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Topic: Journalism

David Carr, Brian Williams and the Question of Forgiveness

Redemption often depends on whether your sins were personal or professional

What are we willing to forgive? In the case of David Carr, some truly horrible things. In fact, you could argue that by the time of his abrupt passing this week,…

Big Ten Network Tests Instagram Video for Reporting Football

Sports channel is early adopter

The Big Ten Network's Tom Dienhart, who has been a college football writer since 1990, this month can add "social video journalist" to his resume—he has been shooting dozens of…

Tribune Company Separating Newspaper, Broadcast Assets

Shades of the News Corp. split

The Tribune Company is going to spin off its newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune, into a newly formed Tribune Publishing Company, the company announced this…

Bloomberg Beta to Focus on Startups

New fund's launch raises ethics questions

Bloomberg L.P., the parent company of Bloomberg News, has launched a $75 million venture capital fund on Wednesday. The fund, VentureBeat reports, is called Bloomberg Beta and will focus on…

New York Times Dominates 2013 Pulitzer Prizes

Adam Johnson's 'The Orphan Master's Son' wins fiction award

The New York Times took home four Pulitzers in a year that saw the venerable award body finding a lot more great work to honor than the past few years,…

Quartz Publishes Top-Secret List of Pulitzer Prize Jurors

Journalists set to begin deliberations today

Quartz, the business news site owned by the Atlantic Media Co., got its hands on a big scoop, at least as far as the world of journalism awards is concerned.…

Pew Survey Shows Technology Outpacing News

One in four now get news from mobile devices

With more than a quarter of Americans getting their news from mobile devices, adapting to digital platforms is more crucial than ever for news organizations. But according to the 2012…

Adweek.com's Top 10 Press Stories of 2011

Controversies, resurrections, CMS troubles, and lots of Tina Brown

Here are the 10 most-read press stories published on Adweek.com in 2011:   'Psychology Today' Asks Why Black Women Aren't Pretty10Controversial piece draws fire, is deleted By Gabriel Beltrone Mental health bimonthly Psychology Today…

YouTube and Newseum Channel to Honor Fallen Journalists

Google News head will keynote ceremony

In the wake of a number of tragic journalist deaths—Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros were killed Libya last month, while the deaths of South African journalist Anton Hammerl, also in…

'Restrepo' Director Killed in Libya, 3 Photographers Wounded

Journalist Tim Hetherington were covering fighting in Misrata

Tim Hetherington, a journalist who was nominated for an Oscar for his work as director of the Afghanistan war documentary Restrepo, was killed in Libya on Wednesday. Three photographers working…

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