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From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Huge libel awards will chill investigative journalism


Pam Mitchell at the Louisiana Press Association’ tipped me off about this article in the Columbia Journalism Review about a $6 million libel judgment against the Raleigh News and Observer in a suit brought by a former member of the State Bureau of Investigation.  402 more words

Investigative Journalism

There's Something Amiss in Allison Brennan's 'Compulsion' [REVIEW]

One man is on trial for five New York City murders, but a determined investigative reporter believes his crimes don’t end there. When a retired couple goes missing, the details of the case seem eerily similar. 506 more words


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Sometimes, a writer's new work just doesn't measure up to her own previous success. Unfortunately, that's the case in Allison Brennan's Compulsion. Find out why our reviewer wasn't very enamored with this latest read from the author of Notorious.

Pulitzer Winner Shares Her Way to the Prize

Associated Press reporter Robin McDowell, Pulitzer Prize winner for an exposé of slavery in Southeast Asian seafood industry, owed her achievement to the daily work as foreign correspondent on a workshop at a Hong Kong university on Monday. 392 more words


The dark side of medical marijuana

Annette Maughan thought she had finally found her son’s miracle when her package of Real Scientific Hemp Oil, from Medical Marijuana Inc., arrived. But his seizures sparked from six to 30 a night after taking the drug, leaving Maughan in disbelief. 454 more words

Journalism 2.0

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Police watch protesters on the University of Chicago campus. Photo by Sydney Combs. (sydneycombs.com)

I set up a “Patreon” page this week. I’m telling my family, friends, and supporters around the country to check it out. 233 more words

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Workshop explores social justice journalism

Recently, the 12th annual Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop explored the topic of social justice in journalism and reporting. The previous workshops featured lively discussion and debate from journalists, experts, researchers and others connected to the respective topic under consideration. 755 more words

Week Ten: Wikileaks News in #QUTOJ1

(Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in Ecuadorian Embassy. Source Screen Grab OHCHR Video)

Wikileaks have released Medical and Psychological records concerning their editor Julian Assange’s health after being stuck in the Ecuadorian Embassy for almost five years. 458 more words