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1:55 PM ET, October 26, 2014

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Roy Peter Clark / Poynter:
From AIDS to Ebola: Journalism, disease, and the mentality of fear  —  I remember a day back in the 1980s when I first met a person who I thought had AIDS.  I was sitting at the front desk of the old storefront building of the Poynter Institute when a tall gaunt man entered through the glass doors and approached me with a question.
Discussion: Slate, @venkatananth and @poynter
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How a journalist is coping with life covering the Ebola outbreak in Liberia  —  How I'm Coping With Life Inside The Ebola Bubble  —  When Ebola takes away the ability to touch, you have to reinvent the language of compassion.  —  A health worker nears a woman suspected of having Ebola.
Noah Everett / Twitpic Blog:
Twitpic agrees to give Twitter the Twitpic.com domain and photo archive, site to remain in read-only mode  —  Twitpic's Future  —  First off I want to say thank you to everyone who has used Twitpic over the years and for your patience with us over the last couple of months.
Brendan Nyhan / New York Times:
Studies show Americans don't in fact live in information cocoons of like-minded media sources  —  Americans Don't Live in Information Cocoons  —  In this polarized age, have citizens retreated into information cocoons of like-minded media sources?  —  A new Pew Research Center report found …
Discussion: @ejdionne
Jonathan Peters / Columbia Journalism Review:
The biggest threat to press rights may be a failure to understand them  —  Jeff Hermes of the Media Law and Resource Center discusses the legal needs of a new generation of news organizations  —  It's a cliché to say so, but we're at a moment of transition for American journalism.
Discussion: @cjr
John McDermott / Digiday:
The NYT loves native, not so much programmatic  —  New York Times CEO Mark Thompson is not ashamed the world knows intimate details about his company's struggles.  —  Rather, he heralded the fact that The Times' innovation report — an in-depth account of how The Times was actually lagging in innovation …
Discussion: @digiday
Cecilia Kang / Washington Post:
Lionsgate and Tribeca film studios are launching a new streaming service  —  Now Hollywood is joining the Internet streaming craze.  Lionsgate and Tribeca Enterprises said Monday they will jointly launch an online video service during the first half of next year for movies made by them and outside studios.
Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader:
Adobe updates Digital Edition e-book reader app to stop uploading reading logs in plain text  —  Adobe Updates Digital Edition, Stops Sharing User Info With the Internet  —  Adobe rolled out a new update for their Digital Editions Epub app today, and I have good news, bad news, and okay news.
Discussion: Techdirt and PC Advisor
Robert Mackey / New York Times:
Iranian Photojournalist Reportedly Detained After Covering Protest Against Acid Attacks  —  An Iranian photojournalist was reported to have been detained on Friday, two days after his images of protesters deploring acid attacks on women in the city of Isfahan were published by news organizations around the world.
Discussion: Iranwire
Michael Heyward / Whisper:
Whisper responds to Guardian's “10 questions”, says members of editorial team put on leave  —  Setting The Record Straight  —  I wrote last Saturday that we welcome the current discussion around Whisper, and are grateful to those who have shared thoughtful feedback with us.
Emerging Technology From the arXiv:
Data Mining Reveals How News Coverage Varies Around the World  —  Last year, the news media reported on 195,000 disasters around the world.  The ones you heard about depend crucially on your location.  —  One interesting question about the nature of news is how well it reflects the pattern of real events around the world.
Greg Miller / Wired:
The Speedy Cartographers Who Map the News for The New York Times  —  The New York Times graphics team compiled data from several sources to make this map of the MH17 crash site in a couple hours.  Tim Wallace/The New York Times  —  When Malaysia Airlines flight 17 went down over Ukraine in July …
Discussion: @venkatananth
 
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