All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Journalists’

Watch Joel Stein’s 45-Minute Talk At Google [Video]

Google has uploaded video from a recent Authors@Google talk, featuring Joel Stein, journalist and author of “Man Made: A Stupid Quest For Masculinity”. If you’re a fan of the man and/or his work, check it out below: Other recent author talks include: Gregory Benford and Larry Niven, Jose Garces, Cal Newport, and Andrew Blum. You can find them all here.

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Malcolm Browne Dies at 81, Pulitzer Prize Photographer

If you are familiar with the controversial self-immolation photo of the burning Thich Quang Duc, you are familiar with the Pulitzer prize-winning photographer Malcome Browne’s talented work. New York native Malcome Browne attended the quaker school of Friends Seminary during his youth, and then attended Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, earning a degree in Chemistry. After college, Browne was drafted for …

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Google Hosts First “TechRaking” Conference for Investigative Journalists

Google and the Center for Investigative Reporting are hosting a conference today at Google headquarters dubbed “TechRaking” 2012. The conference was meant to “inspire muckraking by exploring tools that help reporters tell stories with greater interactivity, opportunities for long-form journalism to thrive in new mediums, best practices for verifying information and fact-checking online, and much more…” according to a post …

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Facebook Asks Journalists To Sign Non-Disclosures

Our old friend Facebook is being pretty uptight about their privacy. Reportedly, before a recent news conference, Facebook officials asked attending journalists to sign a non-disclosure agreement, which entailed protocol that they were to follow once they arrived at the Seattle branch of the company. According to kplu.org, Dan Sytman, the Attorney General sent out an e-mail that said: “Facebook …

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Facebook: Thousands of Journalists Use Subscribe Feature

Facebook wants to be all things to everyone. You like Google+ because of the ability to create circles and separate out the elements of your life? Facebook saw that and emulated it quickly with Lists. You like Twitter because people can follow you without there having to be a “relationship” there”? Fine. Facebook launched Subscriptions. And, it is Subscriptions that …

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Bloggers vs. Journalists As Told By Stock Photos

The whole “what makes a journalist a journalist”/”are bloggers journalists?” discussion is one that won’t go away, and we’ve certainly weighed in on it a number of times. While preparing a recent piece on the subject, I was perusing our go-to stock photo bank for potential images, and it really struck me how silly the differences are portrayed in that. …

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AP Stylebook Adds More Tech Terms

The 2011 print edition of the AP Stylebook is available today, and while the focus is on a brand new “Food Guidelines” section, the “journalist’s bible” has updated their social media guidelines section as well to include some new tech terms. Last year, the AP Stylebook added a bunch of new social media guidelines to their rules for journalists. Among …

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Optimize Press Releases For Customers, Journalists And Bloggers

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Twitter Shows Embeddable Tweet Example

Update: Twitter has made an update to tha post saying, "No, really. It’s very simple. Just a snippet of code you’ll be able to use to generate simple, selectable flat-HTML tweets like the one we used here."

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More Journalists Using Facebook And Twitter

More than a third (37%) of traditional journalists now contribute to Twitter and 39 percent produce content for a blog as part of their expanded duties, according to a new PRWeek/PR Newswire Media Survey.

"Across the board you can see a change in journalists’ behavior," said Sarah Skerik, VP of distribution services at PR Newswire.

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North Korea Finds U.S. Journalists Guilty

North Korea on Monday found two American journalists guilty of illegal entry and sentenced them each to 12 years of hard labor.

The Central Court, the North’s highest court, held the trial of the two U.S. journalists, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, from Thursday to Monday and convicted them of "committing hostilities against the Korean nation and illegal entry," the North’s official news agency, KCNA reported.

Ms. Ling and Ms. Lee were arrested by North Korean soldiers patrolling the border between China and North Korea on March 17.

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Journalists Struggle With New Media

Reporters are complaining that news organizations are burning them out by making them use more and different types of technology to tell their stories, journalists said at a National Press Club Forum this week.

 Journalists charge there is little evidence that new technology is bringing in enough revenue to save jobs and support the news business.

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