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Tommy Craggs and Max Read Resign from Gawker After Article’s Removal

The controversy surrounding Gawker is only mounting as last week, only one day after the decision was made to remove a contested article from their site was made, two top editors resigned.

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Ethical Journalism: How Gawker Missed the Purpose of Investigative Journalism

Last week, Gawker.com published a highly contested story about the CFO of Condé Nast courting an escort by staff writer Jordan Sargent.  Almost immediately, angry tweets and Facebook posts started to circulate online, condemning the gossip site for running 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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Media Angers Audience with Pictures of Trayvon Martin’s Dead Body

For the past few weeks, coverage of the George Zimmerman trial has dominated the media, months after the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.  After hearing closing arguments today, the all-female jury began deliberations. While waiting to hear a … Continue reading

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