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Helen Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award “Retired” After Controversy

by Matthew L. Schafer On Friday of last week, the Society of Professional Journalists announced that it will be “retiring” its lifetime achievement award established in honor of longtime UPI writer Helen Thomas.  The decision came after a SPJ executive … Continue reading

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SPJ President Makes WikiLeaks Error, Fails to Indicate Correction

Update: SPJ, in reaction to a recent article by the Columbia Journalism Review, recently corrected the error and posted the correction.  SPJ’s correction reads: “Correction and update [1/7/2011]: The original post noted that there had been “… 250,000 diplomatic cables … Continue reading

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Top Ten: A Year in Media as Told by LWR

by Matthew L. Schafer Major developments made the last six months of 2010 an exciting time to follow the ever-changing media landscape. From the passage of net neutrality to the Wikileaks’ saga to a call for defunding public media, 2010 … Continue reading

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