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2014-10-24 16:24:05

TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Why we need to look more critically at Canadian coverage of international news J-Source has launched a new International Reporting Bureau led by Humber College professor Carey French, who outlines the challenges facing Canadian media outlets as they struggle to cover international news against a backdrop of dwindling resources. Education Matters: How to keep your students motivated when the industry is facing a crisis Are there even jobs for j-students after...

2014-10-23 16:26:31

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poynter, a global leader in journalism, is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to serve on its National Advisory Board (NAB). The new board members bring a breadth of expertise as media executives, digital journalists, academic leaders and award-winning reporters. They will help guide Poynter's strategic direction across all areas, including digital innovation, thought leadership and academic expansion efforts....

2014-10-03 08:22:37

PHOENIX, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProPublica, Reuters and The Huffington Post won gold, silver and bronze awards, respectively, in the eighth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120130/DC44180LOGO Named for the renowned investigative team of Don Barlett and Jim Steele, whose numerous awards include two Pulitzer...

2014-07-18 12:23:35

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martin Baron, the Pulitzer Prize-winning executive editor of The Washington Post, will be the keynote speaker at the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Awards Dinner on Nov. 10. The dinner features CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, who returns as master of ceremonies for the third year. Three outstanding women journalists, including Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes," will be honored at the event. President of the John S. and James L. Knight...

2014-06-02 20:21:44

NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Nigerian editor and a Mexican freelance journalist whose investigative reports exposed companies that seriously endangered public health have won the 2014 Knight International Journalism Award, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced. The award recognizes outstanding news coverage that makes a difference in the lives of people around the world. Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye, the editor of Nigeria's Sunday Punch newspaper,...

2014-05-09 16:23:12

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Times reporter David Barstow, whose work has won three Pulitzer Prizes in the last decade, is joining The Poynter Institute's adjunct faculty. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110323/MM70721LOGO Barstow will contribute to Poynter.org (www.poynter.org), the Institute's successful media news blog, which draws nearly 5 million unique visitors yearly and teach for News University (www.newsu.org), Poynter's...

2014-03-17 08:26:51

Sydney Freedberg has won four Pulitzers; joins bureau's expanded investigative reporting team CINCINNATI, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Sydney Freedberg has joined the Washington bureau of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) as an investigative reporter. Freedberg joins the bureau from Bloomberg, where she worked on the projects and investigative team. She also has worked for the St. Petersburg Times, the Miami Herald, The Wall Street Journal and...

2014-02-20 23:31:26

The investigative reporting website, 100Reporters, is expanding its outreach to anonymous tipsters willing to provide information about crimes against wildlife, thanks to a new partnership with WildLeaks. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The investigative reporting news organization, 100Reporters (http://www.100R.org), has just agreed to partner with WildLeaks (http://www.wildleaks.org), a secure, online portal much like its own Whistleblower Alley, which welcomes tips from...

2014-02-18 12:26:38

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of reporters from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been awarded USC Annenberg's 2014 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for their series "Deadly Delays." The team documented how delays at hospitals across the country undermine newborn screening programs, putting babies at risk of disability and death. The $35,000 annual award, which has been presented for the past 25 years by the School of Journalism at USC...

2014-01-10 08:22:15

Twitter post: The Scripps Washington bureau has hired two veterans to lead its investigative journalism and digital media teams @EWScrippsCo WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has made two significant hires at its Washington bureau. Phil Pruitt is the new director of digital content and Marcia Myers joins the team as the senior investigations editor. Pruitt will lead digital news and information operations for the bureau, including...


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