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An Israeli journo on reporting under occupation

Ha'aretz correspondent Amira Hass — the only Israeli journalist living in the Occupied Territories — speaks with Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! Some excerpts from the transcript: AMY GOODMAN: What about your decision to live in the Occupied Territories, the only Jewish Israeli reporter to do this over the last decade. Can you talk about just the […]

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RRJ article on blogging and journos

Your humble correspondent is a minor source in Samantha Israel's opus Blogging the spotlight, available now in the Spring 2005 issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism. Addendum: I've added my remarks I posted on her blog Here's where I fit into the picture: While some believe that blogs are humanizing, others say they're a […]

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Libs clobbered in latest Ipsos-Reid poll too — 27%

In a new poll released late Monday, the federal Liberals have about 27 per cent support compared to 30 for the Tories. The Globe and Mail and CTV.ca stories are now online. And it just gets worse from there (some preliminary details from an earlier CTV.ca story). The Quebec breakout — which has a higher margin of […]

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Web site seen as key to magazine's revival

Radar Magazine was switched off a few years ago after two issues. Now its publishers want to revive it, but they plan to prime the pump by starting the mag's Web site first. An excerpt from the NYT story: Maer Roshan, 35, the former Radar editor and a veteran of Details, Interview, Talk and New York magazine, […]

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Right-wing U.S. blogs blowing headgaskets over photo Pulitzer

At least one right-wing blogger is saying Iraqi stringers working for The Associated Press were complicit in the murder of an Iraqi poll worker — a photo that helped win a Pulitzer Prize. An excerpt: The Pulitzer Prize for felony murder goes to The Associated Press,” Scott W. Johnson wrote last Monday in a posting on […]

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Bush's iPod

Whaddaya think Dubya would be listening to? Read an excerpt from this NYT story to find out: Mr. Bush has had his Apple iPod since July, when he received it from his twin daughters as a birthday gift. He has some 250 songs on it, a paltry number compared to the 10,000 selections it can […]

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