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C.W. Anderson / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Jekyll and Hyde problem: What are journalists, and their institutions, for?   —  Jay Rosen, in his 1999 book What Are Journalists For?, shares a story which I think is of vital importance for those trying to understand the debate about “news gurus” kicked off this week by Dean Starkman in the Columbia Journalism Review.
Nov 10, 2011, 11:30 PM - In context

Emily Brill / CJR:
The Blessings of Networks   —  Emily Bell takes on Dean Starkman's “news gurus” argument  —  Dean Starkman's long read on ‘the news gurus’ in the Columbia Journalism Review starts out with the story of the remarkable Ida Tarbell, a template for the modern investigative reporter, whose work in 1904 took on Rockefeller's Standard Oil.
Nov 9, 2011, 7:55 PM - In context

Jillian C. York / Al Jazeera:
Internet freedom initiative mere lip service?   —  The US and EU decry Syria's actions, but remain silent on the threats faced by bloggers in other Middle Eastern nations.  —  For years, the Middle East has led the world in online repression.  Over the course of the past year …
Nov 6, 2011, 3:50 PM - In context

Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Andy Carvin: the man who tweets revolutions   —  NPR's media strategist has become a leading player in the breaking news business  —  Andy Carvin insists that the introduction on his Google Plus profile - “I tweet revolutions” - is a joke, but nevertheless that's what he's famous for.
Sep 5, 2011, 3:00 PM - In context

Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
New commitment, new boss, new name: Knight to invest nearly $4m in MIT's Center for Civic Media   —  The Knight Foundation today will announce a major commitment to MIT's Center for Future Civic Media: a three-year, $3.76 million investment, a new boss, and a newly refined mission.
Jun 22, 2011, 12:35 PM - In context

Understanding #amina   —  On Monday, June 6th, a post appeared on the blog “A Gay Girl in Damascus” announcing that Amina Abdallah Araf al Omari, the “girl” in question, had been kidnapped, possibly by Syrian authorities.  Bloggers, including my friend and colleague Jillian York …
Jun 14, 2011, 1:25 AM - In context

Sam Gustin / Epicenter: Q&A: New MIT Media Lab Director Joichi Ito on ‘Context and Connection’   —  Joichi Ito, tapped as only the fourth director of the MIT Media Lab, says having a bio that seems “scatterbrained” will make the 25-year-old institution — already famous for its unorthodox research approach — seem just like home.
Apr 27, 2011, 5:45 AM - In context

Arianna Huffington / The Huffington Post:
About That Lawsuit...   The lawsuit filed Tuesday by Jonathan Tasini is so utterly without merit, and has been so thoroughly eviscerated in the media — including being ridiculed as the “dumbest lawsuit ever” — I am hesitant to take any time away from aggregating adorable kitten videos to respond.
Apr 13, 2011, 11:00 PM - In context

Jillian C. York / Global Voices in English:
An Interview with Andy Carvin   —  With 40,000 Twitter followers and a dedicated stream of local sources, Andy Carvin has become a first stop on Twitter for news throughout the Middle East and North Africa.  An NPR strategist, Carvin has approached social media-and Twitter in particular-as a platform for real-time reporting.
Mar 28, 2011, 2:40 PM - In context

Jennifer Preston / New York Times:
When Unrest Stirs, Bloggers Are Already in Place   —  As the protests spread across Tunisia for weeks, many international news organizations scrambled to cover the unrest just before President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali fled on Jan. 14, ending 23 years of authoritarian rule.  But Amira al-Hussaini was all over the story.
Mar 14, 2011, 4:00 AM - In context

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