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"Orwellian Oregon Wants To Define What A Journalist Is"
"Once again, we're debating who is a real journalist, and who is not. The result of this determination could have much greater impact than anyone realizes."
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Orwellian Oregon Wants To Define What A Journalist Is

In an intersection of well intended laws and unintended consequences, Oregon's Government Ethics Commission has created a debate about what constitutes a real journalist. Once again, we're debating who is a real journalist, and who is not. The result of this determination could have much greater impact than anyone realizes. According to a report in The Oregonian (allegedly a real newspaper),

04/28/2014
The Impact Twitter has on Mainstream Media
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The Impact Twitter has on Mainstream Media

Twitter's impact on traditional media has raised the benchmark for breaking news and its existence has blurred the perception of media credibility vs. reliability. Breaking news is often reported to Twitter first then re-tweeted and immediately broadcasted to the traditional media and other various internet sources. This puts a twist on the way Americans view news outlets.

04/24/2013