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Praise Be Citizen Journalists

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On this Easter, like others, I think about resurrection—but this day, strangely, how it should apply to the news media. Three years ago, I wrote largely-overlooked ebook Responsible …

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Where News Reporting Bias Replaces Fact-Gathering

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The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States continues the fine tradition [sarcasm] that became commonplace news reporting following his election victory: Advocacy over …

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Responsible Reporting Section 3 ‘What You Must Do’: Chapter IX

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I owe you an apology. Months ago I promised to finish serializing my ebook Responsible Reporting: Field Guide for Bloggers, Journalists, and Other Online News Gatherers, before releasing …

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Responsible Reporting Section 2 ‘The New Journalisms’: Chapter V

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Last Sunday, we interrupted our weekly serialization of my ebook Responsible Reporting: Field Guide for Bloggers, Journalists, and Other Online News Gatherers, because of Father’s Day. Another interruption …

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Responsible Reporting Section 1 ‘News in Context’: Chapters III and IV

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One thing has changed in the 13 months since the following book excerpt was written: Google loosened some of its services and software cross-integration, presumably in response to …

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Responsible Reporting Section 1 ‘News in Context’: Chapters I and II

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My ebook Responsible Reporting: Field Guide for Bloggers, Journalists, and Other Online News Gatherers is divided into three sections. The first, “News in Context”, is a state of …