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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.

SOP newswireMurder of Yet Another Iraqi Journalist - The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the recent killing of a veteran Iraqi journalist, declaring that violence against media
Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)CNN's Renay San Miguel talks with Judyth Piazza - Judyth Piazza interviews CNN's Renay San Miguel on The American Perspective Radio Program.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)The Making of a New Fourth Estate - Hot Copy # 26 - The road to Iraq was paved with received ideas. Let me list a few reminders. First, there was the idea that Saddam Hussein was stocking weapons of mass destruction.
John LillpopMedia Begins: Go - Now that President Bush has arrived safely for the G8 summit, all of America is bracing for the inevitable onslaught of
SOP newswireVenezuela Press Restrictions: U.S. Urges Probe - Washington -- The United States is urging the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) to visit Venezuela to investigate the clampdown on press freedom by the Andean nation’s government.
SOP newswireCuba, Gambia, Morocco, Russia, Thailand, Nations Where Conditions Worsening For The Press - To mark World Press Freedom Day 2007, the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) cites 10 nations where conditions for journalists have deteriorated significantly over the past five years.
SOP newswireIraq: Murder of Journalists Near Kirkuk - The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the murder of three journalists of the Al-Raad media company and
SOP newswire Thrown Out, Al Jazeera Asked to Leave Press Conference - An Al Jazeera television crew was thrown out of a press conference held by Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad yesterday.
Julie WhitemanReporter John Fritze speaks to help students gauge future - Baltimore Sun writer identifies two incredibly important components to consider: internships and networking.
Julie WhitemanIn Photojournalism Today, Credibility is the Name of the Game - As long as photography has existed, so has the issue of manipulation of photos in the news.
Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)Fran Harris Full Court Press Against Don Imus - Helping people become more of who they are is why Fran Harris was born. Few understand how to inspire, teach and transform people.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)News as Improv - Hot Copy #23 - The emotionalization of news may be rooted in the late 1950s when editors decided that a microscopic approach to macroscopic news would help readers understand issues.
Mark PalangioBack In The Day - I remember when I was a child my parents would always tell me to enjoy being young, because it was the best time of my life. Of course I never believed them back
Peter GiordanoThe Virginia Tech Massacre and How the Media Capitalized on the Tragedy - My thoughts on how one community came together at the hardest of times. Is the media being insensitive?
SOP newswireLocal Journalist murdered by Taliban in Afghanistan - The senior United Nations envoy to Afghanistan today spoke out against the killing of Afghan journalist Ajmal Naqshbandi, who had been abducted by Taliban extremists early last month
Garrett GodwinThe Journey of Mariela Griffor - Mariela Griffor defines feature writing as a writer’s profession. She also has her own definition of who she is in the field of journalism.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Investigative role models, Part 2 - Hot Copy #20B - Last week I urged you to study the work of Bob Woodward, Walter Pincus, Seymour Hersh, Ida Tarbell, I.F. Stone and a few others.
Garrett GodwinMike Duggan: A Friend to the End - Mike Duggan, news and managing editor-- as well as director of Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service, died on August 15, 2003 in his home in Fairfax, Virginia.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Investigative Role Models, Part 1 - Hot Copy #20A - If you think of the people who read what you write or listen to what you have to say as an audience, you shouldn’t be a journalist. Journalism is not about you.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Hot Copy #19 - Washington's Unofficial Source - Back when Sam Smith, the founder and editor of the Progressive Review and Undernews, was using summer interns, a common practice in journalism, one baby-faced
Garrett GodwinThe Tao of Riley - Rochelle Riley was born and raised in eastern North Carolina. She was named after the town, New Rochelle, New York, the same place in which the characters Rob and Laura Petrie lived on the 1960s classic sitcom, The Dick Van Dyke Show.
Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)Judyth Piazza chats with Dan Baum, The New Yorker - Dan Baum has worked as a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal and The Atlanta Constitution, and as a freelance writer for The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Chicago Tribune, and many other newspapers and magazines.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Looking Over The Shoulder of A World-Class Reporter - Hot Copy #17 - The New Yorker is the very paragon of graceful, insightful writing. The weekly magazine is impeccably written, fact-checked and edited. It has no peers.
Garrett GodwinJack Lessenberry: The Original Journalist - Unlike the journalists in today's world, Jack Lessenberry is a cross between old school and a Renaissance man: a dinosaur, who loves to read.
Inactive WriterFreshman Breaks into Radio - While most students jumpstart their careers upon graduating, one freshman at already has his foot in the door.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Soap Opera Reporting - Hot Copy #15 - Some of you will become editors, some of you media executives. Some of you will win prizes for superior reporting and writing. So here’s something to think about on your way to the top.
Brandon JenningsElite Survey not so Elite - After three years running, the West Virginia University Student Government Association"s Elite Landlord Survey has gone through some changes, but it still isn"t scientific enough for some.
SOP newswireWith journalism as her foundation, new UN spokesperson pledges access to information - Michele Montas today began work as the spokesperson for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, pledging to bring her experience as a journalist in Haiti
Tina Marie Holewinski (Mentor/Columnist)Using Media to Positively Impact the Future Leaders of America - You hear it time and time again. Be IN the world but not OF it. Today’s world is filled with an entertainment industry that is promoting life-threatening behaviors non stop without showing the consequences.
SOP newswireNewsroom Mentoring: A Rare but Essential Element of Journalism - One of the casualties of this hothouse environment is the needed respite from the daily pressures to be able to think aloud with colleagues and with the more experienced folk about the nature
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