Who is a journalist? That’s not a question limited to college classes, like the one Steve teaches on media ethics at George Washington University.
They say that “once a journalist, always a journalist." OK, maybe “they” don’t say that, unless “they” is technically “me.” Nevertheless, the fact is that I began my career as a journalist, learning how to tell compelling stories that would make readers want to learn more about the facts I w…
China employs an army of censors. As many as 50,000 well-trained monitors police the Internet, and 12 government departments are empowered to search and seize information and shut down users and sites. They work fast: A recent study conducted by two American computer scientists found that 30…
Sooner or later, any journalist who has ever wielded a pen and notepad gets an assignment that involves close interaction with an animal that can be cute, scary, cuddly, smelly and occasionally dangerous.
World Press Freedom Day 2012 fell in one of the worst weeks this year for journalists.
A federal judge in Oregon has ruled that a Montana woman sued for defamation was not a journalist when she posted online that an Oregon lawyer acted criminally during a bankruptcy case, a decision with implications for bloggers around the country.