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Technology vs. privacy: Drones stir up a whirlwind

 When there's a natural disaster, a drone is the logical go-to for journalists; but what are the potential consequences of using them?

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Journalists grapple with media bias on race and religion

Journalists all over America believe they are not reporting fairly when it comes to matters of race and religion.

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Trump told over one lie a minute

Publishers and broadcasters have learned that Trump's outrageous lying attracts viewers like an automobile crash attracts gawkers.

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Today in history: Tom Hayden turns 76 (that’s the spirit!)

In addition to being an editorial board member and columnist for The Nation, Hayden regularly publishes his commentary in other major media.

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Today in history: Anna Louise Strong is born, changes worlds

Strong was employed by the New York Evening Post to report on the bloody massacre and the armed guards hired by Everett mill owners to keep the IWW out of town.

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Today in history: Huge anti-death penalty march for Mumia Abu-Jamal

On this date 20 years ago, thousands demonstrated in support of journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal.

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Today in history: Remembering White House correspondent Helen Thomas

Thomas was the first female officer of the National Press Club, president of the White House Correspondents' Association and member of the Gridiron Club.

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People’s World receives top honors from Illinois Woman’s Press Association

The IWPA announced earlier this month that People's World writers are among the recipients of top awards.

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Southern California awards lunch raises friends for PW

Almost 60 friends of the People's World gathered here at the Los Angeles Workers Center to celebrate the People's World and its California contributors.

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Reporter to get Newspaper Guild award for defying subpoena

Newspaper Guild will give its Herbert Block Freedom Award to James Risen, a New York Times reporter who has defied a federal subpoena since 2006 demanding he reveal his key source.

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