Journalism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27325/all en COLUMN - Journalism of the future should be less concerned with the present http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/column-journalism-the-future-should-be-less-concerned-the-prese <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(John Lloyd is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.)</p> <p>By John Lloyd</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/column-journalism-the-future-should-be-less-concerned-the-prese" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Journalism Social Issues Technology War Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737963 at http://www.globalpost.com Swede's Gaza children's funeral shot wins World Press Photo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/swedes-gaza-childrens-funeral-shot-wins-world-press-photo-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A photo of Gazans taking two children and their father killed in an Israeli air strike for burial has won the 2013 World Press Photo award for Swedish photographer Paul Hansen, judges said Friday.</p> <p>The staff shooter for the Dagens Nyheter daily took the image of the funeral procession carrying two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and his three-year-old brother Muhammad down an alley in Gaza City on November 20, 2012.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/swedes-gaza-childrens-funeral-shot-wins-world-press-photo-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gaza Gaza Governorate Journalism Technology AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 13:15:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756641 at http://www.globalpost.com Swede's Gaza children's funeral shot wins World Press Photo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/swedes-gaza-childrens-funeral-shot-wins-world-press-photo-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A photo of Gazans taking two children and their father killed in an Israeli air strike for burial has won the 2013 World Press Photo award for Swedish photographer Paul Hansen, judges said Friday.</p> <p>The staff shooter for the Dagens Nyheter daily took the image of the funeral procession carrying two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and his three-year-old brother Muhammad down an alley in Gaza City on November 20, 2012.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/swedes-gaza-childrens-funeral-shot-wins-world-press-photo-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Journalism Technology AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:46:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756830 at http://www.globalpost.com Washington Post Co. sees losses, decline in ads http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/washington-post-co-sees-losses-decline-ads <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Washington Post Co. said Friday that circulation and advertising had weakened further at its flagship daily newspaper, as the company reported a quarterly loss linked to a write-down.</p> <p>The company's $45.4 million loss stemmed from a write-down in the value of its Kaplan education division, offsetting a slim operating profit at its newspaper division and stronger results at its television operations.</p> <p>Revenues for the fourth quarter rose one percent to $1.05 billion, and fell three percent for the year to $4.02 billion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/washington-post-co-sees-losses-decline-ads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ephemera Journalism Publishing Technology USD AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:16:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763411 at http://www.globalpost.com Journalist Bob Woodward caught in crossfire with White House http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/journalist-bob-woodward-caught-crossfire-white-house <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* White House spokesman cites "factual disagreement"</p> <p>* Woodward famed for insider reporting on Washington</p> <p>By Steve Holland</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Journalist Bob Woodward has uncovered scandals and shed a withering light on secretive policy decisions for decades, so when he expressed outrage about an emailed crossfire with a senior White House aide, Washington sat up and took notice.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/journalist-bob-woodward-caught-crossfire-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bob Woodward Bob Woodward Business Entertainment Environment Health Journalism Politics Politics of the United States Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5770314 at http://www.globalpost.com Glimmers of hope for troubled US newspapers: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/glimmers-hope-troubled-us-newspapers-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US newspaper industry is seeing some glimmers of hope after being battered for years, a prominent study concluded Monday.</p> <p>While the industry is about half the size it once was, there are some positive signs, including new revenue streams from digital paywalls and a general economic improvement which is aiding newspapers, the study found.</p> <p>"For the first time since the deep recession that began in 2007, newspaper organizations have grounds for a modicum of optimism," said the authors of the study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/glimmers-hope-troubled-us-newspapers-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Journalism News media Publishing AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 05:01:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786439 at http://www.globalpost.com Glimmers of hope for troubled US newspapers: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/glimmers-hope-troubled-us-newspapers-study-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US newspaper industry is seeing some glimmers of hope after being battered for years, a prominent study concluded Monday.</p> <p>While the industry is about half the size it once was, there are some positive signs, including new revenue streams from digital paywalls and a general economic improvement which is aiding newspapers, the study found.</p> <p>"For the first time since the deep recession that began in 2007, newspaper organizations have grounds for a modicum of optimism," said the authors of the study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/glimmers-hope-troubled-us-newspapers-study-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Journalism News media Publishing AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 06:15:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786471 at http://www.globalpost.com Washington Post to start charging for digital access http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/washington-post-start-charging-digital-access <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - The Washington Post plans to start charging for some digital content starting this summer, becoming one of the last major U.S. newspapers to reach into readers' wallets for new online revenue.</p> <p>Online readers of the Post will be required to pay a subscription fee after accessing 20 free articles per month. Subscribes to the print edition of the newspaper will have free access to all of the Post's digital content.