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AP calls Terrorist Group 'the Islamic State group' not ISIS, ISIL or 'Islamic State'
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AP calls Terrorist Group 'the Islamic State group' not ISIS, ISIL or 'Islamic State'
By: Sydney Smith
September 19, 2014 01:31 PM EST
Why does the Associated Press now call the terrorist group, originally known as ISIS, the Islamic State Group? Does the name matter? If you have been on a remote Island this summer, you may be unaware that the terrorist...
Australian Radio Host Attacks Listener By Airing His Cell phone number and calling him names
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Australian Radio Host Attacks Listener By Airing His Cell phone number and calling him names
By: Sydney Smith
September 19, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Australian radio station 2SM aired a man's personal phone number during a radio broadcast last year and broke privacy guidelines, Australian broadcast regulator ACMA ruled recently. During a Nov. 25, 2013 program,...
Math Fail: CNN says '110%' Weigh in on Scottish Independence Vote?
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Math Fail: CNN says '110%' Weigh in on Scottish Independence Vote?
By: Sydney Smith
September 18, 2014 06:42 PM EST
CNN apparently had a graphics and math fail in a report today on the Scottish independence vote. According to an image circulating Twitter, in a live broadcast hosted by CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin, CNN reported ScotCen,...
Separated Wife of Child Sex Crime Perp IDed, Caused 'Extreme embarrassment and distress,' UK Telegraph apologizes
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Separated Wife of Child Sex Crime Perp IDed, Caused 'Extreme embarrassment and distress,' UK Telegraph apologizes
By: Sydney Smith
September 18, 2014 05:00 AM EST
It was wrong for the UK Telegraph to name the wife of a man convicted of child sexual crimes, the UK Press Complaints Commission ruled. Given that the woman wasn't related to the crime, it wasn't right to...
Mother dies after 'palliative care,' not 'prayer and hymn singing'; Australia's Channel 7 Unpublishes
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Mother dies after 'palliative care,' not 'prayer and hymn singing'; Australia's Channel 7 Unpublishes
By: Sydney Smith
September 17, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The Australian Communications and Media Authority ruled Australia's Channel 7 violated broadcasting standards in reporting on the religious group, the Bruderhof Community. The Burderhof identifies itself as a...
Google 'Right to be forgotten' gone wrong? Artist asks Google to 'forget' old artwork he no longer likes?
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Google 'Right to be forgotten' gone wrong? Artist asks Google to 'forget' old artwork he no longer likes?
By: Sydney Smith
September 16, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Now unpublishing or removing links from Google search is no longer just about hiding your prior arrest from potential employers. Even artists who hate their old artworks have a means to make them, for all practical purposes,...
'Slave ship packed tight' like airplane seats? Penn. newspaper apologizes for 'nationally syndicated' cartoon
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'Slave ship packed tight' like airplane seats? Penn. newspaper apologizes for 'nationally syndicated' cartoon
By: Sydney Smith
September 15, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Pennsylvania news site The Lancaster Online aplogized to readers after publishing a "deeply hurtful, offensive editorial cartoon" comparing slave ships with airplanes. The Lancaster Online admitted the cartton...
Newcastle United: 'inaccurate,' 'disgraceful journalism' led to ban of UK Telegraph reporters
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Newcastle United: 'inaccurate,' 'disgraceful journalism' led to ban of UK Telegraph reporters
By: Sydney Smith
September 14, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Soccer team Newcastle United accused the Daily Telegraph of 'inaccurate" and "disgraceful journalism" and said it won't let the Telegraph have acess to the team. According to Newcastle United, the...
Royal Prank Call Inquest: Australian radio host apologizes to nurse
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Royal Prank Call Inquest: Australian radio host apologizes to nurse
By: Sydney Smith
September 13, 2014 04:29 PM EST
The Westminster Coroners' Court opened an inquest to investigate the death of Jacintha Saldanha, a nurse at King Edward VII hospital who was found dead in 2012 after answering a prank phone call to the hospital. The...
