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Can Investigative Journalism Flourish in the Arab World?

By Rana Sabbagh, Source :opensocietyfoundations.org (March 24, 2015)

In much of the Arab world, societal norms don’t promote a culture of debate. Important issues are frequently swept under the rug rather than confronted openly. 703 more words

Lead Line

Danny Schechter (1942-2015)

by Jerry Alatalo

Danny Schechter died at the age of 72 on Thursday March 19, 2015. He had pancreatic cancer. He was a good and decent man. 1,092 more words

Earth Matters


SHE-LOGY: This post is dedicated to all the women who never got the chance to be recognized for their achievements because they had to hide their gender. 967 more words

WP Women

The ugly side of business reporting

Not sure whether to categorize this story, that I did for the Tampa Bay Business Journal in 1997, as business journalism or investigatory journalism. Maybe a little of both. 971 more words

Bill Frederick

CATS Reflection - Joseph Pulitzer

Joseph Pulitzer is one of the names that journalists revere, and the prize that is given in his name, is one of the most highly sought after in the industry. 326 more words


America's Watchdogs are on a Tight Leash

It is no secret that newspapers are financially struggling with the emergence of new technologies. People want to read the news online with their various devices. 496 more words