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Hack of meet-up site for adulterers produces plenty of embarrassment, but does it produce news?

It was in 1991, during the lurid Senate confirmation hearings over the nomination of Clarence Thomas, a career Republican functionary with scant judicial qualifications, for a seat on the U.S. 938 more words

Newspaper Columns

Final Paper: Journalism's future in storytelling

Journalism hasn’t figured out a new business model that will sustain news organizations since the Web disrupted the traditional model. The relationship between journalism and advertising remains prevalent, but in the desperation to stay in business, many media organizations have compromised their ethical standards in the name of innovation and searching for a new ways of doing things. 1,385 more words

Northeastern Journalism

Maybe media shaming isn’t always a bad thing, especially if injustice otherwise goes unanswered

Media shaming is hot. It’s the new spectator sport in which hapless people say or do something that unexpectedly provokes general wrath, and get their skin torn off by online abuse from thousands of furious, abusive, and hateful strangers. 803 more words

Newspaper Columns

Relaunch of Hyper Local Newspapers

We would like to relaunch weekly Bengali Hyper Local newspapers on regular basis like   Ajker Nari ( Women Today Bengali Language women’s Weekly Hyper Local Newspaper) Bangler Dinkal (Day Time Bengal, Bengali Language Weekly Hyper Local Newspaper ), 485 more words

Digital News Research

Ethics Questions: To Quote the Person or the Statement?

A recent post on Margaret Sullivan’s Public Editor blog for The New York Times talked about how sometimes people are quoted through a statement, instead of quoting words they actually spoke. 398 more words

Northeastern Journalism

Old News, New News: The strange tale of how the ten-year old drowning daughter story was reported as recent news

One could be forgiven for thinking it’s funny news season here in the Gulf. One story from Dubai’s shores went global this week, the tale of how an Asian father who prevented Dubai lifeguards from saving his drowning daughter, claiming she would be dishonoured if she was touched by strange men, has been arrested and prosecuted by authorities after his actions led to the death of the 20-year-old girl. 707 more words

United Arab Emirates