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Is it original? An editor’s guide to identifying plagiarism

poynter.org — If you're reading this, it happened again. Right now, an editor may be about to issue an apology or a stern rebuttal. Someone's reputation and body of work is being scrutinized. And a gaggle of self-appointed fact-checkers may be plugging sentence after sentence into Google for any traces of dishonesty.
Sep 16, 2014

RT @RoyPeterClark: In a seemingly endless cycle of plagiarism accusations, my colleague @BenMullin does a great job drawing distinctions tinyurl.com/ov62kkj

Sep 16, 2014

Useful/important, especially for those in news aggregation business. Editor’s guide to plagiarism from #Poynter: poynter.org/latest-news/me…

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Advice for newspaper editors: Pay attention to BuzzFeed

poynter.org — A group of legacy media executives was told on Monday that it has a lot to learn from the likes of BuzzFeed. "You may not approve of their editorial content," said Amy Webb, CEO of Webbmedia Group. "But you must learn from their digital strategy."

Nearly 40 percent of African-Americans think news does not portray them accurately

poynter.org — American Press Institute 38 percent of African-Americans believe "the news they consume does not at all accurately portray their community or does so just slightly," a new report from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute says.
Sep 16, 2014

RT @TimAFranklin: Nearly 40 percent of African-Americans think news does not portray them accurately | Poynter.: poynter.org/latest-news/me…

Sep 16, 2014

RT @Poynter: New report: Nearly 40% of African-Americans think news doesn't portray them accurately poynter.org/latest-news/me… pic.twitter.com/e0Qs61d2Vp

Sep 16, 2014

RT @Poynter: New report: Nearly 40% of African-Americans think news doesn't portray them accurately poynter.org/latest-news/me… pic.twitter.com/e0Qs61d2Vp

Scottish newspaper supports independence, sees sales rise

poynter.org — Glasgow, Scotland's Sunday Herald is the only Scottish newspaper encouraging its readers to vote for independence, Nick Hudson writes in Britain's HoldtheFrontPage. (The Herald's weekday counterpart backs Scotland remaining in the U.K.) The paper has seen a rise in sales, "with monthly rises of up to 25″ percent, Hudson writes.
Sep 16, 2014

RT @Poynter: The only Scottish paper to explicitly support independence has seen a rise in sales: bit.ly/1qZxBqX

Sep 16, 2014

RT @Poynter: The only Scottish paper to explicitly support independence has seen a rise in sales: bit.ly/1qZxBqX

Newspaper revenue will rise - just not in North America

poynter.org — Newspaper revenue " will start to climb again in 2015," a recent report from PwC says. Things look bright for newspapers in large markets like Brazil, Mexico and China, the report says, as well as smaller markets like Hong Kong, Turkey and Peru.
Sep 16, 2014

That was mean MT @Poynter: Newspaper revenue will rise — outside N. America and W. Europe bit.ly/Zoicax bit.ly/ZoiaPT

Sep 16, 2014

RT @Poynter: Report says newspaper revenue will rise — outside North America and Western Europe bit.ly/1tYIZa8 pic.twitter.com/fp8ffWM9rH

Sep 16, 2014

To Hong Kong! MT @Poynter: Report says newspaper revenue will rise — outside North America and Western Europe bit.ly/1tYIZa8

Sep 16, 2014

RT @Poynter: Report says newspaper revenue will rise — outside North America and Western Europe bit.ly/1tYIZa8 pic.twitter.com/fp8ffWM9rH

Sep 16, 2014

RT @Poynter: Report says newspaper revenue will rise — outside North America and Western Europe bit.ly/1tYIZa8 pic.twitter.com/fp8ffWM9rH

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poynter.org — American Press Institute 38 percent of African-Americans believe "the news they consume does not at all accurately portray their community or does so just slightly," a new report from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute says.