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October 21, 2017

The Czech Republic's Fake News Problem – The Atlantic

In Prague, there’s a popular website with a reputation among journalists and politicians for publishing content seemingly aimed at stirring up trouble or disrupting the […]
October 21, 2017

This Is Probably Why Donald Trump Sent His False 'Radical Islamic Terror In UK' Tweet

Donald Trump’s false claim that “radical Islamic terror” had fuelled a surge in violent crime in Britain was apparently a verbatim repeat of a TV report […]
October 20, 2017

Podcast: From climate change to Facebook

This week on The Kicker, Meg talks with Wisconsin-based journalist Cassandra Willyard about the challenge of covering climate change. Then Pete is joined by Emily […]
October 20, 2017

Debunked: Six of Donald Trump's controversial Twitter claims – Evening Standard

Donald Trump sparked outrage across the UK today by attributing a 13 per cent crime rise to ‘radical Islamic terror’. He was met with an […]
October 20, 2017

Azerbaijan’s “Favorit”: In Search of the Caspian Country’s SA-20s

This article also appeared in Razm.info S-300 positions in Surakhani On June 26, 2011, for the first time, Azerbaijan demonstrated its S-300PMU2 Favorit SAM systems […]
October 20, 2017

Why it worked: A rhetorical analysis of Obama's speech on race

The National Conference of Teachers of English (NCTE) has declared today a National Day on Writing.  I celebrate such a day.  The introduction of my […]
October 20, 2017

Social media crackdowns at the Times and Journal will backfire

Image via Pixabay The relationship between media outlets and social platforms like Twitter has always been tense. On some level, publishers know they have to […]
October 20, 2017

Digital Summit: Huffpost UK editor says having valued brand on social media ‘massively important’ for news outlets

Having a brand that “breeds loyalty” on social media is “really important, because that’s where the audience is”, Huffpost UK editor-in-chief Polly Curtis has told […]
October 20, 2017

I didn’t call myself an addict, so neither should you

Earlier this week I was on Good Day Philadelphia discussing a recent editorial I wrote for The Philadelphia Inquirer about my experience giving birth as […]
October 20, 2017

New MH17 Photograph Geolocated to Donetsk

On October 19, 2017, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), the Dutch-led criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) over Ukraine, published […]
October 20, 2017

2 WNYC engineers got 300 pounds of radio equipment from Alaska to help a Puerto Rico station back on the air

About a week after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Laura Walker listened in to WNYC for news of an island still without power.  It reminded Walker, […]
October 20, 2017

These WNYC engineers brought 300 pounds of radio equipment from Alaska to help a Puerto Rico station

About a week after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Laura Walker listened in to WNYC for news of an island still without power.  It reminded Walker, […]
October 20, 2017

London local newspaper editor claims Met tried to dissuade victim’s family from speaking to press

The editor of the Hackney and Islington Gazette newspapers has criticised police over their handling of press for two reported crimes in the east London […]