Articles tagged journalism

‘Broadcast Hysteria’ Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly Viral

This deeply researched account reveals the history and misconceptions behind the legendary piece of radio theater, "War of the Worlds".

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Ethel Payne’s Abundance of Nerve

Pioneering journalist Ethel Payne witnessed – and made – history

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Fighting the New Censorship: Joel Simon of the Committee to Protect Journalists

From terrorists and authoritarian regimes to government surveillance and control of the Internet, the threats to freedom of expression are greater than ever.

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Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press

Ethel Payne's gripping accounts of black life in post-World War II America provided critical information that was largely missing from mainstream journalism.

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Will the Bubble Burst on Our Right to Privacy?

A legal scholar and former journalist warns that if modern media pushes the envelope too far, we could all wind up losing.

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The First Amendment Bubble: How Privacy and Paparazzi Threaten a Free Press

What legal and ethical restrictions exist, and should exist, in today’s privacy-interested yet over-exposure society?

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In Defense of, Believe It or Not, TMZ

Regarding the Ray Rice saga, TMZ not only forced the NFL's hand, it put domestic violence back in the spotlight, where it should be.

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‘Ace in the Hole’ Points its Finger at the Audience

Billy Wilder spares no one—not even the viewer—in this scathing satire of American culture.

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Stealing a Glance at Food History with Raymond Sokolov’s ‘Steal the Menu’

Raymond Sokolov details the history of contemporary cuisine over the past 40 years. But while to him best dishes are the simplest ones, his simplistic approach to memoir writing could use more 'salt'.

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Gay Talese’s Magazine Journalism, Mapped in Full Color

A heavily circulated image of a '60s era magazine article outline says quite a bit about journalist Gay Talese.

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‘The American Stage’ Is Best Enjoyed As Theatre As Literature

A collection of 200-plus years of writing about the American theatre betrays a clear preference for the past over the present.

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What’s More Dangerous on the Web—Hackers or Hacks?

Content producers have the power to be whomever they want, but if they let themselves be dictated too much by factors like Google, page views, and ad revenue, they end up simply joining a droning, mundane chorus of mediocrity.

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My Remarkable Journey by Larry King

There’s an important message in Larry King's story: it’s good to be good, but it’s better to be lucky.

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8 Jul 2008 // 4:36 AM

Amid the dismal reports of cutbacks, layoffs, fear and trembling in the country’s newsrooms, the birth of Pro Publica has been reason for cheer.

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By Edward Wasserman McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) Surely it’s good news when a super-rich couple pledges $10 million a year to found a crack team of

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17 Aug 2007 // 3:26 AM

OAKLAND, Calif.—Until the sawed-off shotgun was raised and aimed at him, Chauncey Bailey, the tall, swashbuckling media celebrity who always walked and talked with

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30 Apr 2007 // 3:22 AM

MEXICO CITY - Mexican journalists have grown impatient as more of their colleagues are murdered, kidnapped or threatened because of their work. Increasingly, the media

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24 Apr 2007 // 10:01 PM

WASHINGTON—Let’s face it, baby boomers often express anxiety about the younger generation. We did a lot of crazy things in our day, but

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24 Apr 2007 // 3:31 AM

Halberstam was an award-winning journalist whose trail-blazing reporting on the Vietnam War earned him a Pulitzer Prize and who went on to become one of America's best known authors.

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On Revolutions, Civil War and Dictators: The Work of Ryszard Kapuscinski

Kapuscinski, a master of subjective journalism, once referred to news agency reporters as “terrible victims of information”.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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