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2016 Nominees Leave Conventions Without 'Protective Pool' Of Journalists
Reporters complain that neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump are getting the intense pool coverage that party nominees have gotten in the past.
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Former Reporter Poses The Question We Must All Ask Ourselves About Negative News
What would happen if we talked about a different type of news story?
Father's Day: Remembering the LIFE of a Dad Who Died Young
Washington Post contributor, children's book author.
When someone says the word "bravery" out loud it sounds like it's from a book on noblemen or knights. I can almost hear the clank of sword on shield. Call it medieval if you want, but I believe in trying to be brave.
A Good Reporter's Death: Bob Simon RIP
Screenwriter, Playwright, Lyricist, author of musicals Rothsch...
Saddened by the news of the death of Bob Simon of CBS's Sixty Minutes. Although he was 70 he died far too young. As a man who survived so much from reporting from the middle of war zones to captivity it was a cruel death on the West Side Highway in a limo accident.
No Real Conversation About Race
Marlene G. Fine
Fern L. Johnson
The news media--people in our society who could play a pivotal role in creating a "dialogue" about such injustices as police killings of young black men--have fallen short.
Is Coverage of the Apple Watch Sexist?
The Establishment Editorial Director
The Internet has its proverbial panties in a bunch over the new release of the gee-whiz Apple Watch. Except "panties in a bunch" may be a bit of a misnomer. Because as also tends to happen when a new tech product is dropped, the people doing the reporting are predominantly male.
Israel and Gaza: The Boys on the Beach
Milwaukee Public TV Commentator, Writing Coach, Writing & ...
In a 24/7 media world, the victims have faces and families...
Competing Media Frames After the Santa Barbara Shootings: Which Narrative 'Wins?'
Professor of Communication and Political Science, University o...
What does it say that our first response to these now all-too-common massacres is that the perpetrator is a "madman?" How does that frame influence immediate news coverage? How does it portray the mentally ill? How does it ignore other issues, such as misogyny and objectification of women?
The Fourth Estate 'Takes The Fifth'
Senior Fellow, the Center for Transatlantic Relations; Profess...
The news business has devolved into just another branch of the entertainment business. Many are well aware of this. Few, though, appreciate the degree to which even the elite media -- e.g.,
The New York Times
-- contribute to the phenomenon.
Every Time You Say "All Lives Matter" You Are Being an Accidental Racist
Series Editor, Best American Experimental Writing
You can totally stop being an ignorant racist right now. This instant. You don't even have to lift a finger. All you have to do is learn. I've said it before and I'll say it again: it is never a bad thing to learn.
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