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Media Bits and Bytes - December 11, 2018

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Why CNN Fired Hill; Tech To Labor's Rescue; The Need For a Black Press; Regulating AI; News or Nonstop Lies?; Pretzels and Politics; NPR's Restless Temps

Media Bits and Bytes - October 16, 2018

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#MeToo: Survivors' Stories Still Resonate; Crown Prince Coverage; Brett's Info Terrorists; WaPo Doesn't Get Jealous; Google+ Bug; Taylor Registers a Generation

Pulitzer Vindicates: Snowden Journalists Win Top Honor

Lauren McCauley Common Dreams
Guardian and Washington Post each honored with Pulitzer for Public Service. The Guardian team broke the first report on the NSA's collection of Verizon phone records and Gellman, with help from Poitras, reported on the wide-ranging surveillance program known as "PRISM." In addition to Greenwald, Poitras, MacAskill and Gellman—who are primarily credited for the NSA revelations—a number of other reporters working at the publications also contributed to the reporting
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