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David Horsey: Obama's vacation ends without disasters predicted by pundits
Never mind that vacations improve our productivity and extend our lifespans. The media demanded the president get off the golf course and be serious!
The choices James Foley made
"Because it’s not worth your life. It’s not worth seeing your mother, father, brother, and sister bawling. You’re worrying about your grandmother dying because you’re in prison. It’s not worth these things." Foley said these words to an audience at Northwestern after he and two friends were kidnapped in Libya just before the fall of Qaddaffi.
Violence and the media: How to deal with the James Foley video?
Politico's Hadas Gold grapples with the recent release of the execution of James Foley and asks: How should journalists and media organizations respond to such news?
What a spouse's video tells us about NY Times reporter's coverage of Israel
A decade ago, the paper's public editor recommended that The Times put correspondents on the Palestinian side. It never happened. And its correspondent, its office and its bureau staff still live in the pro-Israel bubble.
County questions reported sale price of former Everett newspaper property
Officials say the deal was strangely structured and the price appears low.
Censorship by HuffPo in UK shows the amazing extent of Europe's anti-Israel stance
The Huffington Post boasts about publishing everything to stir discussion. But, alas, a criticism of Hamas is simply unthinkable.
David Boardman: It's time for newspapers to give up on the print daily
Why a weekly edition is more in line with reality, revenues and real reading habits.
Understanding humor: 'New Yorker' cartoonist dishes on book
Bob Mankoff, the magazine's cartoon editor, talks to Seattle-based writer Robin Lindley about the enduring power of cartooning.
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