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Fear and the Fact Check

In the wake of the Rolling Stone rape story, its retraction, and Columbia School of Journalism’s excellent analysis of the many ways Rolling Stone and journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely went wrong, Monica Guzman wrote about… 215 more words

Writing

Where is journalism heading?

Working on Global Journalist has made me more aware of everywhere in the world where journalism is suffering. Whether through the government or businesses or even the publications themselves, the world of journalism is going through a rough patch. 625 more words

Isn’t It Time to Speak Up About Sex-Assault Allegers Who Don’t Cooperate With Police?

I’m old enough to remember a remark made by the attorney for Mary Beth Whitehead, one of the first surrogate mothers, who, in a very controversial soap opera of a custody case in 1985, changed her mind and sued to gain custody of the infant daughter she’d contractually promised to a married couple—and who was slammed down by the judge. 2,037 more words

News as a byproduct of social media

With the vast and unprecedented power of the internet to share news comes vast and unprecedented power also to shape the news people actually see. 787 more words

Journalism

Why I Cancelled My New York Times Subscription.

The linked article completely summarizes the reasons why. You can’t take a stance against inequality while catering to the super rich with their expensive ads and wealth management advice section. 80 more words

Politics

Rolling Stone's Jackie story will hurt rape victims most

The fallout continues over the now discredited Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape on the campus of the University of Virginia. And that fallout spreads from journalism to rape victims. 646 more words

News

The new breed of companies are the fastest-growing in history. Uber, Instacart, Alibaba, Airbnb, Seamless, Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook, Google:

These companies are indescribably thin layers that sit on top of vast supply systems ( where the costs are) and interface with a huge number of people ( where the money is).

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