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Fired Wall Street Journal Intern Had Journalism Problems At Yale

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.18.2012 | College

Liane Membis was fired from her internship at the Wall Street Journal because she made up quotes for a story about a bridge, but that may just be the ...

Latin America Reported As Deadliest Region for Journalists

www.latino.foxnews.com | Andrew O'Reilly | Posted 07.06.2012 | Latino Voices

Latin America is the deadliest place in the world for journalists, with 23 killed from January to June of this year, according to a report issued by a...

BBC Warns Of 'Unprecedented Threat' To Independent News

BBC | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

The BBC has today warned of an 'unprecedented global threat to impartial and independent news' and called on relevant authorities worldwide to protect...

Nora Ephron Films: Watching Women Writing

Allison Adato | Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment
Allison Adato

Has any screenwriter ever put more women writing on the screen than Nora Ephron? Most in Hollywood would shy from something so mundane. But Ephron, the daughter and sister of writers, never did.

WATCH: Mondays With Marlo: Anderson Cooper

Posted 08.22.2013 | Home

Award-winning journalist Anderson Cooper joined me on Mondays With Marlo to answer questions from viewers and discuss a variety of topics like his exp...

When Journalists Are Protected From Online Muzzling

Edward Wasserman | Posted 08.20.2012 | Media
Edward Wasserman

Surprisingly, punishing journalists for infelicitous Twitter or Facebook postings has drawn little protest. Aren't journalists presumed to have a special claim to expressive freedom, not just a basic human right but a professional responsibility?

Interview With Joshua Henkin, Author of 'The World Without You'

Teddy Wayne | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Teddy Wayne

I spoke with the author about the inspiration behind the book, his thoughts behind melding a novel of interior lives with political content and what the hokey pokey really is all about.

Ask Anderson Cooper A Question!

Posted 06.11.2012 | Women

Award-winning journalist, Anderson Cooper, will be joining me soon on Mondays with Marlo! Now is your chance to ask him anything you'd like to know ab...

Message of Accountability for Murderous Leaders?

David Tereshchuk | Posted 07.31.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

For the world at large the decision should mean vicious despots around the world will sense that their apparent impunity is now threatened by a world which can and will call them to account. The emphasis there is on "should."

When Reporters Were Allegedly Attacked in Chicago, the Rights of All of Us Were Violated

Richard Schiffman | Posted 05.24.2012 | Media
Richard Schiffman

The dozens of veterans who tossed their medals in Chicago earlier this week deserve to have their protest recorded. Theirs was an act of valor and courage which was arguably equal if not greater to the deeds which earned them those medals in the first place.

Memo to The New York Times: The Public Editor Needn't Wear a Bow Tie

Jerry Lanson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Media
Jerry Lanson

I confess. I am a man of words and thus, increasingly, a dinosaur. The New York Times' public editor, conduit to America's most influential news organization, should be more.

With Eurovision 2012 Around The Corner, Azerbaijan Gets Much Unwanted Attention

Jeff Burbank | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
Jeff Burbank

As this year's host of Eurovision, Azerbaijan may well impress visitors with its beautiful, entertaining capital city of Baku and friendly, considerate people, but not with how its government treats the people.

Risking Their Lives for the Story

Kyla Pigoni | Posted 06.18.2012 | College
Kyla Pigoni

In my journalism ethics class last year, we were taught to keep a healthy distance from the story, thus allowing for proper objectivity. But does this rule always apply?

Killing Journalists and Aid Workers

Ben Barber | Posted 06.15.2012 | Home
Ben Barber

For decades, as a reporter I had an invisible shield, allowing me to wade into bloody conflicts, interview the killers and the families of the victims. But times have indeed changed.

New Association Gives Religion Journalism a Boost

Ruth Eglash | Posted 06.12.2012 | Media
Ruth Eglash

Boosting the importance of religion reporting and advocating support for those prevented or persecuted for writing about it was a point that almost all those present agreed to be an essential element of the International Association of Religion Journalists' mission.

Are Boy Bylines Better Than Girl Bylines?

Michele Weldon | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media
Michele Weldon

Do we have to resort to using initials in our bylines so our gender is hidden in order to get published, lauded, hired or promoted?

The Media Are Calling. How Will You Answer?

Bob Berkowitz | Posted 05.27.2012 | Business
Bob Berkowitz

A reporter calls you and says he or she wants to interview you for a news story. Great. Now, what do you do?

Journalism: Bridging the Gap

Nick Foley | Posted 05.08.2012 | College
Nick Foley

If we could marry our online expertise with the seasoned experience of established reporters, maybe we could bridge the age gap that dictates how people consume news, and head into the future certain that, young or old, people will want to know.

A Call to Arms: What Young Journalists Need to Take Away From the Death of Marie Colvin

Ruth Michaelson | Posted 04.29.2012 | Media
Ruth Michaelson

For as often as we are told that a flak jacket and an ability to shout "PRESS!" at the right moment is becoming insufficient protection in areas of conflict, we are also told that the new generation of journalists will be inexorably tied to social media to get information.

Six Questions Reporters Should Ask of Anyone Advocating Military Action Against Iran

Reza Marashi | Posted 04.25.2012 | Media
Reza Marashi

On Iraq, the mainstream media did not ask the right questions until disaster was a reality. On Iran, those questions need to be asked now so that disaster can be avoided.

How to Master Your Media Interview

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.21.2015 | Media
Dorie Clark

How do you ensure that you're prepared when your big moment arrives? Here are five key strategies.

Marie Colvin Dead

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media
Jeff Danziger

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Should Scholarly Meetings Make Room for Journalists?

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Rituals of every community, including that of Homo Academicus, can benefit from the infusion of new participants.

When Rumors Turn Into Facts In The Mainstream Media

Moe Ali Nayel | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home
Moe Ali Nayel

News that is obviously fabricated, or written from behind desks in the U.S, Europe, and east Beirut, angers me because I value the integrity of investigative journalism. I hate seeing how the Syrian peoples' uprising has been manipulated to serve as a tool for some political agendas.

Gay City News Doug Ireland: My 'Queer Friend' Christopher Hitchens

Gay City News | Doug Ireland | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Over the holidays, I read gay British novelist Alan Hollinghurst's fine new novel, "The Stranger's Child." The winner of Britain's most prestigious li...