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Success and Fun: The Bradlee Effect

Reflecting on the life and death of Ben Bradlee, the beloved former editor of the Washington Post, caused me to again see the immense power of fun. I only met Bradlee a couple of times in social settings, but you could feel his exuberance right off. Show More Summary

Twitter’s New Path To Ubiquity: Becoming Part Of Every App

wants to be “the largest information network in the world” and reach “every person on the planet,” but over the last six months or so, it has accepted that getting every person on the planet to actually sign up and become users — or even just a measly couple billion of them — is probably [...]

CBS News Releases Election Coverage Plan

“CBS Evening News” anchor Scott Pelley and “CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell will lead CBS News coverage of the midterm elections on November 4. The network provide hourly updates at 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., followed...Show More Summary

CPJ welcomes release of Vietnamese prisoner Nguyen Van Hai

New York, October 21, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists is pleased by the release from prison of Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hai, who is also known by the name of his blog, "Dieu Cay," and who had been jailed since April 2008....

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Here's What The Star Of 'Pete & Pete' Is Doing Today

Danny Tamberelli ruled kids television in the 1990s. He's well known as Little Pete on Nickelodeon's "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" and was a cast member in "All That," "Figure It Out" and Disney's "The Mighty Ducks". After his career at Nickelodeon, he attended Hampshire College in Massachusetts. Show More Summary

Yulieth Botello Promoted to Video Journalist at KTLM

Telemundo’s KTLM has promoted Yulieth Botello to video journalist for “Noticias Telemundo 40” airing weekdays at 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. She’ll join co-anchors Hugo Magallan and Dalila Garza, weather anchor Elizabeth Robaina, sports...Show More Summary

How xenophobia is driving the Ebola narrative

A recent Newsweek cover story showed a photograph of a gorilla accompanied by an inaccurate headline that contaminated bushmeat could bring Ebola to the US. Four weeks later on Fox News, Keith Albow, a member of the network's Medical A-team, accused President Obama of failing to protect us because "His affiliations are with Africa...not us. He's their leader." And these...

The Art of the Personal Project: Grace Chon

As a former Art Producer, I have always been drawn to personal projects because they are the sole vision of the photographer and not an extension of an art director, photo editor, or graphic designer. This new column, “The Art of the Personal Project” will feature the personal projects of photographers using the Yodelist marketing […]

Everything is awesome at Kushner’s Orange County Register

The downward spiral of Aaron Kushner and the Orange County Register continues, reports Christine Haughney of The New York Times. The latest — a round-up of what has appeared elsewhere — includes unpaid bills, lawsuits, Kushner’s stepping aside as publisher (“I was not removed,” he insists) and, of course, Kushner’s soothing reassurances that everything is […]

Washington Post's partnership with local papers draws encouraging early results

Back in April, we asked whether a new partnership program between The Washington Post and regional papers around the country—in which print subscribers to participating local papers get free digital access to the Post’s website and apps—might...Show More Summary

When 'Washington Is Broken' Isn't the Story

The United States does not have a surgeon general because Washington works--for the gun lobby.

The Fundamental Transformation of Journalism

The story carries the great title of “How Edward Snowden Changed Journalism.” But the article doesn’t live up to its billing.

'Below Deck' Renewed for Third Season by Bravo

“The Crew Tells All” Special Airs Tuesday, October 28 At 9pm ET/PT

Where you get your news depends on where you stand on the issues

Strong liberals and strong conservatives disagree on an awful lot — but there are a lot of ways they’re more like each other than they are like those closer to the middle. And some of those involve the ways they interact with news media. That’s one of the takeaways from a new report from the...

If This Generation Continues to Stumble, The Economy Will Fall

NEW YORK -- After a year-long reporting effort by The GroundTruth Project, a clearer picture is emerging of a millennial generation facing an uncertain global economy. Our team of 21 GroundTruth reporting fellows journeyed to 11 countries to tell the story of their own generation. Show More Summary

Twitter Says People Like Seeing Tweets They Didn’t Ask For

Bad news for everyone who was freaking out about recent experiments with algorithmic timeline curation: The experiment was a success. has disclosed that users responded positively to a test in which they were shown content in their timelines other than tweets from accounts they were following: [T]here are times when you might miss out on Tweets [...]

A Radio Revolution: Radiotopia Announces 3 New Shows and Hits Kickstarter Goal

For podcasters, it’s been a busy month of fundraising. First, “Snap Judgment,” reached their fundraising goal to produce the best next season ever and then, this Tuesday, Radiotopia reached their Kickstarter goal with 23 days left to go. Maybe it really is a radio revolution — centered on good storytelling and journalism. Show More Summary

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, October 22

25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 283 | CNN: 154 | MSNBC: 104 | HLN: 85 Primetime: FNC: 384 | CNN: 171 | MSNBC: 162 | HLN: 82 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC Cavuto: 208 TheFive: 251 Baier: 267 Greta: 235 O’ReiShow More Summary

CPJ calls on Pakistani government to restore ARY News

Your Excellency, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to express its deep concern over the recent decision by Pakistan's broadcast regulator to suspend the privately owned ARY News, which is watched by millions in the country. We urge your government to ensure the channel is immediately restored.

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