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Can A White Guy Lead An Organization Founded For Journalists of Color?

By Tracie Powell David Steinberg is the copy desk chief and style book editor for The San Francisco Chronicle. He's also white, male and the new president of UNITY: Journalists of Color for Diversity. UNITY was founded in 1994 as a way to bring together the four associations representing journalists of color-- National Association of Black Journalists, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Asian Ame ...

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So you've probably already seen Marina Shifrin's interpretive dance video exit from her place of employment that went viral this week. Well, her former bosses at Next Media Animation respond with a dance video of their own in which they announce, "We're Hiring." Have resume, will travel! Enjoy the video: And just in case, by some miracle, you missed it, here's Mari ...

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Are News Editors Suffering From ‘NSA Fatigue?’

By Tracie Powell Columnist, author, lawyer, investigative journalist and activist Glenn Greenwald believes when it comes to individual privacy breaches in the name of national security editors may be suffering from "NSA fatigue." But at the same time, he said, the public is more engaged than ever when it comes to these issues. Greenwald and Janine Gibson, Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian, fielded questions o ...

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Viral Video Channels ABC Hit ‘Scandal’ to Help Navigate New Healthcare Law

Fixers -- fictional ones at least -- are hard at work helping citizens navigate the new health care law at the center of the current government shutdown. In the parody video, Scandalous, singer/actress Jennifer Hudson parodies the hugely popular ABC prime time drama, Scandal, as she runs about town highlighting the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. The video is produced by comedy website Funny or Die.  L ...

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