The More (Progressive) Things Change, The More They Actually Don’t
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BuzzFeed Reorganizes Into News and Entertainment Divisions – Editor & Publisher BuzzFeed is reorganizing into two departments that will split its entertainment and news divisions. A more accurate take would be that BuzzFeed is “reorganizing” into a progressive news propaganda division, … Continue reading

And Hypocrisy. Don’t Forget the Hypocrisy
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New York Times Tech Columnist Calls on Google to Hide Hillary Health Info – Breitbart New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo is calling on Google to “fix” its search engine results to hide evidence of Hillary Clinton’s failing health. … Continue reading

Good Riddance To Bad Cess
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Gawker.com to End Operations Next Week After nearly fourteen years of operation, Gawker.com will be shutting down next week. The decision to close Gawker comes days after Univision successfully bid $135 million for Gawker Media’s six other websites, and four … Continue reading

Afflicted By Assholes
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Business of News: Three Journalists Share Their Stories on Today’s Job Market – Editor & Publisher Maggie Leung is the startup leader and senior content director at NerdWallet.com. Her print credentials are outstanding—Wall Street Journal, both Seattle papers, Washington Post, … Continue reading

Journalism: Down the Drain
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How Retail Ad Decline Is Hurting Newspapers – Even In Hawaii – Civil Beat News Earlier this month, HBO’s John Oliver devoted the main segment of his weekly show, “Last Week Tonight,” to highlighting the dire state of local journalism. … Continue reading

I Laughed and Laughed
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British Tabloid Mistakes Gun Caliber for Length – Kit Up! Here’s another one from the humor department: A British tabloid has reportedly mistaken the caliber of a gun for its length. The Daily Star based in London blared in a … Continue reading

They Won’t Be Missed
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How not to respond to John Oliver’s ode to local newspapers – The Washington Post And those who saw it might even realize, more than ever before, that they have to do something about this demise — something involving opening up … Continue reading

Send Them a Message – Good and Hard
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Wisconsin Media Refusing to Report on Law Enforcement Concerns with Paul Ryan on Immigration – Breitbart But what’s perhaps even more disturbing than Ryan’s behavior here with regard to law enforcement is the actions of supposedly impartial local news reporters … Continue reading

Oh, This Is So Sweet
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Nick Denton Begs Peter Thiel: Leave Sam Biddle Alone! – Breitbart Speaking on CNBC’s Squawk Box, Gawker CEO Nick Denton implored Peter Thiel to accept his victory and stop targeting the company’s employees. Denton, who recently filed for personal bankruptcy, … Continue reading

I Laughed and Laughed – And Expect to Be Laughing More Shortly
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Tronc: How Tribune Publishing’s New Name Will Shape its Identity – Editor & Publisher When former greeting card executive Aaron Kushner purchased the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise in Southern California a few years ago, he set the media … Continue reading

Assault Trucks
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Somebody here cracked a joke about banning “assault trucks,” but, well, you know, nothing is really too much of a joke for the MSM to latch onto it in service to their #MuslimMurderCult masters, who cast the #MuslimMurderer’sVeto that terrifies … Continue reading

Dumb As A Box of Wet Hair
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » YOU STAY CLASSY, BRIAN: “MSNBC’s breaking news anchor Brian Williams has had quite the few weeks… “MSNBC’s breaking news anchor Brian Williams has had quite the few weeks with deplorable and head-scratching moments, but he … Continue reading

All The News Our Crowd Thinks Is Fit to Print
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Business of News: Journalists Need to Report Stories Outside Their Circle of Friends – Editor & Publisher I am sure I am not the only young reporter who has learned the lesson—news is what your editor and his or her … Continue reading

Whistling Trhough the Graveyard
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Critical Thinking: How Can Publishers Change the Perception That Print is Dying? – Editor & Publisher “How can publishers change the perception that print is dying?” In which a college student journo and a thirty-something guy who edits a newspaper … Continue reading

Attempted Journo Boobery
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Five Attempt to Shoot Police Officers in D.C. Five were arrested early Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., after police officers were shot at from persons in an SUV. The officers were attempting to make an arrest. No injuries have been … Continue reading

And Now For Something a Little Different…
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Gawker Goes Bankrupt | Scott Adams Blog At some point recently, an underling at Ziff Davis had to pitch the Gawker acquisition idea to CEO Vivek Shah. As you know, underlings travel in small packs, so let me describe the … Continue reading

Even CJR Can’t Quite Swallow Nick Denton/Gawker’s Noxious Crap
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Gawker can’t hide its bad behavior behind press freedom – Columbia Journalism Review The good Gawker serves an important role in the media ecosystem, and an effort to shut it down —particularly by a tech mogul —will be a setback … Continue reading

Lame
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CNN To Host Final Five Presidential Candidates in Primetime Event on the Eve of ‘Western Tuesday’ Primary Contests – CNN Press Room – CNN.com Blogs Donald Trump, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Ohio Governor John Kasich and Former Secretary of State … Continue reading

Now CNBC Is Peddling Progtard Junk Science
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Too hot to work? Climate change means it may be in 30 years’ time Climate change could slash labor productivity in some countries by as much as 25 percent over the next 30 years, according to a report by Verisk … Continue reading

Your Highest “Journalistic” Duty: Be a Hack For “The Poor and Powerless”
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Jorge Ramos’ USC Commencement Speech Now, how do you know if it’s the right question? It’s very simple. If when you think of a question it makes you tremble and your hands start sweating, then you know that’s a question … Continue reading

Erik Wemple Tries to Whatwash Rolling Stone Hoax
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Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner is in complete denial – The Washington Post Managing Editor Will Dana told Columbia he didn’t remember talking with Woods or Erdely about this key reportorial deficit. Yet again, Dana’s job is secure. Rolling Stone … Continue reading

Of Course RS Won’t Fire Anybody For Phony Rape Hoax Story
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Review: Rolling Stone rape story a failure of journalism The magazine pledged to review its practices and removed the discredited article from its website, but publisher Jann S. Wenner said he won’t fire anyone despite the blistering critique of his … Continue reading

Mistakes, I’ve Made a Few?
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » WELL, WELL: Author of Discredited Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story Will Apologize Tonight; Columbia’s re… Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the author of Rolling Stone’s much-maligned story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia, plans … Continue reading

Old Blighty: The Greatest Newspapers in The World
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Men who hold doors open and smile may actually be sexist, study claims | Daily Mail Online If you’re the sort of gentleman who holds the door open for a lady – or the sort of woman who expects him … Continue reading

WaPo: Upping The Duh Factor Every Day In Every Way
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If Ronald Reagan ran today, where would he fall on the conservative spectrum? – The Washington Post Underscoring how divided the GOP is, several potential top-tier candidates are on the far edges of the conservative continuum. Gov. Chris Christie (N.J.) and former Gov. … Continue reading

Bye, Jon, I Hardly Knew Ye – Because I Didn’t Want To
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Jon Stewart says he’s leaving The Daily Show · Newswire · The A.V. Club Comedy Central is confirming. He’s probably leaving to finish out John Kerry’s term as SuckState. … Continue reading