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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

Sep 06, 2014

The ethics of online voyeurism

One of the first things I do in the morning after gulping down a cup of coffee is take a groggy stroll through my Twitter feed. I rarely actively seek out anything in particular but rather click on items that seem curious or newsworthy as they appear... #Syria #Iraq #Missouri #Lena Dunham
How Scottish slang for scrotum trended on Twitter

Sep 14, 2014

Meet the McGill professor who got inside Anonymous

MONTREAL—At 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 14, Gabriella Coleman dragged herself from the bedroom of her apartment to her desk, where her laptop had sat running overnight. Coleman, a McGill University professor, toggled between windows of a chat client, trying to... #Federal Bureau of Investigation #Missouri #Church of Scientology
How Scottish slang for scrotum trended on Twitter

Sep 08, 2014

Navarrette: Why are American workers so whiny?

I've spent the last few days looking around and wondering: "When did the American worker get so whiny?" A lot of people seem to resent having to work for a living and feel entitled to a smoother ride. Some politicians help make the whine. When Sen. E... #George W. Bush #California #Los Angeles, CA #Barack Obama #Elizabeth Warren #Eric Garcetti #U.S. Republican Party