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The Story Behind New York Magazine’s Powerful Cosby Cover

New York mag’s photography director, Jody Quon, on the cover’s creation and hearing the women’s stories firsthand.<p>By now you’ve likely seen the cover of this week’s <i>New York</i> Magazine. Thirty-five of the 46 women who have publicly accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault appear on the cover, dressed in …

The evolution of PR through content marketing

Brands are answering the call to create more value for customers and their community by publishing their own news and editorial content. As companies …

Weary Cavs hope extra day of rest pays off in Game 5

OAKLAND — The two-day break between Game 4 and Game 5 of the NBA Finals came at the most opportune time for the Cleveland Cavaliers.<p>"We've had a couple of days here to recover," Cavaliers coach David Blatt said. "I believe that's going to be helpful."<p>Taxed mentally and physically, the shorthanded …

“Perilously close to propaganda”: How Fox News shilled for Iraq War, and Jon Stewart returned sanity | Salon.com

<b>(Fox News)</b><p>“Perilously close to propaganda”: How Fox News shilled for Iraq War, and Jon Stewart returned sanity<p>“Fox Effect” pushed American media to get in line and back the Iraq War. Only two comedy shows had guts to resist<p>Charles L. Ponce De Leon<p>May 23, 2015 10:30am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “That’s The …

Met spends £500,000 a month investigating journalists

Freedom of Information figures reveal the overall cost of investigations into the actions of journalists has reached almost £40 million<p>The Metropolitan Police is continuing to spend half a million pounds a month investigating allegations against journalists, it has been revealed.<p>Inquiries into …

Snapchat Is Hiring Journalists To Cover The 2016 Election

Snapchat in January began hosting video content from CNN, ESPN, the <i>Daily Mail</i>, and other media organizations. Now, the ephemeral photo-messaging app is gearing up to publish its own video news coverage: The company is looking to hire “political junkies and news aficionados” with experience in …

On the Red Couch with ABC News’ Dan Harris

<i>News and meditation don’t usually go hand-in-hand, but that’s not the case for Dan Harris. The ABC News correspondent has reported on war, natural disasters, religion and currently serves as anchor of Good Morning America Weekend and Nightline. But it was a panic attack on live air in 2004 that set</i> …

Media reaction to Seymour Hersh’s bin Laden scoop has been disgraceful

“Seymour Hersh has done a great service by breathing life into questions surrounding the official narrative of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden,” …

Nicolle Wallace of 'The View' on 9/11, Female Presidents, and Why Women "Crave" Politics

"I don't think women crave politics for the same reasons men do."<p>Nicolle Wallace looks out of place in her dressing room. It's a bleak little hovel in a nondescript Manhattan office building where <i>The View</i> is filmed. Wallace, one of the talk show's 2014 additions and the former communications chief …

Behind the Lens: Photographing the President in 50 States

<i>by Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer</i><p>This week, the President will visit South Dakota, marking the 50th state he has visited during …

Inside the Shocking, Abrupt Divorce of Bill Simmons and ESPN

The co-author of the definitive history of ESPN, Those Guys Have All the Fun, reports on how the network and its biggest star met their bitter end.<p>The union of <b>Bill Simmons</b>—columnist, commentator, on-air personality, and human hot button—and ESPN, the sports media colossus he’s called home for …

Skype’s futuristic real-time translator preview is now open to all

Microsoft has today opened up its Star Trek-style translator to all, removing the requirement to sign up to a waiting list for access.<p>Skype Translator launched in December 2014 and real-time translation of spoken English, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin, as well as an additional 50 languages over …

If What a Legendary Journalist Is Claiming About the Bin Laden Raid Is True, It’s Quite Shocking

<b>UPDATE 10:40 a.m. ET:</b> The White House has called the report full of “inaccuracies and baseless assertions.”<p>“There are too many inaccuracies and baseless assertions in this piece to fact check each one,” White House national security spokesman Ned Price said in a statement. “Nevertheless, the notion …

Oklahoma’s Attorney General Misled Supreme Court About Letter On Execution Drug Availability

The Oklahoma attorney general's office misrepresented the facts behind a key argument about the availability of certain execution drugs in its filings at the U.S. Supreme Court, BuzzFeed News has determined.<p>In the state's brief to the justices, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's office …

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What the heck happened to Ralph Lauren? - May. 12, 2015

Ralph Lauren is one of the worst performing stocks so far in 2015. Does Wall Street know something the rest of us don't?<p>At first glance, a selloff seems unwarranted. America's iconic polo emblem can be found in plenty of people's closets. The brand just opened its first stores in Brazil and the …

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When It Comes To The News, Who Can You Trust?

A recent Gallup poll revealed that only 40 percent of Americans trust the mass media to report the news fully, fairly and accurately, and according …

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Has war been declared on the BBC?

<b>Does the new culture secretary pose a threat to the BBC, or are Tuesday's headlines settling private scores?</b><p>The Daily Telegraph declares that it is "war on the BBC".<p>The Times says it is a "shot across the bows".<p>The Sun says "it's payback time" and the BBC should be "radically shrunk".<p>The …

Knight Foundation invests $1 million in creator-driven podcast collective Radiotopia

The money will help PRX’s collective of public media-minded shows develop sustainable business models and expand with new shows and producers.<p>A little over a year ago, a group of public radio-minded podcast producers banded together with an idea: to combine their powers to grow a shared audience …

The 10 Most Influential Journalists/Outlets Covering Finance

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Turning Data into Civic Tools: Journalists, Coders, Students Collaborate in Portland

Call it “Mission Improbable.”<p>Assign teams of journalists, digital developers, designers, civic leaders and students – most never having worked …

How can journalists improve reader attention time?

Experts from Chartbeat, Medium and the Guardian share advice for increasing the chances of your stories being read – all the way to the last line