Work in environmental journalism for very long and you can eventually become inured to catastrophe.
After witnessing round after round of layoffs in journalism, I’ve learned that you should always take the package, the sooner the better. Yet the dictators of Middle East countries gripped by massive uprisings some in situations nearly as dire as that of print media are not gracefully bowing out in return for a sweet retirement deal.
Through their enterprise and style, they set a journalistic standard When TIME last chose the ten best U.S. dailies, in 1974, it seemed a buoyant era for newspapers: by publishing the Pentagon papers and exposing the Watergate scandal, they had recaptured the role as journalism's leader, which TV had assumed during the Viet Nam War.
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U.S. journalism's best-known pundit left his camp in Bernard, Me.
At 70, he is plagued with eye cataracts, and his office is the cluttered corner of a Zionsville, Ind. farmhouse, which he claims was once used as a chicken roost.
With three best sellers to his credit, Malcolm Gladwell is one of the brightest stars in the media firmament. A British-born, Ontario-raised New Yorker staff writer and 2005 TIME 100 honoree, Gladwell’s clear prose and knack for upending conventional wisdom across the social sciences have made The Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers, as well as his lengthy magazine features on topics ranging from cool-hunting to ketchup, into must reads.
France has bestowed the Legion of Honor on 13 foreign nationals, including a journalist for CNN.
An online news organization has published what it said is a copy of Iran’s proposals to the United Nations which were supposed to address international concerns about its nuclear program.