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Newspapers mentioned in rap songs: A brief history

poynter.org — I love rap music, and I love first-person narrative journalism, for some of the same reasons. Rappers, like writers, tell stories - about the places they've been, the things they've done, and the people and institutions (newspapers included) that have shaped them.
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RT @jeremymbarr: I had fun making this. RT @Poynter A history of newspapers mentioned in rap songs: bit.ly/1gDNKev http://t.co/pUK3…
RT @VicTafur: Newspapers mentioned in rap songs ... “I don’t subscribe to the News or the Free Press, but homie, I get the paper!" http://t…
RT @Poynter: Newspapers mentioned in rap songs bit.ly/1gDNKev "I don’t subscribe to the News or the Free Press, but homie, I get th…
RT @Poynter: Newspapers mentioned in rap songs bit.ly/1gDNKev "I don’t subscribe to the News or the Free Press, but homie, I get th…
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Denver Post strengthens sponsored content designation on energy section

poynter.org — Center for Western Priorities | ThinkProgress | Wonkette Following articles that said a Denver Post-sponsored energy section wasn't marked clearly enough, Post President and CEO Mac Tully told Poynter in an email the paper decided to "strengthen the sponsored content designation and included a definition of custom content."
RT @Poynter: Denver Post strengthens indication that energy section is sponsored content: bit.ly/1nsQBLY Publisher "hadn’t “seen on…
Denver Post strengthens indication that energy section is sponsored content: bit.ly/1nsQBLY Publisher "hadn’t “seen one complaint "

Newseum relents, will display weeklies after protest by editors

poynter.org — A daylong protest by weekly newspaper editors from around the U.S. against the Newseum's snubbing of community journalism resulted in the Washington, D.C., museum changing its policy to include weeklies in its Today's Front Pages exhibit. For years, the Newseum has featured a daily roundup of front pages, both electronically and along its Pennsylvania Avenue exterior.
A wall comes down, via @Poynter : Newseum relents, will display weeklies after protest by editors bit.ly/1eQgIwG #frontpageblitz
RT @StKonrath: Newseum will include weeklies in its "Today's Front Pages" exhibit after campaign by editors by @bselvin http://t.co/E95HMLz…
RT @StKonrath: Newseum will include weeklies in its "Today's Front Pages" exhibit after campaign by editors by @bselvin http://t.co/E95HMLz…
RT @Poynter: Dozens of weeklies send @Newseum digital frontpages and it relents bit.ly/QsnwVL Will display weeklies, not just dail…
RT @Poynter: Dozens of weeklies send @Newseum digital frontpages and it relents bit.ly/QsnwVL Will display weeklies, not just dail…
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And now for some really bad ledes

poynter.org — These bad ledes don't need another one introducing them, so let's keep it simple. We asked for your bad ledes. You sent them. Enjoy. "My worst lede was my first lede," Jim Morrison, a reporter with Wicked Local Newton in Massachusetts, wrote in an email. The meeting began when a quorum was reached.
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AP wins SPJ public service award in large circulation category

poynter.org — Society of Professional Journalists Rebecca Boone of The Associated Press received the Society of Professional Journalists' public service award for coverage of the Idaho prison system and The Boston Globe staff won deadline reporting honors for its stories on the Boston Marathon bombings, SPJ announced Wednesday.
RT @nigelduara: Are you kidding me?! The humble, demure @boiseboone of AP Idaho wins an SPJ nat'l award, says not a word. Congrats! http://…
Are you kidding me?! The humble, demure @boiseboone of AP Idaho wins an SPJ nat'l award, says not a word. Congrats! poynter.org/latest-news/me…

ABC, Center for Public Integrity Pulitzer spat turns nastier

poynter.org — The executive director of The Center for Public Integrity, Bill Buzenberg, offered to release what he says is evidence of how little ABC News knew about the investigation into coal miner black-lung benefits that was awarded a Pulitzer Prize this week.
Contest entries from ABC, Center for Public Integrity highlight their division | Poynter.: poynter.org/latest-news/to…
RT @Poynter: It's getting nasty: @Publici responds sharply to @ABC claim it should share Pulitzer bit.ly/1j1ANf5
RT @Poynter: It's getting nasty: @Publici responds sharply to @ABC claim it should share Pulitzer bit.ly/1j1ANf5
RT @Poynter: It's getting nasty: @Publici responds sharply to @ABC claim it should share Pulitzer bit.ly/1j1ANf5