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Thursday, 19 March 2009

Reuters reports that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday preserving a healthy newspaper industry was important and he was open to adjusting antitrust policy if it could help.

Friday, 13 March 2009

The Iraqi journalist who threw two shoes at President Bush during a news conference was sentenced to three years in prison.

Friday, 13 March 2009

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News is joining the Global Hostage Crisis Help Center established by the International News Safety Institute to assist news organizations or individuals confronted by a kidnapping for the first time.

Thursday, 05 March 2009

Columbia Journalism Review counts some 12,000 journalists who have lost their jobs since January 2007. In its new "Do or Die" issue, the magazine takes a look at the current climate as a time of ferment and innovation, inside and outside of established media...

Tuesday, 03 March 2009

n_usc_pdmagazine.jpgThe Association of Public Diplomacy Scholars at the University of Southern California launched the inaugural issue of PD the a magazine focused...

Friday, 27 February 2009

Just shy of its 150th birthday, the Rocky Mountain News, published in Denver, Colorado, closes its presses today.

Thursday, 19 February 2009

n_politkovskaya_acquitals_sm.jpgA Moscow jury ruled unanimously to acquit three men in the 2006 murder of Anna Politkovskaya. On...

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Salon has written an article that covers the fresh topic of how newspapers are disintigrating before our eyes. The article suggests subsidizing newspapers and reports on the value of bloggers and why media institutions matter.
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Tuesday, 17 February 2009

n_donaldson_sm.jpgMediaBistro's TV Newser reports that Sam Donaldson of ABC News will retire from the network after 41 years.

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Journalists' groups in Brussels Thursday criticized the European Commission for suggesting that reporters may provide cover for potential spies in search of sensitive and classified information about the European Union.