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How a weekly newspaper in Oregon shined a light on government secrecy

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to Journalism

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Journalism

Everything you never wanted to know about journalism and the media

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One of the greatest benefits digital publishing gives newsrooms is the ability to show the context of today’s stories in ways we have never been able to in the past. In print, there are only so many pages, and inch-counts dictate how much news and background information we can give readers. In radio and television, each […]

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Marty Baron is the executive editor of The Washington Post. He is also the winner of this year’s Hitchens Prize, which is awarded to journalists and authors whose work “reflects a commitment to free expression and inquiry,‭ ‬a range and depth of intellect,‭ ‬and a willingness to pursue the truth without regard to personal or professional […]

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Journalists are frequently accused of asking obvious questions of their sources. While it isn’t possible to speak for or defend some legitimately questionable questions, there are several reasons a journalist may intentionally ask what appears at first glance to be a “stupid” question. JOURNALISTS CAN’T MAKE ASSUMPTIONS: Journalists try not to make assumptions. The wrong […]

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Breaking News: Local news stations, 24-hour news networks and news organizations on Twitter over-use the phrase “breaking news” to grab attention and increase ratings. If your local broadcast news station somehow manages to have one “breaking” story at some point during the newscast every night, chances are the news they are reporting isn’t actually important […]

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