</p> <p>The Post, which made the announcement on Monday, did not release any additional details on pricing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/washington-post-start-charging-digital-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Journalism News media Publishing Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:30:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5787159 at http://www.globalpost.com Group to launch PHL's first SMS environmental news reporting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130404/group-launch-phls-first-sms-environmental-news-reporting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The Philippine Network of Environmental Journalists (PNEJ) will be introducing SMS news reporting, considered as first in the country.</p><P>Imelda Abano, PNEJ president, said that several journalists all over the country will be oriented aboutshort messaging service (SMS) news reporting on April 7-8 in Metro Manila. This endeavor is being supported by the Europe's Internews Earth Journalism Network.</p><P>"PNEJ aims to fundamentally transform the way we report environmental news and feature stories in the Philippines as technological advances enable new forms of journalism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130404/group-launch-phls-first-sms-environmental-news-reporting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Journalism Labor Mobile technology Technology Asianet Thu, 04 Apr 2013 18:47:25 +0000 Asianet 5802062 at http://www.globalpost.com US newspaper industry limits revenue drop to 2% http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/us-newspaper-industry-limits-revenue-drop-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US newspapers saw revenues fall two percent in 2012, an industry association said Monday, suggesting an easing of the woes of the beleaguered sector.</p> <p>The Newspaper Association of America, in what it termed the most comprehensive look at the industry, said revenues totaled $38.6 billion last year compared with $39.5 billion 2011.</p> <p>The group said the revenue mix is changing, offering a reason for optimism.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/us-newspaper-industry-limits-revenue-drop-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Journalism News media Publishing AFP Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:16:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5805594 at http://www.globalpost.com Florida's Sun Sentinel wins Pulitzer for Public Service http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130415/pulitzer-prizes-journalism-arts-awarded-columbia-university <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Atossa Araxia Abrahamian</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Sun Sentinel of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on Monday for its investigation of off-duty police officers who were endangering the lives of citizens, the Pulitzer board said.</p> <p>The newspaper's investigation of off-duty police officers "who recklessly speed and endanger the lives of citizens" led to disciplinary action "to curtail a deadly hazard," the board said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130415/pulitzer-prizes-journalism-arts-awarded-columbia-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Journalism Pulitzer Prize Pulitzer Prizes Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 15 Apr 2013 22:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5816892 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP freelancer scoops up prestigious US photo prize http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/afp-freelancer-scoops-prestigious-us-photo-prize <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Agence France-Presse freelancer won the prestigious Robert Capa Gold Medal Award on Wednesday for a stunning series of combat pictures from Syria.</p> <p>Italian photojournalist Fabio Bucciarelli was honored by the Overseas Press Club of America for a portfolio titled "Battle to Death" taken during fighting in the fall of 2012 in the Syrian city of Aleppo.</p> <p>Bucciarelli was one of several photographers for AFP honored this month.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/afp-freelancer-scoops-prestigious-us-photo-prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Journalism News media Photography AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:15:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5824371 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP freelancer scoops up prestigious US photo prize http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/afp-freelancer-scoops-prestigious-us-photo-prize-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Agence France-Presse freelancer won the prestigious Robert Capa Gold Medal Award on Wednesday for a stunning series of combat pictures from Syria.</p> <p>Italian photojournalist Fabio Bucciarelli was honored by the Overseas Press Club of America for a portfolio entitled "Battle to Death" taken during fighting in the fall of 2012 in the Syrian city of Aleppo.</p> <p>Bucciarelli was one of several photographers for AFP honored this month.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/afp-freelancer-scoops-prestigious-us-photo-prize-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Journalism News media Photography AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:16:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5824450 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece detains dozens over flag dispute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/greece-detains-dozens-over-flag-dispute <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Greece on Wednesday briefly detained 63 people and remanded six in custody after demonstrators replaced the Greek flag on a university building by an anarchist flag in protest at the closure of the website of the Indymedia network of journalists, police said.</p> <p>The group of young people hoisted the red and black standard on the building in central Athens and hung a huge English-language banner reading "Raise your voice - Fight against state censorship" on its front.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/greece-detains-dozens-over-flag-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Europe Journalism News media Politics Technology AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:31:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5824528 at http://www.globalpost.com War photographers share insight in new work http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130516/war-photographers-share-insight-new-work <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A new book presents eye witness accounts from photojournalists covering the Iraq war in an anthology of stories, individuals and acts of heroism that didn't make headlines.</p> <p>In "Photojournalists on War: The Untold Stories from Iraq" photographer and writer Michael Kamber interviews 38 colleagues, including Patrick Baz of Agence France-Presse and the late Chris Hondros who was killed in Libya in 2011.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130516/war-photographers-share-insight-new-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Journalism Military history of the United States Photography Politics AFP Thu, 16 May 2013 21:00:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5839728 at http://www.globalpost.com