AltWeeklies Wire Lays Off Members of Senior Staffnew, an ambitious online content provider that's part of mega-rich Phil Anschutz's media empire, underwent a restructuring at its Denver headquarters this morning that's resulted in a number of layoffs.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  06-01-2012  |  Media

The New News Economynew

As newspapers struggle, nonprofit news is being touted as the key to the future. Is it?
East Bay Express  |  Rachel Swan and Ellen Cushing  |  05-30-2012  |  Media

The Pravda-ization of the News

Try as they may to make the news as boring as possible, U.S. media outlets keep churning out hilarious "news" stories. Hardly a day passes without the release of some piece whose content is so ridiculous, its tone so absurdly credulous, that it makes us feel as if we live in a bizarre reincarnation of the propaganda-soaked Soviet Union.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  04-26-2012  |  Media

The Pejorative Reportnew

It's not just the Rush Limbaughs who use language to degrade and insult. As politicians throw around emotionally packed words on the attack, some journalists wind up repeating them.
Jackson Free Press  |  Valerie Wells  |  04-06-2012  |  Media

Oakland Tribune Afraid of Losing Subscribers to Occupy Oakland Tribunenew

According to writers at the newly established activist paper, the Occupy Oakland Tribune, the other Tribune is demanding the smaller news outlet disable its content and stop using the word "Tribune" in its name, saying it "tarnishes and diminishes the value" of the city's flagship paper.
SF Weekly  |  Erin Sherbert  |  01-11-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Is the LAPD Restricting Occupy L.A. Coverage With Last-Minute 'Pool Media'?new

If the LAPD doesn't lift media restrictions, the ACLU plans to file an injunction.
L.A. Weekly  |  Simone Wilson  |  11-29-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Bloomberg, NYPD Finally Piss Off The Medianew

Once a useful document that allowed reporters to witness events at a closer proximity, the NYPD press pass is now officially worthless.
The Village Voice  |  Graham Rayman  |  11-21-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Is Occupy Philly a Man's World? Sounds like

It's sad to think that people optimistic enough to believe that marches and sit-ins can dismantle greed in the hearts and minds of bankers and politicians they'll never meet think it's impossible to help the women working every day alongside them to protect themselves.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  11-18-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Up Close and Radicalnew

Inside the Occupy Boston media struggle.
Boston Phoenix  |  Chris Faraone  |  10-27-2011  |  #OCCUPY

MSM Slow to Pick Up on Occupy Wall Streetnew

If you’ve been watching mainstream TV news or reading mainstream newspapers, chances are you’re not aware that protesters in New York have been marching, speaking and waving signs against Wall Street. Dubbed “Occupy Wall Street,” the action has drawn about 1,000 people, who are occupying a park in lower Manhattan.
Metro Times  |  Michael Jackman  |  09-27-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Peace and Redemption: One Soldier's Story of an Uncovered Warnew

As part of a two-part series, this issue of Random Lengths News brings readers the story of Ethan McCord, the soldier who rescued two wounded children.
Random Lengths News  |  Zamná Ávila  |  07-05-2011  |  War

Cuyahoga County's Fight Over Document Fees Yields a Dubious Alliancenew

Five years before Cuyahoga County Recorder Pat O'Malley resigned in May 2008, he quietly closed a deal that garnered little interest at the time. It was a pact with Data Trace, a California company that specializes in snapping up title and tax documents, then customizing and re-selling the information.
Cleveland Scene  |  Anastasia Pantsios  |  04-20-2011  |  Policy Issues

'About the Most Airtight Case of Innocence'new

How a legal storm capsized a petition to free a man who's been imprisoned for three decades.
Chicago Reader  |  Michael Miner  |  04-12-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Rules of Etiquette, Decency and Fairness Should Apply Across the Boardnew

It was a quiet Thursday afternoon when a co-worker strolled into my office, sat in a chair and asked me a seemingly innocent—but loaded—question. "Why did you write about that?" His facial expression and tone were telling—it wasn't something he wanted to read about. To each his own, but what concerned me was the idea that writing about this topic was somehow wrong.
Tucson Weekly  |  Irene Messina  |  03-17-2010  |  Media

More Local News Folks Leave the Field Behind Before it Leaves Themnew

Carl Agnelly devised a backup plan, applying for work at Epic Systems, the Verona-based medical software giant. He got word he was hired last Nov. 9, his 29th birthday, and immediately told WKOW 27 he would be leaving when his contract expired at year's end.
Isthmus  |  Bill Lueders  |  03-15-2010  |  Media

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