AP, other news orgs stop referring to WikiLeaks as a 'whistleblower'

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The AP now refers to WikiLeaks as a website that specializes in displaying leaked information. Spokesman Paul Colford tells Michael Calderone that AP made the change because "we think we have a better, clearer description, and that's what we're using."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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