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The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
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When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Moving from swing states to swing individuals, how your CMS affects your journalism, and the efficacy of digital activism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Missed mobile opportunities, measuring Craigslist’s impact, and bringing an open source philosophy to journalism : all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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MIT’s Comparative Media Studies graduate theses critique how hacking is portrayed in the media, whether new media demands new criticism, and how a YouTube policy influenced the writing of comedy and drama.
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“When you’re writing, especially journalism internationally, there is sort of a lack of cognizance around the facts that you’re not writing solely for an American audience anymore.”
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Plus: The Manti Te’o hoax, The Atlantic’s botched Scientology advertorial, a check on CNET’s editorial independence, and the rest of the week’s media/tech news.
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Plus: The Guardian champions open journalism, new satellite TV hacking accusations for News Corp., and the rest of the week’s media/tech must-reads.
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