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Videogaming, Esports Get Own WP Section

Amid the cutbacks in journalism, the Washington Post is adding a coverage area: videogaming and esports. It provided details on its new Launcher section today.…

Tabloid Journalism Goes Back a While

The history of tabloid journalism is longer than one might expect. The Conversation has the story.Scandalgraphic

Media Facebook Comments Get Legal Shakeup

Facebook Comments Ruling Hits Australian Media

A judge there says media companies are obligated to moderate comments on their Facebook pages GavelThe Guardian analyzes what it calls a “landmark ruling.”…

Fake News Debunked, Just About Daily

For an understanding of how fake news originates and spreads, take a look at AFP FactCheck, which Factcheckexamines and debunks “information” from around the globe. It is fascinating, disturbing and obviously a lot of work for the AFP team.…

Major Newspaper Boosts Investigative Staff

While the cuts in newspaperNFgraphic staff seem endless, the Washington Post says it plans to hire 12 more investigative reporters … The Hill has the story.…

Is Radical Transparency Good or Bad?

Transparency (2)Lately, we’ve been pondering this question. Radical transparency has been touted in various opinion pieces as the savior for everything from journalism to social media to democracy itself. The idea is that radical transparency will build trust in those organizations …

American Journalism Project Readies to Act

BloggerSince the Great Recession American newspapers have seen their revenues cut by nearly half. Thousands of jobs in the industry have been slashed and still it is having trouble recovering. Hoping to plug the dike is the American Journalism Project

Polls Hold Too Much Sway for Reporters

SurvyclipartAs the next presidential election inches nearer, there’s some talk among journalists about relying less on polls … it’s the subject of this piece in the Washington Post.…

Behind the Univision Layoffs

Strife Among Univision Brass Precedes CutsShouting

Univision is still the nation’s largest Spanish-language media outlet, but its audience has dropped sharply in recent year and competitors are nipping at its heels. This week its new CEO announced it is laying …

NYT Profiles its Cybersecurity Chief

Behind the Scenes with NYT Cybersecurity Leader

securityWith cybersecurity an increasing concern for journalists, the New York Times recently profiled its chief in that arena. A fan of the encrypted messaging app Signal, Runa Sandvik worked on the publication’s confidential …