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This & That: The Past Week in Media for Aug. 22, 2013

Aug. 16: From CNN Money: Is the tide finally turning? About two-thirds of all 2012 journalism school graduates have landed a full-time job, up from 56 percent in 2009 … from The Guardian: Using Gmail? Google says you don’t have an expectation of privacy … from Hollywood Reporter: Keith Olbermann reveals what really went into his departure from politics and the apology he offered to be able to return to ESPN.

Aug. 19: From The Washington Post: Did the Environmental Protection Agency try to dodge a legitimate FOIA request? … from the Detroit Free Press: Longtime White House correspondent Helen Thomas remembered as trailblazer during quiet service in suburban Detroit … from Fast Company: A taste of his own medicine? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s personal page hacked by user claiming to have found a security bug … from Poynter: Whether it’s a suburban location or downtown, it seems certain the Cleveland Plain Dealer is relocating their newsroom.

Aug. 20: From The Guardian: David Miranda says he was threatened with jail if he didn’t cooperate … from DNA Info New York: A NYC newspaper editor slaps a state senator, senator’s volunteer at a rally … from LA Obsessed: The Los Angeles Times is hiring bloggers … from The Atlantic: Does quitting the Internet solve your problems? Grist blogger David Roberts thinks so – he’s taking a year off … from Nieman Journalism Lab: This is why The Washington Post uses Word Press and empathetic design.

Aug. 21: From INMA: What does the Orange County Register’s strategy say about the print news business … from Poynter: Could high school sports reporters be replaced by robots? … from PR Newser: Bad public relations? Condé Nast decides to forgo paying interns anything at all … from Nieman Journalism Lab: The model of a “teaching hospital” is gaining ground in journalism schools, but will it foster adaptation in the new media age in future journos? … from Giga OM: The Huffington Post is ending the allowance of anonymous commenting, but is there value in anonymity?

Aug. 22: From Net News Check: After a disastrous 2012, Journatic regroups … from All Twitter: After hacker compromises 15,000 accounts, here’s 3 easy steps to safeguard your account … from The New York Times: A British newspaper holds the cards in battle with government over secrets – here’s why … from Reuters: Can you name the fraternity of marquee brothers of journalism? It includes Ezra Klein of The Washington Post’s Wonkblog … from The Associated Press: The NSA estimates it collected approximately 56,000 communications made by Americans with no connection to terrorism.

— Compiled by T.C. Cameron

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