Is news reporting creative? No, says U.S. government


Amidst shrinking budgets and the threat of layoffs or buyouts, newspaper staffers across the country are scrambling to meet deadlines and fill pages using fewer and fewer resources. Many reporters are entitled to overtime pay when they exceed 40 hours…

Bloggers v. Journalists: Why it Matters and How to Avoid a Lawsuit

judge rules on bloggers

Bloggers who consider themselves the “citizen journalists of the internet” are still stinging from the slapdown issued last month by an Oregon judge who ruled that “bloggers are not journalists.”
Crystal Cox, who labeled herself “an investigative blogger,” lost a…