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Tribute to Indy Icon John Weissnew

For the first time in its 22-year history, a day will begin without John Weiss as publisher of the Colorado Springs Independent.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Ralph Routon  |  09-22-2015  |  Media

Journalism Groups Challenge Government Press Restrictionsnew

The 49th anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act arrived this summer with dozens of newspaper groups challenging policies and orders keeping government affairs out of the sunshine and shielded from public review.
Wisconsin Gazette  |  Lisa Neff  |  09-02-2015  |  Media

The irreverent 'Orbit' magazine returns (kind of)new

Twenty-five years ago this month Detroit’s only arts, culture, entertainment, and humor magazine was created; 16 years ago Orbit was put to death by its creator. Unlike Victor Frankenstein, Jerry Vile survived his creation and went on to father new freaky monstrosities to roam the countryside...
Metro Times  |  Staff  |  08-14-2015  |  Media

David Carr: Matchlessnew

From alternative newspaper prince to New York Times king, David Carr's legacy is long and hard.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  John Saltas  |  02-17-2015  |  Media

The Cult of Carr: 'We are Legion'new

Remembering David Carr's search for truth, and his dance moves.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Julia Goldberg  |  02-13-2015  |  Media

How Washington City Paper Remembers David Carrnew

From 1995 to 2000, David Carr ran Washington City Paper, inspiring a generation of journalists in D.C. and elsewhere. He left the District, and the paper, for New York 15 years ago, but even today, still helps drive City Paper's style and spirit. Here's how some former City Paper staffers and contributors will remember Carr.
Washington City Paper  |  Mike Madden  |  02-13-2015  |  Media

A Tribute to New York Times Media Critic David Carrnew

The world of journalism has lost one of its greats, a true original at the height of his powers, a man who bridged the worlds of old-school, pavement pounding reporting and the digital age as no one else on the planet has done.
Seven Days  |  Rick Kisonak  |  02-13-2015  |  Media

RIP, David Carrnew

David Carr, who edited Washington City Paper from 1995 to 2000, died suddenly Thursday night after he collapsed in the newsroom of the New York Times, where he'd been the media critic since 2002. He was 58.
Washington City Paper  |  Mike Madden  |  02-13-2015  |  Media


Today’s Charlie Hebdo attack resonates across the world’s newsrooms, including ours.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Enrique Limón  |  01-07-2015  |  Media

The Earth is Shifting Under Womennew

Journalist Sally Armstrong has long told the stories of women facing human-rights crises.
VUE Weekly  |  Rebecca Medel  |  11-06-2014  |  Media

Jad Abumrad Reveals the Inner Workings of Radiolabnew

Jad Abumrad reveals the inner workings of Radiolab—and his own creative dark side.
INDY Week  |  Brian Howe  |  10-29-2014  |  Media

Metro Pulse Deserved Betternew

Print isn't dead, but there are some brain-dead media organizations.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Bruce VanWyngarden  |  10-24-2014  |  Media

Project Censored

Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez  |  10-02-2014  |  Media

Return of the Messengernew

How Jeremy Renner's new film Kill The Messenger will vindicate Sacramento investigative journalist Gary Webb.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Melinda Welsh  |  09-25-2014  |  Media

Mississippi Public Broadcasting Blocks Abortion Filmnew

Mississippi Public Broadcasting Executive Director Ronnie Agnew decided to replace PBS' "POV" documentary series "After Tiller" with other programming due to its controversial nature.
Jackson Free Press  |  Anna Wolfe  |  09-11-2014  |  Media

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