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January 14, 2014

Daily Briefing of Media News

In Today's News: Russia expels an American journalist, the media reflects on the ethics of blogging about cancer and DirecTV drops the Weather Channel.

Top Stories

Russia Expels U.S. Journalist Critical of Putin

View: On Live-Tweeting One’s Suffering

DirecTV Drops The Weather Channel In Dispute Over Carriage Fees

Media Business

Skimping on Fees and Avoiding Journalists: Are Publishers Doing Native on the Cheap?

The J-School Scrum: Bringing Agile Development Into the Classroom

Newspaper News

Staff Plans Bid For Philadelphia Newspapers

Press & Government

Journalists Flock to Jobs in Obama Administration

Social Media

Digital Publishing: All the News That’s Fit to Pin

Online Media

Start Small, Plan Big: How Two Nonprofit Education Sites Came Together to Build a Network

Science, Technology & News

View: That West Virginia Chemical Spill? It’s Likely a Bigger Scandal than Bridgegate

Media Ethics

Black Press Takes Free Trip to Morocco


View: China’s Coy Game of Intimidation with Foreign Media (Q&A)

Contrasting Fortunes for Burma’s English-Language Newspapers

Journalists Should Target Malawi’s Election Issues, Not Personalities