends in their own...

The power of Pop-Up Magazine's live journalism

a group of journalists and artists gathered around a conference table backstage at the Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco to toast their shared contribution to Pop-Up Magazine, which was scheduled to go live in half an hour. Not in the way that a digital magazine goes live, but in the most literal sense of the word: Live onstage,...

Hurting for words

was asked to cook a partridge. Escabeche de perdiz, a standard dish. Like countless chefs all over Spain, he had made it countless times, but now, faced with the task of cooking it again, he froze. He just couldn’t do it. “How to deal with this sad bird?” the celebrated magazine journalist Michael Paterniti writes in his book, Love...

How to get attention

the deputy international editor of The New York Times, would be leaving to become editorial director at UpWorthy. O’Leary’s role at the Times, where she had worked for eight years, mostly involved helping the paper adapt to the digital world. Most famously, she co-authored an “innovation report,” leaked last May, that concluded the paper has struggled to make that...

Drawing inspiration from the South Bronx

shoots from the hip. The Nigerian-born photographer holds a camera near his waist as he navigates 149th Street in the South Bronx, snapping photos of unknowing passersby mid-sentence, mid-purchase, mid-chew. Crowds on the snow-coated...Show More Summary

The foreign desk in transition

met the newsroom for the first time in September of 2013, he mentioned two recent Post stories that he’d found particularly intriguing. The first was a human-interest feature on the death of a bouncer, the kind of richly descriptive narrative that has been a Post hallmark for decades. But Bezos’ other favorite was something of a surprise: a 2,800-word...

Cheap shot

or at least they used to be. Images come cheap in the digital news market, with iPhone snapshots saturating social media and high-quality cameras becoming more affordable for amateurs eager to get published. Many newsrooms have responded by slashing photo staffs. Show More Summary

Why plagiarize when you can rip off a writer's thoughts?

about plagiarism by starting with a little verse about a renowned professor who won his fame by appropriating the work of another: Let no one else’s work evade your eyes Remember why the good Lord made your eyes So don’t shade your eyes But plagiarize, plagiarize, plagiarize... Only be sure always to call it please 'research.' I might credit...

The irredeemable Chris Rose

in his small French Quarter apartment, the crystal badly chipped from various accidents. “For Distinguished Commentary, Times-Picayune,” the disfigured trophy reads, a reminder of both prowess and loss. "The way the people of New Orleans...Show More Summary

The value of digital data

about the conduct of the NSA don't just tell us about the past conduct of the government. They tell us something about the future of political journalism. In light of the extraordinary pressure on New York Times reporter James Risen to reveal his sources, and significant movements to restrict journalistic reporting of leaks by the Obama Administration, it's clear...

The New Republic: A public trust or a business?

O n Thursday, December 4, Frank Foer resigned as editor of The New Republic, having learned from a gossip site that the magazine's owner, former Facebook executive Chris Hughes, had already hired someone to replace him. Leon Wieseltier, who was widely known to be on the chopping block, and whose renowned back-of-the-book Hughes had already threatened, followed suit. The next...

Snapchat ventures into news territory

The app used by millions as a creative outlet for duck-face selfies, fleeting nude photos, and covert humiliation of unknowing passersby is the latest third-party platform to host news coverage. On Tuesday, Snapchat unveiled Discover,...Show More Summary

'The Real Housewives of New York' Season 7 to Premiere Tuesday, April 7 on Bravo

NYC will never be the same when new and former housewives collide as Bravo Media’s “The Real Housewives of New York City” premieres on Tuesday, April 7

New Cymbeline Trailer Unveiled

16 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

A new trailer has been unveiled for the forthcoming Cymbeline movie. The filmmakers created a modern re-telling of William Shakespeare’s play. The video embedded above offers glimpses of Dakota Johnson as Imogen, Ethan Hawke as Iachimo,...Show More Summary

The Daily Promo – Arkan Zakharov

Arkan Zakharov Who Printed it? This was printed on a sheet-fed press in Toronto. Who Designed and edited the images? I designed and did all press prep on this book, all editing done by me as well. How Many did you make? I did a run of 170 copies. 150 were quarter folded for easier […]

Seattle Reporter Leaving TV to Work for Amazon

KING weekend morning anchor and reporter Meg Coyle is leaving the Seattle NBC affiliate. This morning, while the anchors were giving her an on-air goodbye, she told viewers she was going to work for Amazon. “We just wanted to all say...Show More Summary

3 Count: 50 Shades of Censorship

Kim Dotcom can't contest seized assets in the U.S., Power Rangers fan film back online after new agreement and 50 Shades pirates get a surprise.

Former KARE Anchor Kirsten Lindquist Dies

Kirsten Lindquist, a former anchor at Twin Cities NBC affiliate KARE, has died. Lindquist, who was 60, had pancreatic cancer. The Pioneer Press reports Lindquist, who had been a California-based correspondent for CNN, joined KARE as 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Albuquerque Anchor Back On-Air After Newsroom Scuffle

Albuquerque anchor Tom Joles is expected to be back on-air for NBC affiliate KOB tonight one week after being given a “cool down” period because of a newsroom kerfuffle. Depending on who you believe, Joles was either in a newsroom fistfight...Show More Summary

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