The Web site of the Boston Globe, the newspaper whose future is the subject of many newspaper headlines of late, has placed five entries among the finalists in the 2009 EPpy Awards, which are sponsored by Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.AOL made the top showing by one company with multiple EPpy-nominated properties. Its BloggingStocks.com, […]
Audits & Plaudits
Proving that good political coverage can make great television, the USC Annenberg School for Communication announces the 2009 winners of the USC Annenberg Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.
Correspondents who risked danger to disclose violence and corruption in Zimbabwe and reporters who unraveled the mysteries of the mortgage crisis and exposed toxic perils in everyday products were among the winners of 14 George Polk Awards for 2008 announced on Monday by Long Island University.Three staff members of The New York Times and reporters […]
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Editor and Senior Vice President Martin Kaiser is Editor & Publisher’s Editor of the Year, E&P announced Monday.In its February cover story, E&P notes that Kaiser was selected for the honor at a time of harsh newsroom reductions at newspapers all across the country — leading to prominent editors being fired or […]
Three major investigative reports that used social science research methods as key parts of their probes were named today as winners of the 2008 Philip Meyer Journalism Award, organizers announced Thursday.
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Acting not unlike many New Year’s Eve partygoers who pushed the revelry a little too far, CNN woke up on Jan. 1 with a tinge of regret.
Not that it was not worth it. CNN got the buzz it was seeking. Resembling MTV more than a cable news network, CNN’s two-hour live countdown included eyebrow-raising performances […]
Taraf, a small-circulation liberal daily launched in November 2007, is currently regarded as “Turkey’s most courageous newspaper”. It may sell only 60,000 copies a day - but it has won a reputation for breaking stories that no other paper dares to touch.Most notably, it has been pursuing a sinister story about the links between a […]
When the gunfire started at Mumbai’s main train terminal last month, Sebastian D’souza was well placed to respond.
From his office directly across the street, Mr. D’souza, the photography editor of the newspaper The Mumbai Mirror, grabbed his Nikon and two lenses and headed out into the blood-soaked night of Nov. 26. Peering from behind pillars […]
Last year YouTube scored big at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. They had the best space at the conference, with world leaders and celebrities wandering through on the way to the press area (I, on the other hand, flailed).
… This year they’re back with a new format called The Davos Debates.
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USA Today on Monday launched one of the most extensive online database reports of any newspaper, claiming to have rated the toxic pollution impact on 128,000 public schools across the country.An investigative series called, “The Smokestack Effect: Toxic Air and America’s Schools,” includes an online listing of the schools and rankings based on the impact […]