Monthly Archives: February 2018

What Can Journalists Do To Improve Public Trust in their Stories

NYU Professor Jay Rosen is a long-time critic of how journalists worship at the altar of old-school “objectivity,” something he argues convincingly that they have never been able to achieve.  Instead of being truly neutral and unbiased observers, he says … Continue reading

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Copyright in the News

Judge rules that embedded tweet violates photo’s copyright The blog Engadget is reporting that a New York federal court has ruled that a news sites that embedded a tweet containing a photo of quarterback Tom Brady violates the photographer’s copyright. … Continue reading

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Remembering David Carr: Keep typing until it turns into writing.

“Keep typing until it turns into writing.” David Carr It’s been three years since legendary New York Times media reporter David Carr died of cancer. He was a brilliant reporter and writer, as well as being an honest and caring … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Super Bowl Halftime Shows Past

I will confess that I was underwhelmed by Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl halftime show.  Now I’ve never been much of a JT fan, so I didn’t come at the show with high expectations. And I will further admit that I … Continue reading

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