Zach Seward's Top Stories

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  1. U.S. Said to Find North Korea Ordered Cyberattack on Sony
    Photo Sony dropped plans to release “The Interview.” Credit David Goldman/Associated Press WASHINGTON — American officials have concluded that North Korea was “centrally involved” in the hacking of Sony Pictures computers, even as the studio canceled...
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  2. Best of 2014
    Over the course of twenty-five years, he’s repeatedly toyed with the idea of running for president. With all but his closest apostles finally tired of the charade, even the Donald himself has to ask, what’s the point?
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  3. Inside the Buzz-Fueled Media Startups Battling for Your Attention
    Type By Dirk Fowler It’s like a parody, spending time in a well-funded startup’s office, with exposed brick walls and Great Big Screens Showing User Numbers and Pie Charts, just down the street from a food truck pavilion, sipping on a cup of...
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  4. Top Five Theater Circuits Drop 'The Interview' After Sony Hack
    The top five theater circuits in North America have decided not to play Sony's The Interview. Regal Entertainment, AMC Entertainment, Cinemark, Carmike Cinemas and Cineplex Entertainment have all decided against showing the film. "Due to the...
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  5. Predictions for Journalism 2015 " Collections " Nieman Journalism Lab " Pushing to the Future of Journalism
    Stacy-Marie Ishmael“Photographers, photo editors, and stalwarts of the picture desk, rejoice. We need you now, again, and more than ever.”
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  6. 2014: The Year in Garbage
    THIS YEAR STUNK. It’s possible all years are this bad, but we don’t think so. 2014 was simply a trashpile of world events and sewer people. The slop started piling up at the start and never slowed down. It reeks in here. Did anything good even...
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  7. Inside the Firewall
    Inside the Firewall: Tracking the News That China Blocks By Sisi Wei, ProPublica, Dec. 17, 2014 Every day since Nov. 17, 2014, ProPublica has been testing whether the homepages of international news organizations are accessible to browsers inside...
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  8. New York Times Reporters Told Not To Open Hacked Sony Emails, Some Of Which Involve The Times
    NEW YORK -– The massive Sony hack has left editors with a decision sure to be studied in media ethics classes for years to come: Should journalists report on materials stolen from a corporation by hackers? The New York Times, for one, has covered...
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  9. U.S. Links North Korea to Sony Hacking
    WASHINGTON — American intelligence officials have concluded that the North Korean government was “centrally involved” in the recent attacks on Sony Pictures’s computers, a determination reached just as Sony on Wednesday canceled its release of the...
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  10. Why the workday should be 10-6, not 9-5
    If you've ever wished you didn't have to get to work until later in the morning, you're not alone. A new study shows that those who start work later also get more sleep. And that's led some health experts to suggest that pushing back the workday...
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