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Local Newsrooms As Participatory Journalism Labs

In both local and national coverage of Ferguson I’ve seen a shift in how journalists approach participatory media in conflict areas. Citizen journalism was central to the Occupy protests a few years ago, but it largely remained separate and distinct from the mainstream media coverage. 1,341 more words

Ideas

Lions' pass rush a good test for Raiders

If the second preseason game is any indication, the success of the Raiders’ offense could very well come down to whether it can counter pass rush pressure. 230 more words

Rumor Mill

Author, sign this

Quick, said my son, buy a signed copy of Lawrence Grobel’s biography of Al Pacino in Dubray Books and I’ll get Pacino to sign it too. 436 more words

Cricket

THREE THINGS THAT GET SACKED ON A REGULAR BASIS (2002)

1. Potatoes.

2. Oranges.

3. Houston Texan quarterback David Carr.

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One call-

Preferred not to be seen in football.

Poetry

Gaza - war and bearing witness in real time

“If Vietnam brought war into the living room, the last few weeks have put it at our fingertips. On our phones, news alerts full of body counts bubble into our inbox, Facebook feeds are populated by appeals for help or action on behalf of victims, while Twitter boils with up-to-the-second reporting, some by professionals and some by citizens, from scenes of disaster and chaos.” 39 more words

Journalism

Media Mix: John Oliver Takes on Native Advertising (Video)

On his Sunday night news comedy show, Last Week Night Tonight, John Oliver spent 11 minutes humorously explaining the inherent ethical problems that result from native advertising. 205 more words

David Carr: At Front Lines, Bearing Witness in Real Time

For most of recorded history, we have witnessed war in the rearview mirror. It took weeks and sometimes months for Mathew Brady’s, and his associates’, photos of  

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Human Rights