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NYT Hosts ‘Big J’ Journalism Chinstrokabomb

As the hardworking staff noted last week, the New York Times scheduled a hoedown yesterday on the press coverage of the NSA’s crowbarring itself into the everyday life of America. Full-page ad from last Sunday’s Times.     And yesterday, the Times … Continue reading

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NYT to Host Chinstrokerati Summit on Big-J Journalism

From our Save the Date desk The Gray Lady is hosting a hoedown this Friday on the press coverage of the NSA’s crowbarring itself into the everyday life of America. Full-page ad in Sunday’s New York Times.     Call … Continue reading

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Major Credit Cards Run Ads Covering Their Assets

Here in the United States of Hackmerica (everyone wave to the NSA and give your pin numbers to Target!), at least some companies are guaranteeing the security of their customers. Sort of. Exhibits A and B: These full-page ads in … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Different Strokes Edition)

This week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight finds our local hall monitors addressing very different topics. Boston Herald Press Party rundown. WGBH’s Beat the Press had a different agenda: the Whitey Bulger trial coverage, a WCVB/Nstar partnership, modernizing PBS’s NewsHour, and … Continue reading

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C-Spin: NYT’s Jill Abramson Dodges NSA Bullet

Sunday’s C-Span Q&A featured an interview with recently minted New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson. During said interview, Abramson and Q&A host Brian Lamb talked about the controversial 2005 Times investigation into warrantless wiretapping by the National Security Agency. What they … Continue reading

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