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Views Preview: Revealing a Source to the FBI

Jul 10, 2018

A well-known security blogger revealed the name of one her sources to the FBI – unsolicited. It’s something most wouldn’t do without court order, and still, there are reporters who will go to jail to protect their sources. So, why did Marcy Wheeler do it?

Marcy Wheeler: “Putting a face (mine) to the risks posed by GOP games on Mueller investigation

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “A journalist’s conscience leads her to reveal her source to the FBI. Here’s why.

Trump & the NATO Summit

The New York Times: “Trump says Germany is ‘Captive’ to Russia: Live NATO Updates

Liza Hearon, Huffington Post: “Trump kicks off NATO summit with breakfast rant: ‘Germany is a captive of Russia’

Dana Milbank, Washington Post: “Believe it or not, Trump just told the truth

David Bossie, Fox News: “At the NATO Summit, Trump is standing up for fair treatment for America

Editorial, The Guardian: “The Guardian view on the NATO summit: Europe must come together

Christoph Scheurmann, Der Spiegel: “’I’m an optimist who worries a lot

Der Spiegel: “NATO prepares for a Trumper Tantrum

Molly K. McKew, Politico: “’They will die in Tallinn’: Estonia girds for war with Russia

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Kavanaugh tapped for the Supreme Court

Mark Landler & Maggie Haberman, New York Times: “Brett Kavanaugh is Trump’s pick for Supreme Court

Robert Costa, Robert Barnes & Felicia Sonmez, Washington Post: “Brett Kavanaugh is nominated by Trump to succeed Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Christopher Cadelago, Politico: “Trump aides have prepped rollouts for multiple Supreme Court nominees

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: "Just what is an NBC News reporter saying about Trump and Justice Kennedy?"

WhatsApp’s role in India’s deadly riots

Matthew Ingram, Columbia Journalism Review: “India tells WhatsApp to stop the deadly rumor mill, somehow

Rachel England, Engadget: “Facebook uses newspaper ads to warn WhatsApp users about fake news

Pranav Dixit, BuzzFeed: “WhatsApp just told India’s government that it cannot fight misinformation alone

Diya Ghosh, Medianama: “WhatsApp responds to MEITY; Full text

Nikhil Pahwa, Medianama: “Addressing WhatsApp’s fake news problems

Sankalp Phartiyal, Reuters: “India asks WhatsApp to curb spread of false messages

Swati Gupta & Bard Wilkinson, CNN: “WhatsApp India: Five lynched after online child kidnap rumors

Matthew Ingram, Columbia Journalism Review: “Rumors spread via WhatsApp lead to more deaths in India

Abhimanyu Ghoshal, The Next Web: “India must blame itself, not WhatsApp, for its devastating lynching spree

Mark Frankel, Nieman Lab: “The promises and pitfalls of reporting within chat apps and other semi-open platforms: A jouranlist’s guide

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Paying the Trumps for photos

Andrew W. Lehren, Emily R. Siegel & Merritt Enright, NBC: “News media paid Melania Trump thousands for use of photos in ‘positive stories only’

Simon Dumenco & Erik Basil Spooner, AdAge: “Hey, media, here are 9 photos of Melania Trump you don’t have to pay her to use

Covering the Fireworks War

KMIZ: “KMIZ accountable for news crew’s conduct

Sara Maslar-Donar, KMIZ: “’CoMo Fireworks War’ goes off in Boone County

Blake Sammann, KOMU: “Columbia residents carry on the tradition of fireworks wars

Jasmine Ramirez, KMIZ: “Aftermath of ‘CoMo Fireworks War’

Emily Aiken & Cary Littlejohn, Columbia Missourian: “Proposal to create official ‘Fireworks War 2019’ sent to county commissioners

Raising the curtain on ‘Tomorrow, Inshallah’”

David Beard, Poynter: “Journalists see their work adapted for the stage: Can it help break prejudice?

Christopher Mathias & Rowaida Abedelaziz, Huffington Post: “Islamophobia

Jo Confino, Huffington Post: “HuffPost collaborates with StoryWorks on a new documentary theater project, ‘Tomorrow, Inshallah’

Kristen Hare, Poynter: “With StoryWorks, Center for Investigative Reporting’s stories take center stage

‘American Idiot’ tops the charts

Katie Rife, A/V Club: “God bless The Washington Post, which cited ClickHole in a story about Green Day

Megh Wright, Vulture: “The Washington Post is mistaking ClickHole for real news is a thing of beauty

Cale Guthrie Weissman, Fast Company: “The Washington Post fell for a fake op-ed saying Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ is about George W. Bush

Meagan Flynn, Washington Post: “In honor of Trump’s visit, Brits launch campaign to lift ‘American Idiot’ to top of the charts