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Charleston’s Hometown Newspaper Is Putting Awful Cable News to Shame – Mother Jones

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Shrinking newsrooms, digital “churnalism,” and armies of pundits carving up increasingly divided audiences—that’s the media we’re told we must accept to live in America today. But have hope, news consumer! There’s another, less remarked-upon media phenomena going on: the return of the heroic local newsroom dominating breaking national coverage. From Boston to Ferguson, Baltimore to Charleston, one thing has become crystal clear: to get real reporting—and to get it fast—you’ve…

Death to ‘Data Journalism’ – New York Times

Saturday, June 20, 2015

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Hulk Hogan paying ‘journalism expert’ $350 per hour – Capital New York

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Hulk Hogan knows a thing or two about calling in a ringer. Thirty years ago, at the very first WrestleMania in Madison Square Garden, Hogan called on his friend (and major TV star) Mr. T to help him defeat “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff in the main event. Now, he is calling on University of Florida journalism professor Mike Foley to try and help him tag-team Gawker into submission….

Myanmar’s Government Accuses Newspaper of Contempt of Court – ABC News

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Myanmar’s Information Ministry has filed a contempt of court complaint against the publisher and 16 editorial employees of a newspaper it is already suing for defamation, an action critics charge is an attempt at intimidation ahead of elections set for later this year. The editor-in-chief of the Daily Eleven newspaper, Wai Phyo, said Friday the ministry accused the newspaper of reporting unfairly on the defamation case. He and three other…

Bienvenidos! Two newspapers come to Colorado Springs to target Latino market – Colorado Springs Gazette

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Until recently, it had none. By the end of the summer, it will have two. La Voz Del Pueblo – The Village Voice or The Voice of the People – started circulating in Colorado Springs earlier this year. Susan Welk de Valdez and her husband, Martin Valdez Gonzalez, started the monthly, all-Spanish newspaper in Montrose in 2009, and now provide about 8,000 copies for free in 11 Colorado towns. About…

Fantastic Man Magazine and Its Influence on Men’s Fashion – New York Times

Saturday, June 20, 2015

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Melissa Rivers Feels At "Home" Hosting Fashion Police After Joan’s Death: "It … – Us Magazine

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Helping Joan’s legacy live on. Following a rocky few Fashion Police episodes after Joan Rivers‘ untimely September 2014 death, the comic’s daughter, Melissa Rivers, is ready to revamp the series to pay proper tribute to her mom. “It’s exciting! It’s good to feel like I’m home, [and preserving my mother’s] legacy,” Rivers, 47, said in a June 19 interview on CBS’ The Talk, two days after E! made her co-hosting…

A Train Links Fashion Capitals, but Divides Passengers – New York Times

Saturday, June 20, 2015

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Father’s Day fashion gift ideas: A Dad Bod speaks up – Fortune

Saturday, June 20, 2015

By Fortune Dad Time to grin and bear it, again fellas. Unless your loved ones are wise enough to take you at your word when you bluster “Oh I don’t need a present, just wait for my birthday,” it’s likely you’re going to be on the receiving end of some jarringly fashionable gifts this weekend, as detailed below in this frightening piece on Editd. Some of these may take you…

Apple Launches 27" iMac 3TB Hard Drive Replacement Program – Mac Rumors

Friday, June 19, 2015

Apple has determined that a small number of 3TB hard drives used in late 2012 27-inch iMacs sold between December 2012 and September 2013 may fail under certain conditions. The company has initiated a replacement program to replace affected hard drives free of charge through Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider (AASP). Apple is contacting affected iMac owners that provided a valid email address during product registration to inform…

In Charleston, Raw Emotion at Hearing for Suspect in Church Shooting – New York Times

Friday, June 19, 2015

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Veteran Cincinnati police officer shot and killed in shootout with erratic suspect … – New York Daily News

Friday, June 19, 2015

With permission from Enquirer Sonny Kim is shown in a Enquirer file photo from 1997. He reportedly spent nearly 30 years with the department. Facebook Kim had three sons and was a martial arts enthusiast. Enlarge A 48-year-old Cincinnati police officer was shot and killed in a hail of bullets by an armed man who posted a goodbye message to friends online just minutes before the shootout on a…

Pope Francis urges all people to take better care of the planet – Washington Post

Friday, June 19, 2015

Pope Francis, the leader of the Catholic Church, released a teaching document on the environment Thursday, saying there’s an urgent need for global leaders and individuals to dedicate themselves to stopping climate change and ending policies and personal habits that destroy creation. The document is called an encyclical (pronounced en-SIC-li-cal). It was written in Italian, but its title translates to “Praise Be” in English. A lot of people are talking…

Jeb Bush officially enters campaign for president – Washington Post

Friday, June 19, 2015

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Toshiba’s new laptops put Cortana on your keyboard – The Verge

Friday, June 19, 2015

Cortana is going to be a big feature of Windows 10 when it launches next month. Toshiba is betting that it will be so important that its updated line of Satellite laptops include dedicated function key just for launching Cortana. The button, which is pretty much just a search key that ties directly into Cortana’s voice recognition, is located above the number row of Toshiba’s new C Series, L Series,…

This is HP’s first laptop with USB-C – The Verge

Friday, June 19, 2015

The tiny, reversible new USB standard is quickly spreading through the tech industry, and HP is the latest company to put it in a product. It’s unveiling a new version of the Pavilion x2 today that can be charged over USB Type-C. HP isn’t trying to lean on USB-C’s versatility the same way that Apple is with the MacBook, though — the Pavilion x2 is an entry-level hybrid laptop with plenty…

Death to ‘Data Journalism’ – New York Times

Friday, June 19, 2015

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Hulk Hogan paying ‘journalism expert’ $350 per hour – Capital New York

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hulk Hogan knows a thing or two about calling in a ringer. Thirty years ago, at the very first WrestleMania in Madison Square Garden, Hogan called on his friend (and major TV star) Mr. T to help him defeat “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff in the main event. Now, he is calling on University of Florida journalism professor Mike Foley to try and help him tag-team Gawker into submission….

Comcast ordered to unmask anonymous online newspaper commenter – Ars Technica (blog)

Friday, June 19, 2015

The person who commented online on a local newspaper’s site that a political candidate was a child sexual predator cannot remain anonymous, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The attorney for the anonymous commenter on a Freeport (Ill.) Journal Standard article said he was mulling an appeal to the US Supreme Court. But it would be a tough sell. Most of the nation’s state courts have ruled that when it comes…