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Uber Exec Under Fire for Using ‘God View’ to Track Journalist

In the wake of an Uber VP’s comments about possibly digging up user data and using it against critical journalists and the absolute crapstorm that followed, Uber says that it is investigating its top NYC exec for privacy violations. According to BuzzFeed, Uber New York General Manager used Uber’s internal ability to watch over all Uber activity, referred to as …

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Yahoo News Gets New Deputy Editor In Daniel Klaidman

Yahoo has been rebuilding its Yahoo News team in recent months with some high profile talent acquisitions. On Monday, the company announced yet another new team member with the appointment of Daniel Klaidman to the Deputy Editor position. He comes from The Daily Beast, where he was the national political correspondent. In this new role, Klaidman will oversee day-to-day editorial …

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Re/code (The New All Things D) Introduced For The New Year

Back in September, The Wall Street Journal and its tech site All Things D announced that they were parting ways, and now with the new year, we get to see both the new Wall Street Journal tech section and the new All Things D. The new All Things D is not actually called All Things D at all, but is …

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Facebook Has Some Tips for Journos on How to Use Instagram’s New Video Capabilities

As you may have heard, Facebook-owned Instagram just unveiled video-making capabilities. Like Twitter’s Vine, Instagram videos allow users to create short, edited videos and share them on multiple social media platforms. There are a few differences between Instagram Video and Vine, however – mainly that Instagram Video allows for 15-second videos (Vine does 6-second clips) and it also allows users …

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CBS Reporter Hacked, Involved ‘Search and Exfiltration of Data’

An internal investigation by a cyber security firm, hired by CBS News, has confirmed that investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s computer was “accessed by an unauthorized, external, unknown party on multiple occasions late in 2012.” Here’s CBS News’ statement on the investigation: A cyber security firm hired by CBS News has determined through forensic analysis that Sharyl Attkisson’s computer was accessed …

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Soledad O’Brien Signs on With Real Sports

Former CNN Soledad O’Brien will now appear on the HBO series Real Sports. HBO announced this week that O’Brien will become part of the investigative sports reporting show. According to the Associated Press, O’Brien’s first on-air story will be about war veterans coping with post-traumatic stress disorder through martial arts. Real Sports is a monthly sports show focused on in-depth …

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News Crew Attacked by Upset Parent in Rhode Island

A Rhode Island news reporter was attacked this week while reporting on a recent shooting. Abbey Niezgoda, a reporter for Providence’s ABC 6, reported this week that she was questioning the mother of a girl who was shot at a weekend graduation party when the attack occurred. When asked how she felt about he daughter’s shooter being caught, the woman, …

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Hal McClure Dies; Journalist Was 92

Journalist Hal McClure has died at the age of 92. According to an Associated Press report, McClure died at a Los Angeles hospital on Sunday following surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain that was caused by a fall. McClure reported for the Associated Press for decades, with much of that time spent as an overseas correspondent. He …

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TV Correspondent Killed in Syrian Fighting

With the fighting in Syria showing no signs of slowing, those covering the civil war are now finding themselves in more danger than ever. According to a report from the Associated Press, a Syrian TV correspondent was gunned down on Monday during fighting near the border of Lebanon and Syria. The Syrian government has reported that Yara Abbas, a correspondent …

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A.B.C. Whipple Dies; Author Was 94

Addison Beecher Colvin (A.B.C.) Whipple, author and journalist, has died. The Associated Press reports that Whipple died on Sunday, March 17 from Pneumonia. Whipple is, perhaps, best known for his work as a Pentagon correspondent for Life magazine during World War II. He was instrumental in pressuring the U.S. military to allow the publication of a photograph of dead U.S. …

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Stanley Karnow Dies: Vietnam Reporter Was 87

Stanley Karnow, a journalist most famous for covering the entirety of the Vietnam War, has died at the age of 87. According to an Associated Press report, Karnow died in his sleep on January 27 at his home in Potomac, Maryland. Karnow died of congestive heart failure. Karnow served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II before …

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