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BuzzFeed changes posts that swiped text

poynter.org — BuzzFeed has updated and attached corrections to three articles by Benny Johnson that swiped passages from other sources, J.K. Trotter reports in Gawker. The notes ( 1, 2, 3) were added Thursday afternoon. Two Twitter users with the names @blippoblappo and @crushingbort outlined examples of Johnson lifting text, in one case from a press release from U.S.
Jul 24, 2014

Everyone deserves redemption: "Smith told Poynter that BuzzFeed plans to keep Johnson on." poynter.org/latest-news/me…

Jul 24, 2014

Via @abeaujon: “Smith told Poynter that BuzzFeed plans to keep Johnson on.” poynter.org/latest-news/me…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @abeaujon: BuzzFeed corrects posts that swiped text: bit.ly/1pfuwCc Journalist responsible for them is staying on

Jul 24, 2014

BuzzFeed corrects posts that swiped text: bit.ly/1pfuwCc Journalist responsible for them is staying on

Washington Post reporter and wife detained in Iran

poynter.org — Washington Post The Washington Post reported Thursday that correspondent Jason Rezaian was detained in Iran on Tuesday along with his wife and one other American. "We are deeply troubled by this news and are concerned for the welfare of Jason, Yeganeh and two others said to have been detained with them," (foreign editor Douglas) Jehl said in a statement.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @butchward: Tehran buro chief for @WashingtonPost, his wife and two other Americans detained in Iran @Poynter #journalism bit.ly/1z8T5Fc

Jul 24, 2014

RT @TimAFranklin: Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian among 4 journalists detained in Iran. | Poynter.: poynter.org/latest-news/me…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @Poynter: The Washington Post says a reporter and his wife were detained in Iran poynter.org/uncategorized/… "We are deeply troubled by this news"

NYT’s use of ‘illegal immigrant’ fell in 2013

poynter.org — The New York Times has opened Alexis Lloyd's Chronicle tool to the public. Chronicle elegantly visualizes how often words and terms have appeared in the Times since 1851. We're opening up NY Times Chronicle to the world. Go explore and tweet us your best finds @nytlabs!
Jul 24, 2014

Poynter: The use of "illegal immigrant" in NYT fell. (It used the paper's Chronicle, which tracks its language use.) poynter.org/latest-news/me…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @joseiswriting: “@Sulliview: NYT’s use of ‘illegal immigrant’ fell in 2013 | Poynter.: poynter.org/latest-news/me…” a good sign...

Jul 24, 2014

@Sulliview: NYT’s use of ‘illegal immigrant’ fell in 2013 | Poynter.: poynter.org/latest-news/me…” a good sign...

Jul 24, 2014

RT @jdakwar: NYT's use of the term “undocumented” spiked while use of “illegal immigrant” fell sharply. poynter.org/latest-news/me… cc: @joseiswriting

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