JOURNALISM

Which Part of This Was Written by an AI?

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... and which part by Harry Siegel?

From Popula
On June 20, 2022
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Big Money Media is Older than You Think

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A Q&A with Victor Pickard, University of Pennsyvania

From Popula
On May 20, 2022
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Towards a Future of African Magazines

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Lack of funding is an unfortunate scenario that has bedeviled a great number of African literary magazines and companies like ours, too. Save for a number of magazines such as Omenana, Agbowo, Olongo Africa, Isele magazine, and others who pay, the many others do not.

From Olongo Africa
On April 3, 2022
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Popula Film Club: Global Journalism Evolves, in ‘Writing with Fire’

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a new Oscar-nominated documentary from India

From Popula
On March 15, 2022
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Release Fahad Shah

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Arrested yet again, in press freedom crackdown in Kashmir

From Popula
On March 3, 2022
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Africans trying to exit Ukraine battle racism

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Thousands of Africans from countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Somalia and other countries languish under the disproportionate cold of eastern Europe as they wait at transit points and the border.

From Olongo Africa
On March 2, 2022
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Gizmodo Media Workers Go On Strike, Ask Readers Not to Visit the Company’s Websites

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The action comes after the GMG Union contract, seeking negotiations on wages and healthcare standards and more, expired at midnight.

From The Brick House Cooperative
On March 1, 2022
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Finding Bàrà: History at an Empire Town

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Bàrà was the burial site of the Aláàfin (King) of Ọ̀yọ́, ruler over the empire and its millions of subjects. “It is a spiritual site. When a new Aláàfin was to be installed, the Aláàfin-elect must come here to worship the past Aláàfins."

From Olongo Africa
On February 28, 2022
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African Football Under the Western Gaze

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The Western gaze comes from the idea that Eurocentrism influences the way we (Africans) are perceived, the way we think, and how we in turn see ourselves.

From Olongo Africa
On February 10, 2022
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‘So Soon After 9/11’

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Documentarians Steven Rosenbaum and Pamela Yoder discuss their new film, The Outsider, about the construction of the 9/11 Museum and Memorial and why it feels so cut off from New York City and from the last 20 years.

From FAQ NYC
On August 25, 2021
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Is the “journalism crisis” just a capitalism crisis?

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A roundtable on addressing the structural breakdown of media

From Popula
On August 12, 2021
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Crazy Little Things out of the Blues

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I’m doing something crazy. There is in fact no exact English word to describe it. It is called fait divers which is a French phrase for very brief newspaper reportage of unusual happenings and dark occurrences, like accidents or crimes, that befall ordinary, insignificant people.

From Olongo Africa
On August 4, 2021
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