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AP editor: 'It’s not every day that we help get hundreds of slaves freed.'

In this May 16, 2015, photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing, left, is embraced by his mother Khin Than, second left, as his sister Mawli Than, right, is overcome with emotion after they were reunited after 22 years in their village in Mon State, Myanmar. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following … Read More
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15 political clichés journalists should avoid

Politico's Mike Allen, founder of the influential Beltway tipsheet "Playbook," once wrote that those who write in clichés are probably thinking in clichés, too. As news organizations prepare to cover the 2016 election, here are some hackneyed words and phrases they should consider leaving off the campaign bus: New York Times standards editor Philip Corbett weighed in … Read More
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The attorney general has released updated guidelines for investigating journalists

Reuters | Associated Press | Department of Justice Changes in the Department of Justice's guidelines for investigating journalists include approval in each case by the attorney general, Julia Edwards reported for Reuters. The changes were announced Wednesday. The new guidelines dictate that the attorney general, not simply a member of the Justice Department staff, must … Read More
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Hollywood to journalism: Delete, delete, delete

Good morning. My name is Kristen Hare and I'll be driving this thing for awhile. Here are 10 media stories. Hollywood is concerned about the ethics and morals of journalism Sony's lawyer sent a letter to news organizations demanding that the documents stolen from the company in the recent hack be "avoided, and destroyed." (The New York Times) … Read More