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Trumps War Against Wordsmiths

Battersby Duo | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics
Battersby Duo

Occasionally a report is published where mistakes are made. However this doesn't give Trump the right to make blanket statements that all reporters are dishonest. That simply is untrue.

The Swedish reporter forced to treat Mosul's injured children: "The world should be ashamed"

Nuri Kino | Posted 12.13.2016 | World
Nuri Kino

With journalists too scared to express political opinions and politicians of most stripes wedded to "rehabilitating" terrorists, Swedish reporter Magd...

Ari Fleischer's Perfect GOP Vote-Getting Ploy: Slam The 'Biased' News Media

Larry Light | Posted 11.29.2016 | Media
Larry Light

Fleischer forecasts "a clash" coming between the new administration and the White House press corps, which he depicts as a smug, entitled bunch of liberal miscreants who are out to get poor Donald Trump.

Trump's dark "gift" makes victims of us all

Celia Wexler | Posted 11.13.2016 | Religion
Celia Wexler

Since last week's election, through Facebook, op-eds, emails, and tweets, those who fear the new administration have been producing billions of words....

Seeking Justice For Murdered Journalists

John F. Lansing | Posted 11.07.2016 | World
John F. Lansing

Sixteen years ago, renowned Ukrainian investigative journalist Georgy Gongadze was brutally beheaded in retaliation for his reporting that exposed gov...

Will Architect Of Trump's 'Rigged Media' Rants Denounce Threats Against Journalists?

Terry Krepel | Posted 10.27.2016 | Media
Terry Krepel

Trump himself is mainly responsible for inspiring this ugly behavior by his supporters. But hatred of the media has been the right-wing Media Research Center's core belief for decades.

Arab Journalists Learn Religion Coverage

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.23.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

They say nothing sparks controversy and discord more than talk of religion, politics and sex - not necessarily in that order. But when journalists f...

Journalists 'Bear The Brunt' Of Rising Anti-Semitism On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Emily Tate | Posted 10.19.2016 | Politics

A yearlong rise in anti-Semitic tweets has increasingly targeted journalists, especially prominent writers and TV personalities, according to an Anti-...

How to Avoid Picking Up Prejudice from the Media

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.27.2016 | Entertainment
Greater Good Science Center

By Amanda Sharples, Elizabeth Page-Gould In 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, killing more than a thousand people and leaving tens of th...

Journey of An Extraordinary Travel Writer

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 09.06.2016 | Media
Rajan Thapaliya

"My dad is my biggest source of inspiration" There are few examples of self motivated people in the world who serve as outstanding examples for other...

Lebanese Journos on Chopping Block

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.04.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The ax is falling hard, and fast, on Lebanese journalists as media cut budgets, hire younger staffers, increase their online presence, seek cheap solu...

Greek vs. German Young Journalists

Kelly Fanarioti | Posted 09.02.2016 | World
Kelly Fanarioti

Some days ago I received a message from a young German journalist on Twitter. As she wrote to me, she visits my Huffington Post blog regularly and she asked me to meet her for an interview in the context of a research she is working on, on how young people in Greece face the financial and refugee crisis.

Remembering Michael Feeney

Monica Peters | Posted 08.05.2016 | Black Voices
Monica Peters

I thank you for leaving a blueprint and legacy that we all can follow proudly on the importance of work ethic, setting goals, how to be a great journalist and more importantly how to be a great human being.

"The Last Thing I Need is More PR Pitches" - Joe Journalist

Allison Kugel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Allison Kugel

Every now and then our team at the Upitch App receives an email from a journalist who, frustrated with their overflowing inbox, tells us they don't want to download Upitch because the last thing in this world they want or need is - you guessed it - more pitches! Point taken. But here's the rub (in our humble opinion)...

2016 Nominees Leave Conventions Without 'Protective Pool' Of Journalists

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.08.2016 | Media

PHILADELPHIA ― The Republican and Democratic presidential nominees will hit the campaign trail following the summer’s political conventions withou...

Turkey Detains Dozens Of Journalists And Shuts Down Media Outlets

HuffPost/Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

ISTANBUL/ANKARA, July 27 (Reuters) - Turkey ordered another 47 journalists detained on Wednesday, part of a large-scale crackdown on suspected support...

Syd Schanberg: Gone, But Still Filing His Stories

Pranay Gupte | Posted 07.09.2016 | Media
Pranay Gupte

It's tempting to say that Syd's brand of journalism will be missed. Of course it will. But the apex of his creativity and enterprise was 40 years ago, and it was a very different time then.

CHALLENGING FREEDOM OF SPEECH

Michael Brenner | Posted 06.20.2016 | Media
Michael Brenner

Freedom of speech is the keystone of civil liberties. Freedoms of press and assembly are meant to protect it. Freedom from unwarranted searches and se...

Newt Has A Monstrously Bad Idea

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Newt Gingrich's supposed smartness is rather indiscriminate, when examined closely. Newt has what he considers 10 or 12 brilliant ideas each day, which he is in the habit of just tossing out for discussion.

Trump Exists Because We Wanted Him to Exist

Peter Van Buren | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

If not Donald, someone else would be Trump. America has been waiting for him.

Helsinki's Data Journalism, Transparency and Scoops

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.05.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Turning numbers and data into scoops. Helsinki journalists have been doing it for years and serve as good examples for media worldwide. "We do a lot...

FIJ and Schuster Institute Launch Initiative for Diversity in Social Justice Investigative Reporting

Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism | Posted 06.02.2016 | Media
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism

Without greater diversity in journalism, some very important stories are never pitched, some assignments never made, facts never gathered, and serious abuses of power never uncovered.

This Radio Station Is Trying To Heal One Of The Most War-Torn Parts Of Africa

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.07.2016 | World

There is a river that runs through Bambari, one of the largest cities in the Central African Republic. The city’s Muslim community lives on one side...

What Is Write a House Worth?

Toby Barlow | Posted 05.26.2016 | Detroit
Toby Barlow

It's not a passing thing. We're not going to stop working on this idea. Not for a long time. We're incredibly happy with its success. We love the writers we have discovered and we can't wait to discover more. We're proud of what Write A House has accomplished so far, and we're very curious to see what it will do next.

The Price of Journalism

Adrian Margaret Brune | Posted 05.19.2016 | Media
Adrian Margaret Brune

The state of journalism today is the responsibility of the news corporations, capricious media owners and fluctuating editors-in-chief who decided 15 some odd years ago that the media would give the people the "content" they wanted and not the information they needed.