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Blendle, the Dutch 'iTunes for news,' will launch in the U.S. early next year
Blendle, a Dutch "digital newsstand" that allows readers to pay by the article, is coming to the United States early in 2016, the company announced today. The two-year-old company has 500,000 users in the Netherlands and Germany, and its expansion into the U.S. has been expected. Alexander Klopping, Blendle's 28-year-old co-founder, describes the U.S. version of the …
NYT public editor sees lack of focus on Bernie Sanders
The New York Times The New York Times has not ignored the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, but it also "hasn’t always taken it very seriously," Public Editor Margaret Sullivan wrote this afternoon. Some of it is focused on the candidate’s age, appearance and style rather than what he has to say. Sullivan's assessment comes after …
Complications and ethics issues in data mining workshop Thursday
Big Data has become a catchphrase in journalism -- searchable databases, and data visualizations add context and credibility to news, but it can also add complications. Exploring the complications and ethics issues in data mining is the focus of the 10th annual Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. The Workshop – “Data Minefields?” -- …
Longtime Poynter faculty member Paul Pohlman has died
He has been teaching at the Institute since 1979.
Services set to honor former Poynter President, Inquirer editor Jim Naughton
Naughton died Aug. 11 at 73.
Registration for Leadership Academy
As a leader, you know, things don't always go according to plan. You came to this page planning to learn more and apply for Poynter's "Leadership Academy." We planned to have the information and registration available to you. Unfortunately, our technology defied our plan, and one of our servers needs to be replaced. Once it is, you’ll be able to …
Registration for Write Your Heart Out in Washington, D.C.
We want you to "Write Your Heart Out." Unfortunately, our registration system for that program has worked its heart out and needs a replacement. Once we get it a new one, you'll be able to register for the program in plenty of time before it's scheduled to begin in Washington, D.C. on October 1. For now, please …
Why we published Twitter handle of alleged rape victim
As Mallary Tenore and Kelly McBride started reporting a story about the alleged rape of a young Tampa woman, we knew that we would ourselves confront the dilemma about which we were writing: whether to name the person who revealed her attack on Twitter. The three of us discussed the options for naming her. We talked specifically about the …
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