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3 hrs ago | GigaOM
Journalists need to learn how to do more than just tell readers about news events - they need to understand how to listen as well, and how to help their communities take action on the issues that are of importance to them Most media outlets - both the traditional kind and the digital-first kind - still see themselves primarily as information engines, pulling in data and making sense of it and then telling readers or viewers about it. But there's an equally important part of the job, especially when it comes to local journalism, and that is helping a community do something about the news events they are reading about.
7 hrs ago | Forbes.com
I'm the Chief Product Officer of Forbes Media. It's been a long journey: The New York Times, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, a little tabloid TV, AOL -- and I certainly don't want to forget TMZ.
12 hrs ago | This is Local London
Actor Steve McFadden has accepted "substantial damages" from the publishers of the News Of The World newspaper and the Metropolitan Police after taking legal action in the wake of phone hacking revelations, a High Court judge has been told. A police officer had sold information about McFadden - who plays Phil Mitchell in the BBC drama EastEnders - to a News of the World journalist in 2010, Mr Justice Mann heard.
PEOPLE on both sides of the referendum debate have been urged to "reign in the abuse" being directed at reporters covering the campaign amid claims of intimidation. PEOPLE on both sides of the referendum debate have been urged to \"reign in the abuse\" being directed at reporters covering the campaign amid claims of intimidation.
"Every day I woke up, I would take a Vicodin to start the day and then I would fill up a water bottle with vodka and drink it before and during my interviews," Thicke said in a deposition transcript made public Monday. Being high and drunk appears to be Thicke's defense in a high-stakes lawsuit filed by Marvin Gaye's family against Thicke, producer Pharrell Williams and hip-hop artist "T.I." Clifford Harris Jr. The lawsuit filed last fall contends Thicke's "Blurred Lines" is an illegal rip-off of Gaye's "Got to Give It Up."
Voices: When will bosses stop calling women abrasive? I am scared of being a woman with a strong personality who wants to succeed. Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://usat.ly/1tWrLGK one of the most difficult parts of my job is worrying about coming off as " too direct, combative, pushy, aggressive, abrasive, bossy."
IN an exclusive piece for the Daily Record, former Labour cabinet minister and journalist Brian Wilson says that the protest outside the BBC Scotland's HQ in Glasgow was targeted at intimidating journalists in the final days before the independence referendum. YESTERDAY'S flag-waving demonstration outside BBC Scotland's headquarters was intended to intimidate journalists in the final days of the referendum campaign.
Thrown into the social and intellectual pressure cooker of university life, the first few weeks can be a bit of a blur for most students, but those weeks have a habit of setting you up for the rest of the year. For anyone who may have misplaced their educational compass, or would like to get a head start with any advice experienced journalists have to offer, Journalism.co.uk will be running a live Q&A on getting the most from your journalism course, on Friday 26 September between 1pm and 2pm .
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Tony Auth, whose sharp and creative commentary appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 40 years, died of cancer on Sunday. He was 72. Auth had worked for the past two years as the artist-in-residence at NewsWorks/WHYY, which announced his death.
The London-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism has filed a case with the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg challenging current UK legislation on mass surveillance and its threat to journalism. The case, which seeks to determine if current UK legislation properly protects journalists' sources and communications from government scrutiny and mass surveillance, was filed on Friday.
John Key categorically ruled out any access of internet cables in New Zealand during questions about a visit from an engineer from the United States' National Security Agency. The specific denial runs head on into a specific claim by journalist Glenn Greenwald, who says NSA documents obtained by whistleblower Edward Snowden show the internet cable was tapped.
There's a lot of science in today's show, from volcanic activity in Europe to flares from the sun to the technology being used to track our online activity. We also report on the U.S. government's strategy in dealing with a barbaric terrorist group, and we cover how wildlife experts gave a group of seals a second chance.
Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, following a cease-fire agreement signed Sept.
Note that you can only reproduce articles signed "[journalist], swissinfo.ch" If you wish to use more articles per week, please feel free to contact us Justice minister calls for 30% boardroom quota for women 14.13.2014 The proportion of women on the board of directors of top Swiss companies is 11.6%, below the EU average of 15.6%. Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga wants to set a legal minimum of 30% for all publicly listed firms.
Islamic State militants late Saturday released a video showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines in the same grisly manner as the murder of two American journalists in recent weeks, along with a threat to kill another Briton. The video, titled "A Message to Allies of America," appears to show Haines clad in an orange jump-suit kneeling beside a man who speaks in the same London-accented English as the apparent executioner in two previous videos.
The National Health Insurance Authority says manager of its district office in Ablekuma in the Greater Accra Region did not assault any staff of Adom FM as is being widely reported and that the assault may have been carried out by a member of the public. The Authority said its own preliminary investigations reveal that none of its staff was in an African wear on that day contrary to what has been given out by the victim.
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