At one time, it took many years before a select few journalists could be invested in the purple as columnists. This carried distinct benefits: They were seasoned veterans with the experience, street smarts and capabilities that only time conveys.
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Fact-checking journalism gains momentum DigitalJournal.com Journalists have always faced up to facts, but a new wave of fact-checking journalism has gained prominence in the past decade to counter misleading or outrageous claims of political figures.
proJust over two months after publishing its first revelations about the NSA’s mass surveillance program, First Look Media’s The Intercept is taking a break. Well, sort of.
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky's insight:
The problem with The Intercept is that they overpromised and underdelivered. They had one story - Edward Snowden's documents - and that had been published to death months before The Intercept went live. Now everyone's tired of the story, the prizes have been handed out, the wheels of Congress and the White House grind on and on, and all they have is one story that we've all heard. No news is very bad news for a news organization.
Increasingly frequent slow-slip earthquakes, coupled with the after-effects of the 2011 Tōhoku megaquake, may be pushing the Tokyo area towards disaster (Scary news from Japan: GPS sensors have identified an increase in frequency near Tokyo of a...
By Ryan Pitts, Dan Sinker When we talk with newsrooms about open-sourcing their work, often the response we get is that they’d love to, but deadline pressures keep the last-mile work and documentation that signifies a good open-source...