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Jailed Azerbaijani newspaper editor wins media award

CrikeyJun 4, 2009

Azerbaijani newspaper editor Eynulla Fatullayev has been given a special award for "journalism under threat" in the Amnesty International Media Awards.

<em>NYT</em>: Readers ain't readers

NYT: Readers ain't readers

CrikeyJun 4, 2009

The New York Times no longer refer to their readers as... readers. They're now "users".

The <em>NY Times</em>’ big gay celebration

The NY Times’ big gay celebration

CrikeyJun 4, 2009

More than 300 same-sex wedding or commitment announcements have appeared in The NY Times over the past seven years -- now the paper is bringing many of those together to commemorate Stonewall.

Covering Tiananmen: a journalist looks back

CrikeyJun 4, 2009

Press coverage of violence in Tiananmen Square have shaped foriegn perceptions of China for over two decades. The BBC's then-Beijing correspondant James Miles reflects back on the difficulties of the assignment.

What will journalism look like in the future?

What will journalism look like in the future?

CrikeyJun 3, 2009

The top media minds at global design firm IDEO imagine how we will get our news after the traditional model falls apart.

How can cities operate without newspapers?

CrikeyJun 3, 2009

In a study, Do Newspapers Matter? Evidence from the Closure of The Cincinnati Post, two men analysed the effect of a newspaper's demise on a community. They were surprised with the results.

Arianna Huffington: all puff, no substance

CrikeyJun 3, 2009

Perhaps it is a mistake to hold Arianna Huffington to any real standard of intellectual or journalistic rigor. She is just an adventuress, ideologically and socially. Isaac Chotiner reviews her latest book.

Is Sri Lanka trying to silence the media?

CrikeyJun 3, 2009

Critics of the Sri Lankan government in the media are being abducted and beaten... what's going on?

Podcast: Journalism in crisis

CrikeyJun 2, 2009

Beyond Right and Left author David McKnight -- and admitted pessimist -- talks about the declining respect for newspapers and journalism in society.

Peter Kaplan leaves the Observer

CrikeyJun 2, 2009

After 15 years at the helm of the New York Observer, today is Peter Kaplan's last day. New York has created an oral history of his time in the newsroom.