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Bloomberg News Apologizes For Tracking Subscribers

Bloomberg News' Editor in Chief Matthew Winkler has apologized for the use by reporters of proprietary data about subscribers to the company's business terminals. The practice was entrenched in a newsroom that was carved out of the lucrative terminals leasing division.
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The Department Of Justice, National Security And Freedom Of The Press

Attorney General Eric Holder defends the seizure of journalists' phone records to safeguard national security. Government power, freedom of the press and national security.

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News Literacy For Teens

Teens today navigate a flood of viral emails, Facebook posts and Internet rumors, but many don't yet have the skills to sort fact from fiction. The News Literacy Project aims to teach middle and high school students to become more critical consumers of news and information.

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In Newsrooms, Some Immigration Terms Are Going Out Of Style

In April, the Associated Press decided the word "illegal" should only be used to describe actions, not people. It's one of several major news outlets that have been reconsidering how to refer to people who are in this country illegally.
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Consumers Facing Subscription Service Overload Will Only Get More Choices

Consumers already have an abundance of choice when it comes to entertainment and news subscriptions. But analysts say it's still early days for all the digital subscription offerings we'll have to pay for.
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Shibley Telhami: "The World Through Arab Eyes"

The Arab uprisings in the Middle East have profoundly altered politics in the region. Using a decade’s worth of original polling data, a political scientist explains the driving forces behind the Arab Spring and the future of Arab politics.

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Are We Laughing With Charles Ramsey?

Our reaction to overnight Web celebrities like Charles Ramsey, Antoine Dodson, Sweet Brown and Ted Williams deserves a longer look.
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The Intersection Of Political Influence And Journalism

The politically conservative Koch brothers are looking to buy eight newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times. New questions about the intersection of political influence and journalism.

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