My wish is that by supporting the Museum I'm doing what little I can to preserve the memory of Deputy Chief Jimmy Riches' son and the nearly 3,000 other victims of the attacks.
They are among dozens of reporters in Egypt who have been attacked, arrested or detained since last fall. The independent rights watchdog Human Rights Monitor says the violations against journalists since July 3, 2013, including killings, arrests, detention and military trials, are the "highest rates in Egypt's history."
Women are the backbone of today's food media. And yet, the women reporting on this issue area don't always get the attention they deserve.
It's a complicated story, with issues of gender, leadership style, and office and personal politics. What does it all mean?
Welcome to Big Tobacco 2.0. Today's marijuana industry is following exactly the same tactics: framing its product as healthy, denying the science linking its use to numerous health problems, and targeting youth as lifelong customers.
During the last three years, we've built a network of thousands of freelance writers who have been vetted by a writing test. This week we launched a new editing test that we hope will help us identify strong editors within our network.
Here's a new one for the cognitive dissonance file: simultaneously holding optimistic feelings about Jeff Bezos, the owner of a major newspaper, with pessimistic ones about Amazon.com, the company for which Bezos serves as president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board.
I realize that in relation to the digital colosseum the sad print tabloid industry is merely a fungus on the underside of a rotting stump. But that doesn't excuse its existence.
All too often journalists and content producers make assumptions that can land them in court, in jail, or worse, in their own countries or while on assignment elsewhere.
Stephen King said "If you haven't read John Sandford yet, you have been missing one of the great summer-read novelists of all time."
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of the finest writers and journalists, passed away recently. The Nobel laureate, considered one of the finest littérateurs ever, gave the world of journalism some of his finest thoughts.
Szilvia Varro worked as a journalist for 18 years. She won Hungary's top journalism award for her investigative pieces on the extreme right and its approach toward Roma, the Pulitzer Prize (Joseph Pulitzer was born in Hungary). But after 18 years, she quit. And started something new.
Journalism is at a major crossroads. The digital revolution has turned print and broadcast upside down and although the media are more successful than ever on many levels, the traditional role of journalism as democracy's watchdog is at risk.
New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson has a tattoo of the Times' "T" on her back. And I thought that was kind of cool. As the leader of America's foremost daily news organization, Abramson has to have a thick skin.
We're living in a time where headlines about a 16-year-old girl being assaulted and killed by a classmate is shrunken by the sex life of Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott. How did we get here?
It took a journalist with Mark Hebert's talents, and courage, to dig out a scandal about a sitting Governor and make it a national story. With a long-term national impact.