Category Archives: Journalism

Amazon’s Best-Selling Books of 2014

‘With the year drawing to a close, everyone from Google to Apple has been posting of their best selling titles for 2014. Yesterday Amazon published their list. ‘Since this is a single combined list for both print and digital, there’s … Continue reading

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How About a Fact-checking App for Articles?

Some computers like IBM’s Watson can store millions of facts and that’s a fact. If Watson could do that, it’s so believable that it could also check if articles are factual and do not contain false ‘facts’. Free Journalism Ethics … Continue reading

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Robot Writers Are on the Rise, but Do They Work?

‘If you’ve spent any time reading on the web the past week, odds are you’ve read something written by a robot—and you didn’t even realize it. ‘Robot writers are algorithms that collect and analyze data and then turn them into … Continue reading

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The Cruel Misinterpretation of Virginia Woolf’s Suicide Letter

Could anything be interpreted more maliciously? by Maria Popova ‘On April 27, a month after Woolf’s death, The Sunday Times ran the following self-righteous evisceration by a Mrs. Kathleen Hicks, wife of the Bishop of Lincoln: “Sir, — I read … Continue reading

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Senate Wants Law Shielding Corporate Journalists

Just another attempt to put damper on alternative media, bloggers, and citizen journalists ‘New York Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer said today the Senate has the votes to pass a bill that will protect corporate journalists from court issued demands to … Continue reading

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Is Google a Friend of Artists?

By Kurt Sutter ‘…As a guy with more than a few exes, I have to tell you, Marv, the most insidious ex is the one who hides the truth, steals your money, and lies to all your friends. That’s what … Continue reading

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Committing Writing Crimes

How a small slip of the pen could land us in jail with multiple charges A publisher offers you a gig job and asks you to probe and write about a new popular murder case. You discovered that you know … Continue reading

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