• European Court Of Human Rights Inside
    Bureau Files ECHR Case Challenging UK Government Over Surveillance of Journalists’ Communications

    By Rachel Oldroyd via Bureau of Investigative Journalism The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is asking a European court to rule on whether UK legislation properly protects journalists’ sources and communications from government scrutiny and mass surveillance. The...

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    Jacobin: A Marxist Rag Run On A Lot Of Petty-Bourgeois Hustle

    By Caroline O’Donovan via Nieman Lab Jacobin Magazine was founded by Bhaskar Sunkara in 2010 while he was still a student at George Washington University. Sunkara had self-identified as a socialist since middle school — or, in his...

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    Major TV Changes Go Off The Air In Senate

    By Julian Hattem via Hill Lawmakers in the Senate have abandoned plans to overhaul the way people choose which television stations are part of their cable or satellite subscriptions. The broadcast industry revolted at the Senate Commerce...

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    Scottish Referendum – What England’s Sunday Papers Say…

    By Roy Greenslade via Guardian The London-based English newspapers pulled out all the editorial stops to urge Scotland‘s population to reject independence. Leading articles in most Sunday national titles – from the Sunday Times to the Sunday...

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    Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Journalism?

    By Beckett Mufson via Creators Project Formally trained in print and documentary, journalist Nonny de la Peña has a history of telling human stories through a multitude of communication tools and media. The award-winning filmmaker and journalist has twenty...

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    The Fed Hates To Burst Your Bubble

    By Jesse Eisinger via ProPublica Central bankers have been attacked, justifiably, for having done little to quash the great credit bubble that led to the 2008 financial crisis. They could have raised rates sooner, more quickly and...

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    Lisa Vives on Reporting Africa

    Lisa Vives is the Executive Director and Editor of the Global Information Network, a nonprofit independent news service that supplies community media with global news. She is hosting a discussion on the recent Ebola outbreak at 6:30pm...

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    Why California’s Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Law Should Concern Journalists

    By Jonathan Peters via CJR Imagine this. You’re a journalist covering a street protest, and the local police chief doesn’t like the photos you’re tweeting from your iPhone. One shows an officer arresting a minister. Another shows...

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    India’s Street Kids Fight Back: With a Broadsheet Newspaper

    By Mary-Ann Ochota via Independent In a dingy basement in New Delhi, a group of children take turns to explain their problems and listen to the advice of their peers.  A teenager in the corner takes notes....

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    Fox News Suffers Major Legal Defeat to TVEyes

    By Eriq Gardner via Hollywood Reporter On Tuesday, a New York federal judge issued a significant “fair use” ruling, and in the process, handed Fox News a major legal loss in its attempts to protect its news...

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