Syria remains the deadliest part of the world for journalists, according to a new report by the Committee to Protect Journalists, which says that 70 journalists died on the job this year.
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Fewer than half of all Republicans believe evolution is a thing, according to a new poll.
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The FAA is testing drones in these states.
If you wouldn’t mind using another publication to advertise your infringement tool, we’d appreciate it.The New York Times senior counsel Richard Samson • Offering a harsh-as-heck response to the creator of Scrollkit, a startup which allows you to visually lay out web content. Cody Brown, the creator of the app, used it to show how one can create an equivalent design to the NYT’s iconic “Snow Fall" layout quickly, leading the newspaper’s lawyers to strike back with full brunt force, ordering Brown to take down a claim that the app can recreate the story within an hour — something Brown actually did and posted video of — from Scrollkit’s website. FWIW: We’ve used Scrollkit before, and it existed long before this current issue. It’s not simply an infringement tool and to call it as such is not fair to Brown.
I’m w/ a NY Post reporter who says he was roughed up by riot police as Zuccotti was cleared. He thinks violence was ‘completely deliberate.’The New York Times’ Brian Stelter • Discussing some of the violence and roadblocks journalists faced last night when trying to cover the Zuccotti Park eviction. Journalists faced much trouble trying to tell a difficult story last night, as there are reports that they were kept long distances away and prevented from providing information to readers about what was happening in the cleanup. As Mediaite so eloquently put it, “Press badges apparently meant nothing.”