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AP Gets With The Times, Makes A Big Style Change

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Associated Press decided to remove the hyphen from "e-mail" in its Stylebook--the bible for many media outlets--on Friday. The AP announced the...

Media Outlets Ask For More Access In John Edwards Sex Tape Case

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.26.2011 | Media

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — Media outlets including The Associated Press asked a judge Wednesday to ease restrictions in a lawsuit over a sex tape said...

AP Sues Clothing Stores Over Use Of Obama Photo

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The Associated Press has sued Urban Outfitters and other clothing retailers in federal court, accusing them of selling T-shirts that ...

NPR's Inevitable Conflict

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

The stations' interests and NPR's interests are no longer aligned. That is the elephant in the studio. Schiller tried to improve the stations' lot, but in the end, the stations will fear a stronger NPR.

Banksy Wins Freedom of Russia's Jailed Voina Art Anarchists

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Banksy may have lost at the Oscars last night, but he scored another less visible -- but much more important -- victory earlier in the week, when a Ru...

Video: A Canon Still Camera is a "Game Changer" for Video Journalism, the AP's Kevin Roach

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

WASHINGTON -- Increasing numbers of film makers and videographers are using a "still" camera to create video images of extraordinary quality.  T...

AP's Misleading Report on Navy Reversal: I Did Not Ask for Anti-Gay Hazing

Joseph Rocha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph Rocha

There were indeed flaws in the investigation of the anti-gay abuse I experienced while a sailor in the U.S. Navy in Bahrain. But AP's conclusion is wrong. The notion that I asked to be hazed is egregious and painful.

Nadler, Polis Push Today to Cut Deficit by Trimming Empire

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Amidst all the blather about "shared sacrifice," there is one other group of powerful people that are largely escaping budget pain, in the plans of leaders of both parties, besides the super-rich: the partisans of the Empire.

How the AP Vetted a Citizen Video of a Death in Cairo -- And the Arduous Task of Verifying UGC

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

While there is value having citizens reporting out on the streets, verifying the content can be an arduous task.

As Many U.S. Newspapers Retrench From Online Video, New Opportunities Should Not Be Missed

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

For video to be effective, Kevin Roach, Director of U.S. Broadcast News, suggests papers publish breaking news of local interest and get it up quickly.

Video: Here's Why the AP Declined White House Video Feed and Passed on President Obama Live YouTube Show

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

WASHINGTON  -- The Associated Press declined to stream President Obama's 30-minute live interview on YouTube (on 1.27) since the program was shot...

The Word NBC And AP Will No Longer Use To Describe WikiLeaks

Yahoo! News | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

News organizations have seemed less sure about how to describe WikiLeaks, which has provided hundreds of thousands of documents to some media outlets ...

The AP has 652 Million YouTube Views; MSNBC.com Has Record 158 Million Views in Jan: The Golden Age of Video News is Now

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

While audiences for the networks news nightly newscasts have vastly shrunk and cable news nets have maintained which might called a niche audience, ...

Journalists Beaten, Arrested By Egyptian Officers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — An international press freedom group on Wednesday condemned violence against journalists covering anti-government protests in Egypt and ...

Critics Can't Resist The Green Hornet's "Sting"

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

It's the headline that critics couldn't stay away from. Seth Rogen's new film, The Green Hornet, lends itself so well to an easy and effective pun tha...

The Panda Appropriations: When Your Property Is My Medium

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

It might seem like a good idea to surrender the ghostly essence of owned ideas. But when it comes down to the question of who's making money from whose efforts, we all chaff.

Hits, Misses And Sleepers Of 2010

Associated Press | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Dead men were big sellers in 2010, from Stieg Larsson and his Millennium trilogy to Mark Twain and the autobiography he wanted withheld until 100 year...

AP Nails It Again: Cartel Arrests Don't Accomplish Sh*t -- But Do Increase Violence

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tony Newman

The AP story confirms what critics of drug war have said for years: The government is quick to boast about large arrests and seizures, but its efforts result in little, if any, slowdown in the drug trade.

Reality Check!

Wendy Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wendy Abrams

Let's put the Carnival Cruise ship into perspective -- it was not tragedy. Tragedy is the cholera outbreak in Haiti, where hundreds of thousands of people are left homeless from the earthquake.

AP Story on Public Housing Paints Misleading Picture

Sunia Zaterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sunia Zaterman

Using skewed numbers and cherry-picked anecdotes, an AP reporter paints a widely misleading picture that hardly relates to what is actually happening in cities across the country grappling with the most fundamental housing issues.

Why There Are No Seat Belts in School Buses, And Other Safety Questions

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

Many of you have kids riding school buses, and a crash Monday in Los Angeles involving a fatality raised many of the important issues facing communities with the big yellow buses.

AP Drops 'Writer' From Bylines...See Why...

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a nod to the digital, multi-platform age, the Associated Press announced Thursday that it the phrase "Associated Press Writer" will no longer appea...

Longmont Sees Most Significant Growth In Foreign-Born Residents

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Longmont, Colorado had the highest increase in foreign-born population of any major city in Colorado, according to recently-released data from the Cen...

Buckpedaling Gains Momentum and More Media Scrutiny

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Whether you're the angry right winger or the average angry voter, you're wondering whether Buck will say anything to get elected.

A Failure of Coverage: Ecuadorian Coup

Tom Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Murphy

UPDATE OCT 1 10:23 EST - The BBC reports that President Correa said there would be "a deep cleansing of the national police", and that he would "not ...