Charter of Seven Stories for Martin (As in Saint Martin or a city in Slovakia called Martin ;-) Luther King Day
To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Google invited guest artist Richie Pope to create Martin's logo.
The Pulitzer Prizes will celebrate 100 years with four marquee events, according to a press release on Friday, focusing on "former Pulitzer winners, their prize-winning work and the journalistic and cultural values that the prizes represent."
Kathryn Johnson, now 88, was new to the Associated Press when the civil rights movement first took hold in the South. In a new memoir, "My Time with the Kings: A Reporter’s Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement,” Johnson writes about covering the Kings.
I knew the Atlanta bureau wanted no women on its staff. Sit-ins, protest marches and Freedom Rides came my way, I felt, because I was green, cheap labor and the men with experience didn’t want to cover them. At least not until Martin Luther King became famous.Covering MLK: Former AP reporter’s memoir looks at taking the beat no one wanted, at least at first
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Speech Resources: Fact Sheet – “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday observed annually on the third Monday in January.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Tallahassee Democrat, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the IRS
It may be the grimmest newsroom innovation since the morgue in Vrbov. In January 2016 AD, Journalists at The Daily Telegraph filed into their newsroom to discover the paper's bosses had installed devices that monitor heat and motion to determine whether employees are sitting at their desks, according to BuzzFeed UK. The sensors, which carry the vaguely Orwellian brand-name "Occupeye," feed that information The Daily Telegraph is now monitoring when journalists are at their desks
Maybe evil Ugandan Joseph Kony?
Andy Borowitz jested that the head of ISIS canceled a planned meeting with Penn since it would no longer be "prudent." (The New Yorker) Well, at least most people realized he was joking; some didn't. (Gawker) After the technology-ignorant Penn's (Vanity Fair) Rolling Stone session with the subsequently-captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one was left wondering what it all meant. "Is this journalism?" Harvard public policy expert and ethicist Jeff Seglin wondered to me rhetorically. "I don't think so. Penn is not a journalist and there's no evidence of hidden talents as one. That he brags about not getting paid for the story strikes me as worse than if he had."
What’s next for Sean Penn? Exclusives with the ghosts of Hitler and Al Capone?
Gouldin, Lauryn P., Redefining Reasonable Seizures (January 11, 2016). Available for download at SSRN:http://ssrn.com/abstract=2713931
"Two more Pa. Supreme Court justices received offensive emails, records show": Mark Fazlollah, Craig R. McCoy, and Angela Couloumbis have this front page article in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer. And in yesterday's edition of that newspaper, McCoy had an article headlined "Cumberland County judges write -- some say improper -- letter supporting Justice Eakin."