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Washington Post to stop using 'denigrative Redskins' name for NFL team

Aug 23, 2014

Washington Post to stop using 'denigrative Redskins' name for NFL team

The Washington Post editorial board will generally avoid using the word "Redskins" when referring to Washington's football team, it announced on Friday, saying the term denigrates Native Americans. #Sports #NewsTracker #Washington Post #National Football League #Media ethics #NFL #Redskins
Phone hacking trial: US probe of Murdoch's News Corp to continue

Jun 27, 2014

Phone hacking trial: US probe of Murdoch's News Corp to continue

Accused of phone hacking among other crimes, News Corp. confirmed that it had turned over more than 80,000 emails from US-based servers to US Justice Department investigators over a year ago. #Rupert Murdoch #NewsTracker #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking trial: British PM apologises to parliament for hiring Coulson

Jun 26, 2014

Phone hacking trial: British PM apologises to parliament for hiring Coulson

I take full responsibility for employing Andy Coulson, I did so on the basis of assurances that I received. I am sorry, this was the wrong decision," Cameron told the parliament. #Rupert Murdoch #TheySaidIt #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking trial: British PM to be quizzed on decision to hire Coulson

Jun 25, 2014

Phone hacking trial: British PM to be quizzed on decision to hire Coulson

While Cameron comes under fire for hiring Coulson, the acquittal of Brooks on charges of phone hacking and bribing public officials took some of the pressure off Murdoch. #Rupert Murdoch #ConnectTheDots #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking trial: Regret hiring Coulson as media chief, says British PM

Jun 25, 2014

Phone hacking trial: Regret hiring Coulson as media chief, says British PM

Cameron issued a sombre televised apology for hiring Coulson, showing how toxic the scandal remains nearly three years after News Corp boss Murdoch was forced to shut down the Sunday tabloid in disgrace. #Rupert Murdoch #TheySaidIt #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK

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Topless royalty, murdered envoys and the great privacy debate

Sep 14, 2012

Topless royalty, murdered envoys and the great privacy debate

What is a private moment? What is a public one? How do you define dignity? No easy questions, and no easy answers. #Kate Middleton #Libya #CriticalPoint #Prince Harry #Media ethics #US ambassador #Christopher Stevens
How Scottish slang for scrotum trended on Twitter

Dec 11, 2011

How Scottish slang for scrotum trended on Twitter

Scottish social media used the word 'bawbag' meaning scrotum, to cock a snook at the weather. But should mainstream media always follow these trends? #social media #HowThisWorks #Twitter #News #Media ethics #Hurricane Bawbag

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How Scottish slang for scrotum trended on Twitter

Aug 15, 2014

St. Louis police sergeant mistaken for cop who shot Michael Brown

An 18-year veteran police officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department — and president of the Ethical Society of Police — was mistaken on social media as the officer who fatally shot an unarmed teen last week...
How Scottish slang for scrotum trended on Twitter

Aug 29, 2014

Mom not charged in confrontation with alleged school bully

Prosecutors said Thursday they will not file charges against a Northern California mother accused of grabbing the throat of a 12-year-old boy she suspected of bullying her daughter. The Sonoma County District Attorney's Office said there were conflic... #California #Santa Rosa, CA #Sonoma County #Ben Adams
How Scottish slang for scrotum trended on Twitter

Aug 28, 2014

Wall Street Journal charts 'College Football Grid of Shame': UMass falls into the 'Embarrassing weakling' quadrant

UMass ranked near the very corner of the "Embarrassing weakling" quadrant. The FBS college football season kicked off Wednesday with Georgia State defeating Abilene Christian 38-37 on a late field goal. But for many fans, the real action doesn't begi... #South Carolina #ESPN #National Collegiate Athletic Association #Wall Street Journal #Ben Cohen (footballer) #Football Outsiders #USA Today #Georgia State Panthers (football) #Abilene, TX #Mid-American Conference