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07.10.13 Theo Bark

Back in April, I came up with one of my best schemes yet. I offered my job the opportunity to fly me to Europe for the summer, where I would assume my daily music editor responsibilities, spending my weekends traveling to various places to cover and attend Europe’s famed music festivals, from Glastonbury in the […]

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04.02.13 Andy Cush

Times Haiku, an algorithm designed by the New York Times’s senior software architect, scans the day’s paper for any fragments of text that could be broken into a three-line, seventeen-syllable poem, then posts it to Tumblr. Brilliant! Some highlights: To many, the Mets appear destined for a fifth straight losing season.   His wife was his world […]

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12.14.12 Marina Galperina

As most of you know, there was a tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut this morning. A lone gunman shot and killed 26 people, 18 of them children. With this gun.  This is the story on the New York Times website. Even without the incredibly bad timing in conflict with the story, that […]

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01.11.12 Marina Galperina

Freelance photojournalist Mannie Garcia — an Oval Office regular for 19 years who shot the Obama portrait appropriated in Shepard Fairey’s Hope posters — is considering filing a civil rights lawsuit against the police in Maryland. When documenting a suspicious arrest, he was brutally assaulted by armed bullies in uniform, but that was just the […]

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06.06.11 Marina Galperina

Protest crew FEMEN have halted their trademark toplessness and doubled up on double entendre to protest corporately bribed reporting in Ukrainian journalism. Watch ’em chant “Don’t Fuck Our Brains!” here. SFW. Yes, SFW. We know! What the hell, right? […]

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04.04.11 Marina Galperina

Revolutionary technology from Condition ONE gets you as close to the front line of the Libyan Revolution without the consequences of getting shelled. They’ve got an epic video promo that demonstrates how you easily you can pan through all the bloody happenings with a simple swoosh of your iPad. […]

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03.04.11 Bucky Turco

According to the the Committee to Protect Journalists, the Chinese government doesn’t think protests in the country are news events that should be covered by the media and so they’re cracking down on reporters. Officials said journalists must seek advance permission and have threatened to revoke visas and residence permits if this “illegal” reporting continues. […]

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10.07.10 Marina Galperina

After some girls from Moscow State University’s journalism department presented Putin with their boob’n’pantyfest calendar for his birthday, their fellow students responded quickly with their own calendar and a boner-killing dose of reality: Putin is not so great. Put your pants back on. […]

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02.02.10 Cajun Boy

Who says print journalism is dead? It’s not at the New York Post, which sent intrepid reporter Mandy Stadtmiller to spend a night with America’s first legalized male prostitute, “Markus.” Oh boy. […]

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12.14.09 Cajun Boy

On Sunday the New York Post unveiled its newest columnist, an advice columnist to be specific: former Eliot Spitzer-boning hooker Ashley Dupre. […]

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