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The timing is striking a month from the midterm elections. But the president stopped short of outright legalizing marijuana, which would require an act of Congress.

“If a platform says ‘pivot to video,’ publishers seem to bark back, ‘Sir, how short, sir!’”

The “abandoned warehouse” is actually a former furniture store that is now a National Archives and Records Administration-controlled facility.

Roughly 80 design, production, distribution and advertising staff at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette went on strike Thursday in protest of the termination of their health care coverage.

The FBI’s new National Incident-Based Reporting System will be fertile ground for those who want to distort or exaggerate crime trends for political or commercial reasons.

As of Thursday evening, the trial will indeed be delayed to give Musk more time to line up his financing.

Early estimates are that the president’s pardon affects 6,500 people convicted on federal charges of simple possession of marijuana from 1992 to 2021. If states follow suit, it would be many times that number.

“Publishers get whiplash from having to learn how to repackage their content every 18-24 months in order to lean into whatever feature is the hot new craze.”

A group of African fact-checking organizations is banding together in a coalition to maximize its impact in Nigeria ahead of the 2023 election season.

The National Archives and Records Administration said it moved approximately 30 million pages of unclassified records to a Chicago-area facility, and that it moved other classified records to a location in the Washington, D.C., area.

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In granting a posthumous citation to Ida B. Wells, the Pulitzer Prizes honors one of America’s earliest and most intrepid investigative reporters.

The United States ranks last in media trust — at 29% — among 92,000 news consumers surveyed in 46 countries.

Today's an unwelcome reminder that journalism is difficult and dangerous work

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The AP Stylebook says the percentage sign is now acceptable when paired with a numeral in most cases.

Nikole Hannah-Jones: "If newsroom managers wanted diverse newsrooms, they’d have diverse newsrooms."

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Instagram debuts discover for Web, which can help publishers find user-generated content:

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We owe it to our audiences to report on suicide in ways that don't cause further harm.

"Increasingly, the fact-based news that’s necessary for a pro-democracy citizenry is behind a paywall."

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