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Did BuzzFeed Go Too Far in Publishing a Salacious, Unverified Report About Donald Trump?

On Tuesday evening, BuzzFeed chose to publish 35 pages of documents about President-elect Donald Trump.

Frustrated Newspapers Are Dealing With the Fallout From Surprising Endorsements of Presidential Candidates

It's a whole new ballgame, folks. This election has reached a new level of bizarre, and newspapers and online journalists alike have had to adapt to a new, slightly more hostile environment.

Florida Newspaper’s Front Page Is Practically Throbbing With 2-Hour Erection Ad

It can get really, really hard to turn away ad dollars in the newspaper industry, but here's a case where the raging desire for revenue is practically erupting across the front page. Today's South Florida Sun Sentinel prominently features a local Ponzi scheme update, a photo from the Heat's semifinals win ... oh, and a page-width ad about erections. 

Data Points: The Eyes Have It

How do people choose to read on a tablet, and how do they actually read once they choose? Poynter conducted eye-track testing on 36 people during the summer of 2012 and identified some interesting behaviors that have implications for publishers seeking to increase time spent with their apps.

Jim Romenesko Resigns From Poynter

After being censured on his own blog for “a pattern of incomplete attribution,” media blogger Jim Romenesko has resigned from Poynter.

Romenesko in Tight Spot Over Aggregation

Influential journalist Jim Romenesko, who runs the Romenesko media news blog on the Poynter Institute’s website, has offered, unsuccessfully, to resign after the lack of proper attribution in his aggregated posts was brought to light.

Jim Romenesko to ‘Semi-Retire’ From Poynter

Twelve years after starting his influential media news blog on the Poynter Institute’s website, Jim Romenesko is ready for a break—at least from a full-time role at Poynter.