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Here are 81 journalism internships and fellowships for application season

For most journalism students, the biggest step toward finding employment isn't passing the final. It isn't acing midterms, turning in homework or even meeting deadlines at the college paper. The most critical period in journalism school is the three-month window stretching from September to November informally known as internship application season. Getting professional experience and making contacts through an internship … Read More
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Opinion: Journalism companies are dead. Long live journalists.

We’ve talked endlessly about the future of journalism. It’s time to talk about the future of journalists. The Orange County Register’s new owner thought the way to turn the paper around is through better reporting to lure new and former readers to a revived product. He has since stepped away from managing the paper. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) … Read More
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Report: One-third of readers disappointed or deceived by sponsored content

About a third of news consumers in both the United States and the United Kingdom feel tricked or let down by sponsored content or native advertising, according to a new report released this evening by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. The 2015 Digital News Report also reveals that half of news consumers surveyed grudgingly accept sponsored … Read More
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Reuters says it isn't gunning for the competition by offering free content

On Tuesday, Reuters announced it was going to begin giving away content to publishers on a scale never before seen in the news agency's more than 160-year history. It too early to tell what the policy will mean for the newswire's rivals, like The Associated Press, Agence France-Presse and Getty. But in an email question-and-answer session with Poynter, Reuters … Read More
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Career beat: Juliet Williams named administrative correspondent in Sacramento

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Juliet Williams is now an administrative correspondent for The Associated Press. She joined the AP's Sacramento bureau in 2005. (San Francisco Chronicle) James Oliphant is now a political correspondent at Reuters. Previously, he was deputy editor for National Journal magazine. (Email) Eric Markowitz is now a senior technology … Read More
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Career Beat: Kevin Krolicki named Washington bureau chief at Reuters

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Kevin Krolicki has been named Washington bureau chief at Reuters. Previously, he was Japan bureau chief there. (Poynter) Michael Oreskes is now senior vice president of news and editorial director at NPR. Previously, he was vice president and senior managing editor of The Associated Press. (Poynter) Amy … Read More
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Kevin Krolicki named Washington bureau chief at Reuters

Kevin Krolicki, formerly the Japan bureau chief at Reuters, will be Washington bureau chief for the international newswire, according to a staff memo from Americas regional editor Dayan Candappa. Krolicki, who returns from a three-year stint in Japan, replaces Marilyn Thompson, who left the company in January to become a deputy editor at Politico. According to the memo, Krolicki … Read More
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Google News: company press releases can now come before news stories in search results

Reuters reports that a little-noticed change in the Google News search process now allows company press releases to be included in its search results. Prior to the change, the company only allowed stories from approved media outlets to appear in the results. According to Reuters, the change means that when users search Google News for a topic that may … 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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Reuters loses Tribune but is not quitting yet

General view of a Reuters building at Canary Wharf in London, Tuesday, May 15, 2007. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) Reuters attempts to build a competitive wire service to the Associated Press suffered a major setback over the holidays when the Chicago Tribune and six sister papers ended a two-year relationship and switched back to the AP. That was a double … Read More
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Press critic Jack Shafer to join Politico

The Huffington Post Jack Shafer, formerly a media critic for Slate and Reuters, will join Politico, according to a staff memo from Politico editor Susan Glasser. At Politico, Shafer's duties will include writing a regular column and reporting out longer pieces, according to the memo. As we begin the quadrennial follies of a presidential election amid a wave … Read More
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