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CNN Reporter Elise Labott Suspended After Biased Refugees Tweet

By linking her CNN article about the Syrian refugee crisis to a tweet where she clearly expresses her opinion on the controversy Labott destroyed her credibility as an objective reporter, and tarnished the reputation of CNN.

John G. Kays'Online Journalism' Emerges from Hurricane Katrina - The crisis of Hurricane Katrina brought radical changes to the ways that news was reported. When New Orleans` Times-Picayune lost its presses to the storm, they turned to their web affiliate, NOLA.com to publish the news on the internet.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)So you think you're a journalist? Is your story the next Hot Copy? - Any time you run into an expert who can"t tell you what he knows in plain, understandable language, he"s probably not as expert as he should be.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)There is Nothing Journalists Do That You Can't Do, So Do It - Joining a new party, putting money in a new candidate's pocket, complaining about rotten government, protesting "none of these things, however satisfying, will do you as much good as finding out what's really going on.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Internet Challenges Conventional Dumbed-Down Journalism - Why do we keep on dumbing down the news when the Internet is a university in cyberspace that makes smartening up as easy dumbing down, and a lot more interesting?
Andy WrightWhy Girls Gone Wild Will Never Have An Age Appropriate Audience - Why Girls Gone Wild will never have an age appropriate audience, or How I solved the economy issue with true journalism....
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Obama Press Conference on BP Shows Sordid Underside of Journalism - Whose interests does our trash-'em, bash-'em television journalism serve? The public?
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Our Media Culture is Worn Out and Destructive; We Need a New Model - Our media culture keeps us on edge, polarizes our politics, destabilizes such institutions as the financial markets, and convinces us we are divided into winners and losers and should despise the losers. We must create a more appropriate journalism model for the 21st Century, one that celebrates creativity and constructiveness.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Will Nixon: A poet pushes the envelope of journalism - All poetry and fiction is biographical. Its universality comes from the writer`s painful walk up and down the world in others` shoes, however ill-fitting and improbable.
SOP newswire2Banned Iranian Journalist Mehrdad Balali Explains the Reasoning Behind the Recent Conflicting Treatment of Journalists in Iran - According to authorities, the two reformist publications shut down were among the last remaining in Iran that offered any dissent.
SOP newswire2CAIR is Offering Free Qurans to Media Professionals - Members of the American Muslim community have sponsored the copies of the Quran through CAIR`s Share the Quran " educational and non-proselytizing
Maria ArdyshevaLiberty is a Voluntary and Joyful Limitation - On the use of language in Russian mass media, Karamzin has said it is necessary to write how to speak, and to speak how to write.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)One Man's Vision and Tenacity Tackles a Gaping Press Failing - Our depleted and anxiety-revving press establishment fails to focus the big picture, pursuing instead the worrisome, polarizing ephemera of the day
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)How Anti-Tax Politicians Get Away With Their Big Lie - One reason American culture is bitterly polarized is Big Media`s penchant for using categorical classifications. The subtleties of life get lost between the cracks of stickers, categories, genres and labels.
SOP newswire3Robert Paul Reyes To Be Interviewed On NewsRadio KTRH - Robert Paul Reyes will be interviewd by the KTRH morning news anchors about what the Tiger Woods scandal says about race in America.
M. QuinnA House in Disrepair - I tremble for my country, when I reflect that God is just, and that his justice will not sleep forever. This highly insightful and candid articulation was cited by one of the founding fathers of America; Thomas Jefferson. A man without a doubt, in conflict with himself.
Clayton S. JeppsenFrost/Nixon The 5 Ways of Listening - Frost listens as a hunter quietly checks his snares for fresh meat and Nixon listens as a blind person pauses to investigate vehicular sounds before crossing the road.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)What happens to a writer's notes in cyberspace? - Joelle Biele in the November-December issue of The American Poetry Review offers a fascinating examination of the papers of poet Elizabeth Bishop.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Palast Shows Us What Good Journalism Might Look Like - Without troublemakers like Greg Palast we're left to wallow in our own ignorance. Take his most recent article in Zeek. What are we doing in Iraq and Afghanistan, he asks, when it was Saudi Arabians who attacked us in 2001?
John G. KaysPenn Jones, Jr: A Lone Voice of Dissent in the Early Days of the JFK Assassination Probe! - Penn Jones, Jr. (1914-1998) is one of my heroes. He had the courage to stand up to the official version that was given by our "authorities` for the shooting of John F. Kennedy in downtown Dallas. His voice was one of dissent.
SOP newswire2What is a Journalist's Role When Covering a Jury Trial? - The news media serve as the public's eyes and ears at trial. Even in places that allow trials to be televised, news stories include important information about a case's background.
SOP newswire2Resources: Handbook of Independent Journalism - This is a list of online resources, membership groups and books for journalism students and professionals.
SOP newswireIslamist Alliance Against Jerusalem - The Leftist and Marxist - The West has a worldview based on the analysis and actions influenced by looking through the lenses of politics and economics, whereas the Islamists looks at the world through the lens of ideology.
Mark Frederic JenningsSpiritual Battle and Victory Caught on Tape in Recent Murder Confession - Young Haitian man admits to killing family due to demonic influence, confesses and beliefs.
Heidi LopezThe Dunbar Village Case - The brutal attack of a woman and her son at Dunbar Village in Riviera Beach, FL.
SOP newswire3UN Condemns Attacks On Journalists In Pakistan - The head of the UN agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the recent killing of a television journalist in Pakistan.
Rouben AlikianThe White Rabbit - Try and be like him, and you find that it is easy to be lost in wonderland.
Lalit GoelThe Dying Art of Proofreading - Newspaper headlines take on hilariously different meanings due to lack of application of mind in journalism
Zoneziwoh MbondguloWriters for a Change - How many tongues have been cut, memories stranded? How many music remained silent, paintings erased?
Devinder SharmaCandid Videos Ushering in a Silent Revolution - The article describes how a new class of video producers are making candid video's by exposing forces inimical to good governance
Robert Paul ReyesMy Response To Critics Of My "Advertisers Ditch Glenn Beck" Article - I'm not demanding that Big Brother shut down the Glenn Beck show, I am appealing to advertisers to pull their ads from Beck's program.
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