John Ross and the responsibility of being a ‘rebel reporter’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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John Ross and the responsibility of being a ‘rebel reporter’

David Boddiger - December 18, 2015

Anyone who’s done a lot of journalism work in Latin America in the past 30 years has likely bumped into the late John Ross at some point.…

Welcome, Pope Francis, and please forgive us our goofs
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Welcome, Pope Francis, and please forgive us our goofs

Stephen Carter | Bloomberg View - September 22, 2015

"Francis began a busy day in Cuba by holding Mass this morning in Havana's Revolution Square," reported ABC News over the weekend. Wrong. He didn't. "Pope Francis…

National Geographic fans worry about partnership with climate change skeptic Rupert Murdoch
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Arts and Culture
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National Geographic fans worry about partnership with climate change skeptic Rupert Murdoch

Sarah Kaplan | The Washington Post - September 10, 2015

Last month, Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter to vent his frustration about an upcoming United Nations climate summit in New York. A week later, he blamed "extreme…

Two US journalists killed during live TV broadcast
Crime
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Crime
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Two US journalists killed during live TV broadcast

AFP - August 26, 2015

UPDATE 2: Wed., Aug. 26 at 1:13 p.m.: The man suspected of killing two journalists as they carried out a live interview in Virginia died Wednesday from a…

Comcast’s NBCUniversal invests $200 million in BuzzFeed
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Comcast’s NBCUniversal invests $200 million in BuzzFeed

Cecile Daurat | Bloomberg - August 18, 2015

Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal agreed to make a $200 million investment in the news website BuzzFeed in its efforts to capture the growth in digital advertising and reach…

News Milestone: The New York Times tops 1 million digital subscribers
Business
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Business
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News Milestone: The New York Times tops 1 million digital subscribers

AFP - August 6, 2015

NEW YORK – The New York Times said Thursday its digital paid subscriptions had topped one million for the first time, as it reported a jump in quarterly…

Costa Rica regulators order Facebook page removed over advertising it deems sexist and blasphemous
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Business
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Costa Rica regulators order Facebook page removed over advertising it deems sexist and blasphemous

Zach Dyer - August 4, 2015

A nun smokes what is presumably pot out of a bong, and two women give sultry stares over their shoulders as they embrace shirtless. They could be…

NBC dumps Donald Trump after incendiary remarks on Mexicans
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NBC dumps Donald Trump after incendiary remarks on Mexicans

Colby Itkowitz | The Washington Post - June 29, 2015

NBCUniversal announced Monday that it would no longer be working with Donald Trump, including on his reality show "The Apprentice." Following the lead of Spanish-language broadcaster Univision,…

The Guardian names Costa Rican journalist among ‘young climate campaigners to watch’ ahead of Paris 2015
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Climate Change
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The Guardian names Costa Rican journalist among ‘young climate campaigners to watch’ ahead of Paris 2015

David Boddiger - June 24, 2015

Costa Rica, a tiny, biodiverse Central American country that is striving to achieve carbon-neutrality in the near future, has produced its fair share of ecology-minded thinkers and actors.…

NBC permanently replaces disgraced star news anchor Brian Williams
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NBC permanently replaces disgraced star news anchor Brian Williams

AFP - June 18, 2015

NEW YORK – NBC on Thursday announced a permanent replacement for disgraced star news anchor Brian Williams and shifted him to sister cable network MSNBC over his embellishment…