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Pulitzer Prizes Awarded for Coverage of NSA Revelations, Boston Marathon Bombings

Wednesday April 16, 2014

The 2014 Pulitzer Prizes are out, including awards for coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings and the Edward Snowden revelations.

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Coverage of Snowden Revelations and Marathon Bombings Win Pulitzer Prizes

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Wall Street Journal Editor Offers Advice on Reporting

Friday April 11, 2014

An interview with a Wall Street Journal editor who's been involved in coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet flight MH370 offers some valuable lessons for aspiring journalists.

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Wall St. Journal Editor Talks About Covering Missing Malaysian Jet

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Boston Globe Editor Says Newspapers Must Find a Balance Between Print and Digital Formats

Wednesday April 9, 2014

The digital zealots, as I like to call them, have been preaching for years that newspapers are relics of the past that should be eliminated to make way for a world of online-only news.

But Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory, who actually runs a newspaper, thinks otherwise.

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Boston Globe Editor Says Papers Need a Balance Between Print and Digital

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My Advice to College Papers? Keep on Printing!

Monday April 7, 2014

Another day, another student newspaper facing possible closure due to budget problems, this one at the University of Missouri - St. Louis. And, yet again, there are people telling the editors they should take the paper online-only.

Here's why that's bad advice.

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College Newspapers Should Ignore the Naysayers and Keep on Printing

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Reports Says There's Reasons to be Hopeful About the Future of News

Friday March 28, 2014

Amid all the doom and gloom you often hear about the news business, the latest "State of the News Media" report from the Pew Center is practically giddy in its optimism. Here's why.

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Pew Report Finds Reasons for Cautious Optimism in the News Business

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British Celebrities Declare Their Support for Tougher Controls on Newspapers

Wednesday March 26, 2014

Danny Boyle. Michael Palin. Tom Stoppard. David Attenborough. J.K. Rowling. Stephen Fry. Bob Geldof. Ian McEwan. John Cleese. All are among the some 200 British celebrities who have declared their support for tougher controls on the press in Britain. And while I admire these folks, on this issue they're wrong.

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Why Are So Many British Celebs Supporting Tighter Regulation of the Press?

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Is It Wrong for CNN to Cover Missing Malaysian Jet Nonstop?

Wednesday March 19, 2014

Critics have pounced on CNN for its 24/7 coverage of the missing Malaysian passenger jet, but given the way the network's ratings have spiked since the plane vanished, can we really blame them?

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So What if CNN Does Nonstop Coverage of the Missing Malaysian Jet?

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Journalism Students Who Get the Paper Out, No Matter What

Tuesday March 18, 2014

At the community college where I teach journalism, students work hard year in and year out. Every now and then, they get a little much-deserved recognition for their labors.

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Despite the Obstacles, Journalism Students Keep Putting the Paper Out

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My Tips for Starting a Blog That Works

Tuesday March 18, 2014

So you want to start your own blog? By all means go for it, but remember - making money from blogging takes a lot of time and hard work. And if you're thinking about blogging for the money alone, you're probably doing it for the wrong reason.

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Five Tips for Creating a Successful - and Profitable - Blog

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Why Malaysia Needs Press Freedom

Tuesday March 18, 2014

The botched investigation into the disappearance of flight MH370 shows how complacent the Malaysian government is, and exactly why the country needs true press freedom.

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Botched Probe of Missing Jet Shows Why Malaysia Needs a Free Press

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