Category Archives: Journalists

Amtrak Offers ‘Writer’s Residencies’ With Free Rides

It was a couple of months ago that the idea for a writing residency through Amtrak was first introduced by a couple of writers who openly pondered the idea on Twitter. How much momentum do we have to gain for … Continue reading

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Piers Morgan’s Show Dropped by CNN

In another round of changes for the media giant, CNN has confirmed plans to drop “Piers Morgan Live” from its prime time 9 p.m. slot.  Three years after taking over for Larry King, Morgan has seen ratings drop to a … Continue reading

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Baltimore Newspaper Buys a Rival, Reportedly Gives Staffers The Boot

We all know that the life of a journalist isn’t an easy one.  The pay is low, the hours can fluctuate, and the competition is ruthless.  But who would have thought that a publication would undermine another to such a … Continue reading

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New Rules in Place To Limit Access to Journalists’ Records

After a slew of highly reported cases in which the first amendment rights of journalists have been overlooked, new measures have been put in place to limit the government’s access to reporters’ records. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. signed … Continue reading

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CNN Lays Off 40 Plus Journalists, But Is It All Bad News?

Tough news for any aspiring journalists as CNN announced that they have layed off more than 40 senior journalists as part of a recent reorganization of the company.  The plans were organized by the company chief executive, Jeff Zucker, in … Continue reading

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The New York Time’s Most Popular Article of 2013 Wasn’t Even a Story

The New York Times released its list of the most visited articles of 2013 a few days ago, and to everyone’s surprise the most visited story was actually not a story at all.  The most visited story last year was … Continue reading

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Deadliest Nations for Journalists 2013

International conflict is nothing new and over the years countless journalists have followed turmoil in an attempt to document the heinous crimes going on around the world.  In their attempt to capture the reality and strife of war and danger, … Continue reading

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Five Best Free Apps for Journalists in 2013

For the journalist on the go, a handy app can be just the saving grace that ensures meeting a timely deadline.  With smartphones becoming ever more impressive with their capabilities, journalists can rely on particular apps while reporting in the … Continue reading

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Lara Logan Asked to Take Leave From CBS

It may seem obvious, but every journalist knows that the most important detail about reporting is to ensure that your facts are correct, but issues still pop up even in National news. Even the most seasoned journalists can run into … Continue reading

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Visual Journalists Feel Brunt of Job Cuts Since 2000

Earlier this month the Times Herald-Record, a small publication from Middletown, N.Y. announced that they were cutting seven newsroom jobs, four of which were the last remaining positions of their photo department.  Citing “new technologies” and “economic realities” as the … Continue reading

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