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50 blogs by journalists, for journalists | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

50 blogs by journalists, for journalists | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
A list of blogging journalists, blogging mobile reporters and blogging journalism academics
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Press Freedom Organizations Condemn Treatment Of Media In Ferguson

Press Freedom Organizations Condemn Treatment Of Media In Ferguson | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Several press freedom groups have released statements to condemn authorities in Ferguson, Missouri for attacking journalists and violating press freedom.
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Emergency Journalism | toolkit for better and accurate reporting

Emergency Journalism | toolkit for better and accurate reporting | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
toolkit for better and accurate reporting (ICTs can help journalists dispell misinformation and prevent conflict: http://t.co/RNQsQhwqX5 #emjo #commisaid via @cmartinshields)...
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discusses how effective communication can involve people in the democratic process and may lessen violence by giving them a voice.

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Daily Telegraph sorry for using Boston bombing image to mock Mike Carlton

Daily Telegraph sorry for using Boston bombing image to mock Mike Carlton | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Editor of Sydney’s Daily Telegraph, a News Corp paper, says he was unaware image of bombing victim was being used in spread about resignation of Fairfax Media columnist
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We Have a Rape Gif Problem and Gawker Media Won't Do Anything About It

We Have a Rape Gif Problem and Gawker Media Won't Do Anything About It | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Working at Gawker Media is a dream job for many of the women on staff here at Jezebel. This is a place that takes chances on developing writers, that has always stood behind us no matter what. But it's time the company had its feet held to the fire.
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TV heat on Ukraine

TV heat on Ukraine | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
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The death of privacy

The death of privacy | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Sharing is the norm online, and secrecy is out. But what is the psychological and cultural fallout from the end of privacy, asks Alex Preston
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On David Frum, The New York Times, and the Non-Faked 'Fake' Gaza Photos

On David Frum, The New York Times, and the Non-Faked 'Fake' Gaza Photos | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
What they reveal about the three words that are journalists' only source of self-respect
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WikiLeaks reveals Australian gagging order over political bribery allegations

WikiLeaks reveals Australian gagging order over political bribery allegations | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Superinjunction reported to have been issued on 19 June to block reporting of claims involving international politicians
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At Front Lines, Bearing Witness in Real Time

At Front Lines, Bearing Witness in Real Time | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
For most of recorded history, we have witnessed war in the rearview mirror. But journalists often now deliver what they see via Twitter, before consulting with headquarters, and it has made for more visceral, emotional reporting.
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Nick Davies: 'Murdoch and his papers have done incalculable damage' - Video

Ahead of the publication of his book Hack Attack, the Guardian's investigative journalist Nick Davies discusses the legacy of Rupert Murdoch and his papers
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Artear's multiplatform projects, social TV and the “new reality” for the Latin American media industry - World News Publishing Focus by WAN-IFRA

Artear's multiplatform projects, social TV and the “new reality” for the Latin American media industry - World News Publishing Focus by WAN-IFRA | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
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Media coverage of disasters: helping children cope - Health & Wellbeing

Media coverage of disasters: helping children cope - Health & Wellbeing | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
At times the media coverage of MH17 has been graphic and distressing. So how do you talk to children about traumatic news stories like this, and should you?
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Just found some of the information from a study in this article interesting which showed that people watching repeated news of a tragic event may be "more likely to suffer from acute stress than those directly affected by the event".

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I watched the western media turn away from explaining the world

I watched the western media turn away from explaining the world | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Anjan Sundaram shared the lives of the Congolese to report one of the worst human disasters. Now, he says, journalists focus on an ever-narrower agenda ... and miss the real stories
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Fairfax Media reports net profit after tax of $224.4m

Fairfax Media reports net profit after tax of $224.4m | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Remuneration for four executives jumps $2.4m to $6.5m through incentive awards
Fairfax Media has reported a net profit after tax of $224.4m for the 2014 financial year, a turnaround on the $16.4m loss last year.
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"What are the advantages of using an iPhone?" ... |

"What are the advantages of using an iPhone?" Photojournalist Benjamin Lowy talks to Richard Aedy, of the Australian Broadcasting Company Radio Network, about the virtues of using a mobile phone in...
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The War Photo No One Would Publish

The War Photo No One Would Publish | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
When Kenneth Jarecke photographed an Iraqi man burned alive, he thought it would change the way Americans saw the Gulf War. But the media wouldn’t run the picture. (.@TheAtlantic picked up #cuj14 M.A.
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Not sure how I feel either but if a country is involved in war perhaps their citizens need to understand what it means. A sanitised war upsets no one which is probably the point.

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“Wrong side of your Orwell, mister editor.” The New York Times falls down on the word torture. » Pressthink

“Wrong side of your Orwell, mister editor.” The New York Times falls down on the word torture. » Pressthink | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
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More digital disruption ahead for mainstream news groups, says survey

More digital disruption ahead for mainstream news groups, says survey | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Reuters Institute's annual report predicts revolutionary changes
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David Frum Accuses NYT and Reuters of Staging Gaza Hospital Photos (GRAPHIC) — BagNews

David Frum Accuses NYT and Reuters of Staging Gaza Hospital Photos (GRAPHIC) — BagNews | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Certainly, these organizations have better uses of their time right now -- including, keeping their photographers alive while adhering to ethical standards -- without having to contend with libelous charges being leveled on impulse.
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No, ‘journopreneurs’ are not killing journalism

No, ‘journopreneurs’ are not killing journalism | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Corey Pein seems to think that digitally savvy journalists have a collective case of Stockholm syndrome.
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Jon Snow’s Gaza appeal risks reducing reporting to propaganda

Jon Snow’s Gaza appeal risks reducing reporting to propaganda | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
David Loyn: Journalists have cried ‘something must be done’ before, but they must avoid emoting
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BuzzFeed sacks editor Benny Johnson over plagiarism

BuzzFeed sacks editor Benny Johnson over plagiarism | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Viral politics editor fired for 41 instances of plagiarism after Twitter users brought copying of phrases and sentences to light
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Gaza and Israel: War of the hashtags

Gaza and Israel: War of the hashtags | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
How instant access to online images and information is helping to shape global reaction to the Israel-Gaza war.
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The use of social media to support or draw attention to events will continue to increase as more people understand the audience reach.

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Israel Is Losing Control of the Gaza Media War

Israel Is Losing Control of the Gaza Media War | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
Twitter users have tweeted the hashtag #GazaUnderAttack nearly 4,188,000 times over the past month, compared with 187,000 times for #IsraelUnderFire.
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When Good People Share Bad Things: The Basics of Social Media Verification | Mediashift | PBS

When Good People Share Bad Things: The Basics of Social Media Verification | Mediashift | PBS | News Media, journalism and digital convergence | Scoop.it
The rapid spread of online misinformation was voted one of the top 10 trends facing the world in 2014 by members of the World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Agenda Councils.
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