Bloomberg News still won't break news about itself or about owner Michael Bloomberg
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Bloomberg News still won't break news about itself or about owner Michael Bloomberg
By: Sydney Smith
September 13, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Bloomberg News is still not reporting on anything to do with Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg News unless another media outlets breaks the story first, the New York Times reported this week. Bloomberg stated in a report...
Why Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Won't Unpublish Couple's story of arrest
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Why Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Won't Unpublish Couple's story of arrest
By: Sydney Smith
September 12, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation won't unpublish articles, CBC ombudsman Esther Enkin reminded readers in a Sept. 3 column. A husband and wife were "charged with forgery and using a forged document" and...
Seattle TV news IDs WRONG cab driver for sex assault
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Seattle TV news IDs WRONG cab driver for sex assault
By: Sydney Smith
September 11, 2014 03:25 PM EST
KIRO's Aug. 8 story aired the photo of the WRONG man when reporting on sexual assault accusations against a Seattle taxi driver. Instead of showing Hassan Allaleh, a Seattle cab driver accused of groping a passenger...
NBC News Paid for Exclusive Access to Oscar Pistorius House
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NBC News Paid for Exclusive Access to Oscar Pistorius House
By: Sydney Smith
September 11, 2014 12:01 PM EST
NBC News paid "a nominal location fee" to have access to Oscar Pistorius's former home, according to Media Bistro's TV Newser. Pistorius is on trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius says...
Saintly? National Review forgives, hires editor who plagiarized 41 articles at BuzzFeed
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Saintly? National Review forgives, hires editor who plagiarized 41 articles at BuzzFeed
By: Sydney Smith
September 11, 2014 05:00 AM EST
National Review must have calculated its new hire, who it described as a "talented journalist, with obviously a lot to contribute," was low risk. After all, he only plagiarized 41 of his 500 articles BuzzFeed...
Will Guardian stop using term 'illegal immigrant'?
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Will Guardian stop using term 'illegal immigrant'?
By: Sydney Smith
September 10, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Will the Guardian stop using the term "illegal immigrant?" The Guardian hasn't decided what to use instead of the term. "I think it would be the right thing to do," readers editor Chris Elliott...
Empathy? Respect? Fox & Friends Joke about Ray Rice's violence, Don't Apologize
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Empathy? Respect? Fox & Friends Joke about Ray Rice's violence, Don't Apologize
By: Sydney Smith
September 09, 2014 12:07 PM EST
Fox News' Fox & Friends joked about Ray Rice's abusing his then-girlfriend and now wife Janay Palmer yesterday. Then, when the hosts brought up their remarks again today, they didn't apologize and instead...
New Ethics Code for U.S. Society of Professional Journalists
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New Ethics Code for U.S. Society of Professional Journalists
By: Sydney Smith
September 09, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The U.S. Society of Professional Journalists has a new ethics code. The revised code was approved Sept. 6 at the Excellence in Journalism conference in Nashville this past weekend. The SPJ says on its website that it...
California newspaper hoaxed by fake letter
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California newspaper hoaxed by fake letter
By: Sydney Smith
September 08, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The Malibu Times published a hoax letter to the editor, a retraction on its website admits. The letter, "Some Praise" by "The Regan Family" was published in the Aug. 14 paper.  The letter...
New Regulatory body for UK media IPSO launches
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New Regulatory body for UK media IPSO launches
By: Sydney Smith
September 08, 2014 12:00 AM EST
The UK regulator the Press Complaints Commission will be replaced effective today with the new independent Press Standards Organisation, aka IPSO. The announcement was made in a press release from IPSO sent to...
ISIS Beheadings Staged? Al Jazeera Unpublishes, Retracts 'Inaccurate' Story
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ISIS Beheadings Staged? Al Jazeera Unpublishes, Retracts 'Inaccurate' Story
By: Sydney Smith
September 07, 2014 06:48 PM EST
Al Jazeera unpublished an article claiming U.S. journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff's beheadings were staged. The terrorist group ISIS released videos showing the two journalists' beheading in the past...
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