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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...

2014-06-23 20:21:02

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club on Tuesday strongly protested the sentencing of three Al Jazeera reporters by an Egyptian court and renewed its urging for their prompt release. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO "The judicial treatment that these three journalists have received is horrendous and their sentencing is completely draconian and not at all in line with what one should expect of the commitment to press freedom...

2014-06-17 12:25:14

Award Presentation June 23 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gwen Ifill will receive the 2013 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism on June 23 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center. The longtime print and television journalist is co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour and moderator of "Washington Week." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/118901 The award will be presented at 11:30 a.m., during the 2014 Al Neuharth...

2014-06-16 18:04:37

SAGE Publications Citizen reporters are increasingly getting stories out of remote areas of Syria, which are difficult for traditional media to reach during the conflict, according to data collated for Index on Censorship magazine. It showed more reports were coming from citizen journalists than traditional media, in all areas of the country, with the exception of Homs. Index on Censorship magazine worked with Syria Tracker, the independent news tracker, which has scanned 160,000...

2014-06-05 16:32:26

Nationally Renowned Writer, Teacher and Thought Leader To Lead Poynter's Educational Efforts With Curriculum Enhancement and E-Learning Focused on Digital Innovation ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poynter Institute today named Kelly McBride, Nationally Renowned Writer, Teacher and Thought Leader, as its new Vice President of Academic Programs. In this newly-created position, McBride will lead Poynter's teaching team and oversee all its educational...

2014-06-04 12:24:58

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of a court decision that could spell trouble for a New York Times reporter who is trying to protect the identity of a confidential source, the National Press Club urged Congress to quickly pass legislation that would enable journalists to protect their sources. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO The Supreme Court announced this week that it would not take up James Risen's appeal of a United States...

2014-05-23 12:23:57

TORONTO, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Chantelle Bellrichard has been awarded The Canadian Journalism Foundation's inaugural CJF Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship. Bellrichard, an associate producer at CBC Vancouver and a web developer at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, will use this opportunity to explore the newly implemented First Nations health governance model in British Columbia. Bellrichard's mixed heritage includes Métis ancestry. "Chantelle impressed us with her proposal...

2014-05-20 08:27:57

Focus on Digital Innovation, International Expansion, Custom Teaching and Thought Leadership to Transform Journalism For The Future ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At one of the most critical times in journalism's history, The Poynter Institute's president, Tim Franklin, has launched a new mission for the Institute, outlining Poynter's key role in media transformation. It includes the development of Bridge Lab, a digital hub for linking innovative strategies and...

2014-05-14 23:09:54

Benjamin Joffe-Walt, founder of Change.org’s award-winning communications team and former war reporter for the Economist, BBC, and Telegraph, steps into new chief of staff role at Change.org. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Change.org, the world’s largest social change platform, announced that Vice President of Communications Benjamin Joffe-Walt has been promoted to chief of staff of the 70 million-user company. The world’s largest petition platform, Change.org has staff in...

2014-05-12 12:28:21

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 7, the 110th anniversary of the Press Restoration, Language and Book Day in Lithuania, International Media Solutions LLC (IMS) congratulated the Lithuanian people, specifically their journalists, on the resumption of a free press. Quoting the Austrian-born journalist and diplomat Henry Anatole Grunwald, "Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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