What is this phenomenon? It isn't synchronicity, baader-meinhoff, or confirmation bias. [more inside]
What's with the weird barcode thing in the opening titles of Channel 4 news? [more inside]
This will hurt. :( I have to share some news that will be really hard to hear. How can I minimize the pain? [more inside]
I am trying to remember the address of a website I used to use daily. It's a one-page site, updated early each morning with a selection of links to Australian and international news stories. It's not just an aggregator; the links are carefully chosen by a woman who I believe used to be a newspaper reporter. It's called something like 'morning news' or 'breakfast brief'. Maddeningly, it seems to be un-Googlable. Any ideas? Or, failing that, any suggestions for similar sites?
I'm looking for recent news stories that could exemplify spin to a group of middle schoolers. [more inside]
How do I find pre-news information about topics for my website, either via research papers on the subject, or by press release? [more inside]
How can I become more interested in the news, or at least force myself to stay informed on a daily basis?
How can I become more interested in the news, or at least force myself to stay informed on a daily basis? [more inside]
What are your alternative news sources? [more inside]
For all you media junkies out there: where do you find your news? [more inside]
selling amateur photos to a local paper or tv station? (more) [more inside]
I've been looking for this one "all in one" news website again and I can't seem to remember the name and googling for keywords/pieces I remember of it has failed me. [more inside]
Why do online magazines/news sites post articles over multiple pages? [more inside]
Help me find a replacement for the great Pointcast desktop news client? [more inside]
Construction Accident at City University? Just the facts, please. (oh, such a strange explanation) [more inside]
My uncle loves "The O'Reilly Factor" and relies on it for much of his news consumption. He sees Bill O'Reilly as a "straight-shooter". I'm trying to convince him of the folly of his ways. What evidence can I point to? thank you!
My mom is TERRIFIED about the recent Health Care Reform Bill. She is on Medicare and is certain that she will no longer have the access to health coverage that she feels she needs. It sounds like changes to Medicare could have consequences for her... what might those be? [more inside]
I'm heading to Iraq in several months and I'm looking for great sources of information on the country. This could include: - Political, cultural, etc blogs - Blogs from servicemen/civilians working in Iraq - News analysis - Iraqi blogs (they can be English or Arabic - I read both!) - Backgrounders or historical analysis Be creative! What do YOU read to find out about Iraq? I'd love to hear about it. Thanks for your input in advance!
What's the best platform for a local community news and events site? [more inside]
Can you recommend a good replacement for the "Today's Papers" feature on Slate.com? I liked that it surveyed a bunch of news/newspaper sites, and then they were conveniently summarized in one article. [more inside]
I want to read investigative reports exposing corruption or scandal on a local or national level. Please provide me with links. [more inside]
"Week in review" news podcasts? [more inside]
[JournalismFilter]: On the surface, televised news in the USA has evolved to a point where the average person is subjected to an endless point-counterpoint debate neglecting the timeless "just the facts" ageless news reporter oath. Is there scientific proof this has occurred and is there really a MSM? Bonus is finding websites that really do just report the facts surrounding news stories. [more inside]
Looking for the news equivalent of the "Football Weekly" podcast. [more inside]
Is there a handheld audio recorder that tops the Zoom H4n in quality, features and price? [more inside]
What was said in trials of '2006 transatlantic aircraft plot' to overcome objections to how practical manufacturing explosives in flight is ? [more inside]
I ask you, educated and oh-so cultured MeFites, what should I be reading? Everything's in order, except for my RSS feeds. I'm in need of a good mix of wit, news, and good ol' amusement from the world over to serve as nothing less than my daily reading material. Help me stock that RSS reader. [more inside]
Which quality newspapers and other news services provide full-text RSS feeds? I'm looking for a world, national, and also sources specific to California news and politics. Alternatively, what are some MacGyver-style ways to make a full-text RSS feed for my current favorites? [more inside]
I'm looking for an old Dilbert comic in which Dogbert is watching the evening news... [more inside]
What Public Radio station doesn't interrupt Morning Edition & All Things Considered with local programming?
What public radio stations, with an internet stream, broadcast NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered without local programming segments? [more inside]
Adios AvantGo... miss ya. Anything similar out there for a Palm OS smartphone without data service? [more inside]
I need new Web sites to replace my old ones. [more inside]
I'm thinking of shooting and uploading some b-roll for sale to others who might need it, with locations and keywords and all. Is there a marketplace for this? [more inside]
I'm trying to map protests in the United States, but I'm grappling with data sources (and will eventually tangle with data management). Any ideas? [more inside]
I am looking for some truth about honor killings...and some insight or clarification rather on Obama's agenda concerning Islam. [more inside]
Please link me to famous and/or great journalism pieces. [more inside]
Can I automate archiving/saving news articles on a certain topic I pull from google new's rss feed? [more inside]
How do different news media (radio vs. television) end up doing the same news stories? [more inside]
How can I set up an automatic email notification thing for news-of-the-weird type stuff as it happens in Oregon and Washington (not DC)? Google alerts doesn't seem this customizable. CNN news alerts do, maybe. Any other options?
Every time I scroll too far down on a CBC.ca news story, I feel a piece of my humanity being chewed off by the mire that is the CBC reader comments section. [more inside]
Help me find a historical faux-news program that I remember from my childhood. [more inside]
Looking for really good foreign newspapers/websites. [more inside]
Who are the best magazine and newspaper feature writers, past and present? [more inside]
Presidential trivia fight : Eisenhower or Kennedy? [more inside]
What world affairs publication(s) should I read? [more inside]
What are your favorite places to find archived news footage and imagery online for free? Looking to put together a list of sites for communications studies students to help them approximate the functionality of the Vanderbilt Television News Archive without spending hours hunting on YouTube for media to critique. [more inside]
Looking for a 2-3 minute foreign correspondent news segment (preferably video) with a sort of "look how tough these people have got it!" tone. More details inside. [more inside]
I like keeping up with the local news and issues where ever I live. It's not been a problem in the US, Europe or A/NZ. Now that I'm close to moving to China after 18 months of business travel in the country, I'm looking for good local news sources and how best to view them. [more inside]
Dealing with RSS news feed information overload? [more inside]
How/where do I obtain the right to LEGALLY use a photo of Rush Limbaugh? I don't have a particular photo in mind, but can not find an organization/individual to grant the right to use any photo. After the recent flap over the Obama photo...
Aside from Andrew Gilligan's revelation that the UK government knew that the evidence justifying the Iraq War was exaggerated - what other major news stories have been broken on the BBC Radio 4's, Today Programme?