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HarperCollins
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Student Member Representative
Gabriella Ewing
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Tom Poster
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Mitch Lebe
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2015 J-Awards Timeline:
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Bloomberg and Cignal TV to launch first 24-hour business news channel in the Philippines (Bloomberg)

Everyone gets 100% for 90 days. Then, re-visit rate drops by 75%. (Jim Rememesko)

Facebook is gradually positioning itself to become the data, media-consumption and sharing backbone for the entire digital media industry. (DigiDay)

Al Jazeera America is to increase the number of hours it broadcasts live news with the addition of more resources and broadcasting from more locations starting 30th March. (News on News)

Publishing’s future is Facebook’s past. (TheAwl)

In a significant expansion of its video strategy, Facebook is in discussions with several media firms, including Vice, The Onion and Vox Media, to produce short-form videos for the social network, according to people involved in the project. (The Information)

St. Louis-based videographer Mary Moore was among 13 people taken into custody outside Ferguson police headquarters in early October, and was charged with municipal violations. (Associated Press)

Family says she's been in and out of the hospital this year in connection with injuries sustained from being attacked in 2011. (AOL)

In this excerpt from her forthcoming e-book, Amy Webb outlines a new blueprint for the future of journalism education. (NiemanReports)


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Ayodale Savage
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Journalism major at Middlesex College in Connecticut. More in Meet a Member.

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Beth Karas
KarasOnCrime.com


Launches website that provides extensive video coverage of criminal justice issues and proceedings. More in Member News.

The Constant Columnist

Beatrice Williams-Rude
The Ghettoization of Journalism (opinion)


Ghettoization of the news makes it difficult for the nation to coalesce and confront major issues. More in The Constant Columnist.

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