Archives for December, 2017

Members of Congress 'share' differences on Facebook

Posted: Dec. 20, 2017 | Tags: Pew Research Center

Political schisms influence which national news outlets members of Congress share on Facebook, according to a new analysis published by the Pew Research Center.

"Just as some news sources are overwhelmingly popular among just Republicans or just Democrats in the broader public, the same political divisions appear to shape the kinds of outlets that members of Congress are sharing on Facebook," Adam Hughes, one of the authors of the report, said.

The analysis found that nearly half of all Facebook posts made by members of Congress that contained links to stories from national news media were to outlets predominantly shared ...

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Explore The Workshop's 2017 holiday gift guide

Posted: Dec. 1, 2017 | Tags: Gifts, Holidays

The holiday gift-giving season beckons. And if you’re like me, Google's not always your best friend when it comes to finding clever presents for loved ones. I'm here to help.

Books

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Art by Andrea Lin, IRW

Books make the writer's heart grow fonder, am I right? Explore these great reads for journalists. They're sure to enhance any truthseeker’s bookstand, whether you're buying for budding reporters or the nation's most senior editors and columnists.

The Investigative Reporter’s Handbook, 5th Edition

The Elements of Journalism, 3rd Edition 

Censored 2018: Press Freedoms in a ...

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Recent Posts

30,000 across from White House demand 'families belong together'

The Trump administration missed the first of two deadlines to reunite children separated from their parents. The action came after public backlash mounted, and a federal judge issued a nationwide injunction to reunite families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border within 30 days. More than 30,000 people rallied in Washington on June 30 to demand the Trump administration reunite families immediately.

Newspaper circulation plummets — again

Newspaper circulation plummeted again last year, following the trend of decreased distribution since the early 2000s, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Wednesday.

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