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    Bill O'Reilly is out at Fox News

    "O'Reilly Factor" host Bill O'Reilly has been ousted from Fox News amid a growing furor over sexual harassment allegations and multiple confidential settlements with former employees at the network.

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    How to get laid off from your journalism job

    Editor's note: The author was laid off from his job as music editor of The Miami New Times in December 2016 after three years at the paper.

    When it happens, don’t scream or curse. Don’t toss your chair through a window or shotput your iced coffee across the room or enact any of the other outrageous scenarios you rehearsed in your mind on the off-chance this day ever came.

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    Ron Fournier doesn't miss covering the White House

    Yes, you can go home.

    If you labor in the self-regarding echo chamber of Washington, D.C., leaving can be difficult. The issues in the capital are important, the spotlight intense and enervating, the proximity to power is alluring to many and the professional benefits can be ample.

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    The majority of U.S. news is still produced by men, new report finds

    The majority of news coverage in the United States is still written or produced by men, according to a report released today by the Women's Media Center.

    At 20 of the nation's top media outlets, men produce about 62.3 percent of news coverage, according to the report, which examined 24,117 pieces of content from newspapers, wire services, television and internet media.

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    Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride is retiring

    Mike Pride, the chairman of the Pulitzer Prizes, will retire in the summer after three years running the top journalism awards in the United States.

    Pride, who is 70, is returning to retirement after a career as a journalist and editor, most recently of the Concord Monitor, according to a press release from Columbia University, which administers the Pulitzer Prizes.

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    After 7 years, a veteran of Chicago journalism is getting back in the game

    As a journalism professor, Louise Kiernan often talks with her students about jobs. On Thursday, she talked with her investigative journalism class about her own new job in investigative journalism.

    Kiernan, an associate professor and head of the social justice and investigative program at Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, was named the first editor in chief of ProPublica Illinois earlier this week.

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    John Podesta will write columns for The Washington Post

    John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, will be a contributing columnist at The Washington Post, the newspaper announced today.

    "No one knows more about how Washington works, how the White House operates, and how policy ideas are translated into reality than John Podesta," said Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt. "His long experience in Congress, inside two Democratic White Houses and on the front lines of numerous presidential campaigns, will offer readers vital insight into Washington and politics at the start of a new era."

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    ProPublica names Louise Kiernan first editor in chief of ProPublica Illinois

    ProPublica Illinois announced Louise Kiernan as its first editor in chief on Tuesday.

    Kiernan, who worked at the Chicago Tribune for 18 years, comes to ProPublica's first regional project from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. There, she was an associate professor. At the Tribune, Kiernan was the lead reporter on a project that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. That year, Kiernan was also a finalist in that category for another project.

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