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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; 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 ...

AP's Robert Burns Playing Politics by Replacing "Settlement Freeze" With "Curb on Housing Construction"

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Burns' piece unilaterally changes the terminology and phraseology connected to one of the major obstacles of the Palestinian-Israeli conflicts. By changing this terminology, Burns has clearly taken a biased stand.

PHOTOS: The Most (And Least) Economically Stressed Areas In The U.S.

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The West Coast is the epicenter of economic stress in America and the struggling economy may be inflicting the least damage in the Midwest, according ...

AP Tells Its Reporters to Avoid Saying the Iraq War Is Over

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

From the White House's victorious declarations to the media's "breaking news" graphics, we're asked to believe the combat is finished in Iraq. The fact is, the Iraq war continues. The good news is that not every media outlet is complicit.

Jason Linkins

AP Issues Standards Memo: 'Combat In Iraq Is Not Over' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

At some point in the last two weeks, you may have been told by someone in the news that combat operations in Iraq were over, and that the last combat ...

Does Buck Oppose Morning-After Pill for a Woman Who Is Raped by a Family Member?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It appears that Ken Buck not only opposes a women's right to choose abortion if she's a victim of rape and incest, but he also supports a ban on the use of the morning-after pill.

What Matters This Week: Who Owns the Hot Rocks of Iceland?

David Ferris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ferris

Congress is out of session, so the Matter Network had to look elsewhere this week to find stories of environmental stewardship gone awry.

Uncovered in South Carolina: Bear Abuse for Show

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

Many animal rights activists believed that the cruel process of "bear baying" disappeared in the 19th century. We now know it is alive and well, but so repulsive as to require immediate action.

Texas' Incredibly Shrinking Dropout Problem

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Snider

Reports of another "Texas Miracle" are making the rounds in the media, as the Lone Star state says that the dropout rate for the Class of 2009 was 9.4 percent.

AP Sports Writer Dies While Covering World Cup In South Africa

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON (Associated Press) — Robert Millward, a longtime Associated Press sports writer whose passion for soccer and love of life endeared him to col...

On Afghanistan, Michael Steele Speaks for Me

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Brad Woodhouse and the DNC owe all of us an apology for attacking Michael Steele on his Afghanistan remarks, but I would settle for a commitment not to engage in this sort of behavior in the future.

AP Held Story On Terror Plot

Yahoo! News/Upshot | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Associated Press didn't report details of the Norwegian government's investigation of three men allegedly involved in Al Qaeda-linked terror plots...