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Bad AP Malaysia Airlines Tweet Makes Newsrooms Panic
This is why news outlets need copy-editors
Journalists Under Fire in Gaza Blame Israeli Minister
The shots came one day after Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he wanted to close down Al Jazeera in Israel
Israeli Foreign Minister Seeks to Ban Al Jazeera
Israel's foreign minister believes Qatar, the country where Al Jazeera is based, is backing Hamas fighters
The Fight to Save a Suspended Salon.com Parody Twitter
Only like 500 people read @SalonDotCom, but they all went out and started parody accounts of their own.
Science Magazine Transgender Cover Draws Criticism
Jim Austin, the Careers editor at Science, suggested the fact that the women pictured were transgender “colors things” differently
Chinese Government Tightens Grip on Press Freedom Again
The latest press-choking regulation from China's government is a warning to local reporters against working with foreign news organizations
Five Reporters Sentenced to Hard Labor in Myanmar
The decision to punish journalists represents a huge step back in the country's effort to expand press freedom.
Village Voice Staff Demand Better Pay and Better Coffee
Village Voice employees staged a walk-out Monday in protest of a new union contract proposal from managers.
Jill Abramson Gives Speech on Resilience After Firing
As different narratives emerge about why she was fired, the former New York Times editor says “Show what you are made of.”
Jill Abramson: 'What's Next For Me. I Don't Know'
The ousted executive editor of The New York Times told new graduates at Wake Forest University that "I'm in exactly the same boat as you"
Reductress Ad Absurdum
Parodying women’s media is as easy as shooting fish (without bicycles) in a barrel
With the Winter Olympics on its doorstep, Abkhazia has been shut out in the cold
You Can’t Buy Press Like This
A Chinese billionaire comes to town to acquire The New York Times. Or CNN
'After All the People We Killed, We Felt Dizzy'
A massacre, a twice-kidnapped girl and Big Oil star in a messy drama rattling Ecuador
Does Money Grow On Trees?
De Blasio confronts Bloomberg's green legacy
Getting Away With Murder
Some of the biggest war criminals in Africa are dodging justice
Turkey and Mexico are moving in opposite directions
Italian Opera's Grand Finale
The opera houses that launched Verdi, Puccini and Rossini are going bust
Murder in the Air
Twenty-five years on, a Lockerbie widow recalls the day she lost a husband and her three small children lost a father
Enter The Muslim Sisterhood
With their men in prison, women are taking the lead in Egypt’s Islamist opposition movement
Michael Hayden Can’t Stop Talking
The ex-chief of the CIA and NSA is giving speeches and interviews, working the Sunday talk shows, and acting awfully un-spook-like
'A Graveyard for Homosexuals'
Spurred by zealous American missionaries, Ethiopia has declared war on gay men
A Hard Day-Glo’s Night
On the road with Cut Copy, the Beatles of electro-pop
Still Chasing Serpico
The NYPD’s most famous whistle-blower talks about stop-and-frisk, Edward Snowden, and the Dalai Lama
FIFA has taken heat for its decision to hold its main event in a small emirate with big money
Newtown Massacre: Inside. Out
"I was able to obtain thousands of emails that lay out Adam Lanza's lifelong struggle with mental illness, starting with his awkward childhood and fear of being touched."
One of the best weekends of college football is already marred by the fiasco of the BCS
Crooks at the Top
The impeccably upright Germans are reeling from a succession of financial scandals involving high-ups from the president to a Catholic bishop
Some Art’s Painful by Design
To protest the police state a Russian performance artist mutilates himself in a way that is shocking, but not as novel as it sounds
North Korea is the land that time – and Mumford & Sons – forgot