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  • Friend of accused Boston bomber found guilty of lying to authorities

    Friend of accused Boston bomber found guilty of lying to authorities
    BOSTON (Reuters) - A college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber was found guilty on Tuesday of making false statements to authorities in a terrorism investigation, as a federal jury did not accept his defense that he had smoked so much marijuana...
  • Witnessing A New Optimism In Journalism

    Witnessing A New Optimism In Journalism
    To mark the 250th anniversary of The Hartford Courant, Editor Andrew Julien made the following remarks at an Oct. 25 gala celebrating the event. The paper turns 250 Oct. 29. It's no big secret that it's been a rocky few years for us in the business of...
  • Remembering Frank Mankiewicz, a respected professional in politics and media

    WASHINGTON -- In the hard-boiled if fading world of print journalism, it's often said that the only way to look at a politician is down. And the worst crime of all is to work both sides of the street, doubling as a reporter while working for a pol, or...
  • Clarence Page: Jon Stewart's latest project a far cry from usual comedy

    Clarence Page: Jon Stewart's latest project a far cry from usual comedy
    Comedian Jon Stewart's debut as a movie director entertains, enlightens and even inspires. But be warned, "Daily Show" fans: In case you haven't heard, it's not a comedy. Not unless you get your laughs in the sarcastic way that I often do, from the...
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell dies in Vermont

    (Reuters) - Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell died on Tuesday at his home in Vermont after battling leukemia, his wife said on Wednesday. He was 87. Kinnell's published work spanned five decades and dealt with a wide spectrum of subjects, from...
  • Hostage 'news report' video says Islamic State close to taking Kobani

    Hostage 'news report' video says Islamic State close to taking Kobani
    The battle for the Syrian city of Kobani took a grim new twist with the release of a video depicting a British journalist held captive by the militant group Islamic State delivering a "news report" from the border town, predicting imminent defeat for...
  • Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict

    Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict
    A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of lying to authorities in a terrorism investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm...
  • Pay-per-story startup Blendle wins backing from major publishers

    Publishers Axel Springer and The New York Times have together invested 3 million euros ($3.8 million) in Dutch start-up Blendle, betting it has answers to the problem of how to charge readers who eschew costly online subscriptions. Publishers have been...
  • 'Nightcrawler' shows how the news worm has turned

    'Nightcrawler' shows how the news worm has turned
    If it bleeds it leads in the fictional newsroom of director Dan Gilroy’s “Nightcrawler.” Fear is an invaluable commodity at KWLA 6, a local Los Angeles news station struggling to pull in ratings post-CNN, Facebook, TMZ, Twitter and...
  • Ben Bradlee dies at 93; Washington Post editor led Watergate coverage

    Ben Bradlee dies at 93; Washington Post editor led Watergate coverage
    More than 40 years ago, two young Washington Post reporters began digging into a local burglary that would have roused little interest except for one odd fact: One of the five men arrested at the Democratic Party's national headquarters worked for the...
  • H.L. Mencken was an acerbic critic of American life

    H.L. Mencken was an acerbic critic of American life
    Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken died in 1956 at the age of 75. Mencken has been referred to as the "Sage of Baltimore". Primarily, Mencken was a journalist. For most of his career, he was a reporter and a columnist for The Baltimore Sun. He was also a...