Category Archives: Journalists

Brian Williams and Bill O’Reilly Caught in Lying Scandal

Two celebrated journalists have found themselves in the hot seat after embellishing details of their experience while reporting and their future in the media industry is unclear. It emerged earlier this month that Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of … Continue reading

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Ann Curry to Leave NBC for Media Startup

It was announced earlier this month that after nearly 25 years with NBC, Ann Curry was planning to leave the network to join a media startup. Curry has had an incredibly successful, yet tumultuous relationship and career with NBC since … Continue reading

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Sports Illustrated Laid Off Entire Photo Department

It was announced earlier this month that the iconic Sports Illustrated had laid off their entire photography staff, according to the National Press Photographers Association. The remaining six staff photographers, including Robert Beck, Simon Bruty, Bill Frakes, David E. Klutho, … Continue reading

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Deadliest Nations for Journalists 2014

The job of a journalist can be incredibly dangerous when working from nations in conflict and this year has proven to be one of the most deadly on record in recent years. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, an … Continue reading

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Five Best Free Apps for Journalists in 2014

As a journalist you can often find yourself rushing to make a deadline and reporting on the fly.  It comes in not only handy, but imperative to have reliable smart phone apps that help you get the job done. Since … Continue reading

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Diem Brown, Entertainment Reporter and MTV Reality Star, Dies at 34

Diem Brown, MTV reality star and reporter died earlier this month after a long battle with cancer. She was 34 years old. The “Real World/Road Rules Challenge” star and entertainment reporter was admitted to a New York City hospital on … Continue reading

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Uber Exec Wants to Spy On Journalists

A senior executive at Uber – a private rental car service, came up with the outlandish plot to counteract bad public relations, not by solving problems but by making more. Senior vice president of business, Emil Michael, made comments earlier … Continue reading

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Blendle to Expand Its ‘iTunes for Journalism’ with $3.8M Investment

The New York Times Company and German-based publisher Axel Springer SE agreed to invest $3.8 million in a Dutch journalism startup company. Blendle, an online platform that allows it’s readers to search and read content on a per-article basis for … Continue reading

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Stephen Burgard, Northeastern Journalism School Director, Dies

Stephen D. Burgard, the director of the Northeastern University School of Journalism died earlier this week while on sabbatical, school officials announced Tuesday. Bruce Ronkin, interim dean of Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media and Design, addressed the community in an … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera Buys Full-Page Ad in New York Times Calling for Release of Jailed Journalists

Nearly 300 days have passed since the arrest and imprisonment of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt, but the publication doesn’t want you to forget. Last week while world leaders gathered for the UN General Assembly, Al Jazeera took out … Continue reading

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