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September 10, 2012 Neighbors buttonholed staffers over missing coverage; backlash on pedophilia piece teaches power of words; Inquirer assigns last black city reporter to obits; target of death threats accepts press freedom award; black millennials more likely to give media an “F”; Interactive One entertainment site targets Latinos; Republicans losing court fights over voter ID; Detroit’s Ben Burns, diversity proponent, dies at 72.

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New NAHJ Board Kills No-Tweet Policy

Posted by | August 5, 2012 | Industry News

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August 4, 2012 Vote in tied secretary’s race extended two weeks; LeValdo to lead Native journalists for another term; Asian American journalists seek to head off deficit (8/4/12) hugo balta_acceptance.jpg Vote in Tied Secretary’s Race Extended Two Weeks LeValdo to Lead Native Journalists for Another Term Asian American Journalists Seek to Head Off Deficit LeValdo to Lead Native Journalists for Another Term Rhonda LeValdo , chosen by fellow board members two years ago as president of the Native American Journalists Association, will serve a third term in the job, NAJA board members voted on Saturday. Levaldo teaches video production, news production and news writing at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kan

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NAHJ Defends Ban on Social Media

Posted by | August 3, 2012 | Industry News

August 2, 2012 “We’re not required to be open to the public”; NPR gets $1.5 million for journalism initiative on race (8/2/12) “We’re Not Required to Be Open to the Public” NPR Gets $1.5 Million for Journalism Initiative on Race CEO Gary Knell visits NPR’s offices after his hiring in October. “I made diversity a key part of my pitch to the NPR board,” he said then

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Digital Media Must Reads for August 1st

Posted by | August 2, 2012 | Industry News

Here are today’s must-read digital news stories from around the web: So the new Digg has relaunched — now comes the hard part — Tech News and Analysis 3 reasons brands and publishers need to embrace digital video How Content Marketing Is the New Moneyball | Social Media Today Web Ads Target Based On What You Watched On TV | Digital – Advertising Age YouTube Gets An Investigative News Channel | TechCrunch The 2012 Geek Olympic Events (Comic) – Nitrozac and Snaggy – Voices – AllThingsD ‘New Yorker’ Hands Over Instagram Account to Guest Photographers Shin-Soo Choo, Cleveland Indians, MLB Baseball – CBSSports.com News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy Advice

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Were They Gay? Who’s Sure? Who Cares?

Posted by | July 27, 2012 | Industry News

July 25, 2012 Rumor, fact follow Sherman Hemsley, Sally Ride deaths; 1,000 hear Raspberry eulogized for traditional values; “This is Digital First, fool”; 22% take advantage of early voting in AAJA race; Guild worries about diversity after Detroit buyouts; Toronto Star apologizes for cartoon of black child; Detroit’s Diana Lewis retiring after 44 years; Victor Blackwell to be CNN Saturday morning co-host; Sarah Glover joins NBC in social media post (7/25/12 and 7/26/12). The-Jeffersons_1.jpg sally-ride-tam o’shaughnessy.jpg m_reynolds_rap.jpg deAdder-cartoon.jpg VICTOR-Blackwell.jpg diana-lewis-.jpg MaSovaida_Morgan.jpg Updated July 26, 2012 Rumor, Fact Follow Sherman Hemsley, Sally Ride Deaths 1,000 Hear Raspberry Eulogized for Traditional Values 1,000 Hear Raspberry Eulogized for Traditional Values More than 1,000 friends, colleagues and admirers came to Washington’s stately National Cathedral Thursday to honor William J. Raspberry , the retired Washington Post columnist who died at 76 of prostate cancer on July 17

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“Is Twitter a friend and helper to media companies, or a growing rival for both attention and ad dollars? Is it more focused on sending users away or on keeping them inside its walled garden?”  GigaOm’s Matt Ingram says :  “Those are the questions that anyone interested in Twitter’s future — either as a service or as a business — needs to think about.”  

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Tweet The LinkedIn blog has some tips for freelancers on making the most of the social network. The post encourages “solopreneurs” (LinkedIn’s term, not ours) to: “show your stuff”; “get others to vouch for you”; and to network. The post, which details each point, is at this link.

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The Associated Press uses social media both to gather and disseminating information, approaching each social network differently.  “Part of what we’re doing is sharing content in a curated way,” Eric Carvin, the AP’s social media editor, tells DigiDay. “It helps as news gathering; if we’re looking..

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The social news site Buzzfeed, which is best known for lol-type humor, has been rapidly moving into the news space with some big name hires like Politico’s Ben Smith — but even fans might be surprised to hear The New Yorker call it “great literature” and compare it to the works of Homer and…

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April 20, 2012 Facebook page filled with right-wing messages; live shot interrupted by shoving, shouting of “N” word; Native paper tired of TV newscast “perp walk” shots; James Mallory, senior M.E. at Atlanta paper, retiring at 56; business journalists respond to diversity challenge; Marc Watts, taking job with NFL Network, has a boss again; prosecutor investigating former editor turned professor (4/20/12) timthumb.png cartoon.jpg Sharon Chan.jpg linares.jpg watson.jpg watts.jpg sutton2.jpg mallory2.jpg richardson2.jpg bullderick_s.jpg bullderick_t.jpg teaser1.jpg Facebook Page Filled With Right-Wing Messages Live Shot Interrupted by Shoving, Shouting of “N” Word Native Paper Tired of TV Newscast “Perp Walk” Shots James Mallory, Senior M.E.

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