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2014-08-20 08:26:06

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poynter Institute and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University will launch an innovative online certificate program for adjunct faculty and others who teach journalism and mass communications classes at universities and colleges around the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110323/MM70721LOGO The training builds on ASU's subject matter expertise and...

2014-08-12 12:25:32

Opening Sept. 26, "The Boomer List" Features Images by Award-Winning Photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sept. 26, 2014, the Newseum will open its newest exhibit, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," featuring 19 large-format portraits of influential baby boomers -- one born each year of the baby boom, from 1946 to 1964. Award-winning photographer and filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders ("The Black...

2014-08-11 12:25:47

Scholars Receive $5,000 Each to Pursue Careers in Journalism LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation (JMMF) wishes to congratulate the 2014 class of Murray Scholars, who each participated in a nationwide essay competition resulting in the naming of the following recipients: Joseph Pinter, St. Bonaventure University; Jesse Flickinger, University of Montana; Alex Shultz, University of Southern California; Michael Shaw, University of Missouri;...

2014-08-04 23:05:06

Harris Allied offers five tips for landing your first ‘real’ job. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Recent college graduates entering the job market after spending the summer backpacking through Europe or taking some downtime face a tight labor market according to a recent report by the Economic Policy Institute. Experts at Harris Allied, a New York City-based executive search firm, have some words of wisdom for landing that first “real” job. “The truth is that it is just...

2014-08-04 12:25:45

This Conference Offers Freelance Journalists Creative Cutting Edge Opportunities to Succeed in the New Marketplace. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faced with sweeping changes in their industry, three leading journalism organizations are holding a conference here Oct. 10-11, to help freelance writers re-envision their careers. New Avenues in Journalism will bring together media innovators to coach freelancers about custom content, new publishing models, crowd,...

2014-07-30 08:30:39

Journalism and the Web@25 panel reflects the past, evaluates the present and examines the future NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, held "Journalism and the Web@25: Lessons in Disruption, Evolution and Endurance" hosted at the Ford Foundation on July 29. The "Web@25" panel, sponsored by Widener University, PR Newswire and Widmeyer Communications, consisted of journalists and media executives including:...

2014-07-28 16:23:31

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poynter Institute media ethicist Kelly McBride and medical ethicist Art Caplan this week launched the twice-weekly podcast Everyday Ethics, where they will explore the moral dimensions of the serious and not-so-serious issues that pervade our daily lives. They've already discussed whether children should be allowed to play football, whether school dress codes are fair and if Chris Christie is a bully. Their most recent...

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...

2014-07-08 20:21:34

Award will be presented at Santa Anita Park on October 25th during the JMMF's "Day at the Races/Monte Carlo Night" event PASADENA, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 25th, Hall of Fame sports columnist Rick Reilly will officially have his name affixed to one of his idols when his name is inscribed upon the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation's "Great Ones" Trophy, a bronze bust of Pulitzer Prize winner, Jim Murray. Reilly, who announced his retirement from sports writing...

2014-07-08 12:27:14

TORONTO, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Lisa LaFlamme, Chief Anchor and Senior Editor CTV News and Masai Ujiri, President and General Manager, Toronto Raptors Basketball, will co-chair the annual Journalists for Human Rights Night for Rights Gala on September 25, 2014. The event will bring together 300 of Canada's top journalists, media executives, business, and political leaders at the Arcadian Court in Toronto to recognize journalists from Liberia, Tanzania, the Middle East and Northern...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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