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PRESS: IN THE FLESH
Portraits of employees from The Buffalo News printed on top of collages of newspaper. By Max Collins.
Still: this is bigger than a sourcing problem. This is a byline problem, a Style section problem, a language problem, a trend story problem, a lazy journalism problem, an oversimplification problem. Also: I fundamentally reject the notion that women are less likely to want to be quoted.
There are free online databases to check for plagiarism. Maybe what we need is a free online database to check for dumbass, avoidable gender bias.
In an analysis of 352 front-page stories from the January and February of this year, a study found that the New York Times quoted more than three times as many male as female sources. Read more at Poynter
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The number of Americans who still believe journalists contribute “a lot” to society, according to a new Pew study. Ouch.
Barry Diller, April 29, 2013
Meanwhile, The Archivist surges on. Thanks Tumblr peep.
Tumblr’s Storyboard was a daily read for many Mashable editors, so we’re offering to publish some of its planned stories in the wake of its shut-down.
This is a fantastic project by former Newsweekers and friends Ryan Jones, Ronik Design and FilmAid — a documentary project to tell the stories of the largest refugee camp in the world, Dadaab. It’s also hands-down the most innovative use of Tumblr as a website I’ve seen. Please check out Dadaab Stories (and the accompanying Storyboard feature).
Congrats to David Gerlach and the folks over at Blank on Blank for the launch of their fantastic new animated series with PBS Digital. I love this project: journalists rummaging through old drawers to find forgotten gems from old interview tapes.