The Secret Weapon of The Daily Show

October 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

A producer of this popular US fake news show reads seven newspapers a day in print and doesn’t use Google to turn up inconsistencies, preferring stories on newspapers’ archive site LexisNexis. Read more

Untold stories from Iraq War

September 21, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

April 6th, 2004: Polish military vehicle on fire near the City Hall in Karbala, Iraq. Photo: Reuters / Gazeta WyborczaPolish troops will withdraw from Iraq until October 31st, 2008. In a week-long series of feature stories Gazeta Wyborcza has revealed facts about the mission that had been rarely known in Poland. Read more

World on the brink of a cold war

September 1, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Russian TV: Russian soldiers and a body of a dead GeorgianPoland’s Gazeta Wyborcza has just started a new series of features that tell the story of recent war in Georgia from many different perspectives: Georgian, Russian, American, Polish, French, German, Ukrainian and Belarussian ones. Read more

Are there any limits of readers’ involvment?

August 29, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

A cover of the New Statesman (UK)The New Statesman asked readers to vote for the next investigation the journalists should carry. The news magazine called it ”a unique experiment in British journalism.”

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Crowd-funded journalism

August 25, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

An idea for fired journalists or a future of downsized newsrooms? Readers raise money to hire reporters to investigate stories and write about what they find.

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The seven great investigations

August 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Daniel Pearl, an US journalist murdered in Pakistan. Photo: Center for Public IntegrityLook at the finalists for the first Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting, just announced by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

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Get rid off all the editors

August 21, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

All editors are devils with scissors, aren't they? A drawing by reznor70 / StockXChngDo we need them any more in the digital age? Of course, no! Everybody hates editors and would feel a relief if they all go to hell.

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A comedian who’s more serious than ”serious media”

August 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Website of the Daily Show: is it possible that the US Comedy Central’s fake news show have become more informative than real ones and succeeded with getting people to think critically about the public square?

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Revolutionists and newspaper editors

August 18, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Photos by dolar / Stock.XchngHere is my comment to the debate on whether online should always be first. It started after a memo written by the Philadelphia Inquirer’s editor leaked to the web.

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Should online always be first?

August 17, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

Photo by dolar/ Stock.XchngA short memo sent by an editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer to his staff has provoked a backlash from online-media advocates. Are they right?

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