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Tame Impala “plagiarism” coverage grasping for straws, clicks

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Music blogs overshadow Tame Impala’s mini tour announcement with borderline slander.

Consequence of Sound, arguably the best U.S. music blog over the past couple of years, … 424 more words

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The rise in public relations specialists and the fall in journalism jobs is killing news with native advertising

The changing face of journalism in the digital age is the biggest challenge the fourth estate has had to endure in recent history.

As the legacy media adapt or decline, there are questions about the viability of a career in investigative and serious journalism into the future. 392 more words

Journalism

Upset at something on the internet? You are unique!

Maybe you’re sick of the story, but so am I. Every time I hear people discussing the recent revelation by OKCupid that they’ve been experimenting on users… 339 more words

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OkCupid's human experiments weren't that bad -- but its cofounder's flippant attitude over user ethics is

Last week, OkCupid published a blog post sensationally-titled, “We Experiment on Human Beings!” In the post, the company’s cofounder Christian Rudder detailed a series of tests the site conducted on users, the most controversial of which involved telling prospective couples that they were 90 percent matches when in fact they were only 30 percent matches. 932 more words

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How Threatening Was Domestic Propaganda?

Pitched, wrote script and edited this audio segment for WNYC’s On the Media, public radio’s flagship media and technology program.

The Smith-Mundt Modernization Act goes into effect this month, lifting prior domestic broadcast bans on U.S. 43 more words

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Retraction Watch Revisited

Pitched, wrote script and edited this audio segment for WNYC’s On the Media, public radio’s flagship media and technology program.

Ivan Oransky is a doctor and journalist and founder, along with Adam Marcus, of a blog called Retraction Watch. 39 more words

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