The Uncertain Future of Photojournalism

A veteran photojournalist discusses how photojournalists try to survive in an era that devalues great photography and great photojournalism. NYT.

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When and How Do I Use the Copyright Symbol?

Forbes.com: "You trademarked your brand or company name and you can use a trademark symbol going forward. That's great news, but knowing when and how to use that symbol can be confusing." More

Students Take Exercises to Distinguish Real News from Fake News

The News Literacy Project helps students distinguish real news from fake news. Students in classrooms are doing exercises to determine real news from fake news, mostly from viral content spread on social media. Here's the story from NPR. Some politicians are attempting to delegitimize real news they don't like that holds them accountable by labeling it... Continue Reading →

Power of Mainstream Media Declines

As the American media loses economic power, with diminished resources -- traditional print and broadcast media are in a far more precarious position than they were in 1970 -- their cultural and legal protections have weakened as well. The public's confidence and good will have almost evaporated. Less than a third of Americans express trust... Continue Reading →

Are Our Mobile Phone Communications Private? Is Trump’s Phone Secure?

Is Trump Tweeting From a 'Secure' Smartphone? The White House Won't Say. National Public Radio. Trump's unsecure Android phone highlights common security dilemma In-Depth-Computerworld-Jan 27, 2017.  Donald Trump still using personal Android phone despite potential hacking... Telegraph.co.uk-Jan 26, 2017 Use mobile phones as securely as possible - Security in a Box US Considers Scanning Phones and... Continue Reading →

10 Journalism Brands Where You Find Real News Rather Than Fake News

In this era of fake news, finding and developing trust in brand-name journalism is very important. Readers should view sites they've never heard of with a lot more skepticism than trusted brands. Here are 10 trusted brands in the US and the UK: http://www.forbes.com/sites/berlinschoolofcreativeleadership/2017/02/01/10-journalism-brands-where-you-will-find-real-facts-rather-than-alternative-facts/#2a6b77f329c1 In addition, the New York Times has developed "skills and strategies... Continue Reading →

Blogger Agrees to Pay Financial Settlement to Melania Trump for Defamation; Canadian Wins $65,000 in Lawsuit Against Neighbor for Facebook Post

First Lady Melania Trump has settled a defamation case against a US blogger who allegedly defamed her. The blogger agreed to pay an undisclosed sum and issued a retraction and apology. A Canadian in 2016 won $50,000 in general damages, and $15,000 in punitive damages against a neighbor who posted defamatory statements on Facebook. Click.... Continue Reading →

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