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Journalism's Epic Fail

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 02.04.2014 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

There is something disturbing happening at America's news gathering institutions that I believe will cause deep and lasting damage to our country, its economy and its civil defense. And, no. I don't mean all the lying at 60 Minutes over Benghazi.

Net News Is Good News: A Guide to Staying Informed Through Social Media

Gillian Frew | Posted 10.14.2012 | College
Gillian Frew

Here's my bottom line for being a well-informed netizen: KStew and RPattz may be calling it quits, but there's also a civil war going on in Syria. If you're well-versed in the former, you should have at least a working knowledge of the latter.

Could Federal Government Privacy Policy Kill Online News?

J.H. Snider | Posted 12.17.2011 | Media
J.H. Snider

Last week I attended the 25th anniversary celebration of the Kennedy School of Government's Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Polic...

Video: Video Chief Says Videos Should "Amplify not Echo" Text Reporting

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

News videos created for an online publication should "amplify not echo" text stories Caleb Silver, executive producer for video at told me in this interview.