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Some states prohibit journalists from participating in upcoming caucuses

December 13, 2011


Five states will hold presidential caucuses at the beginning of the new year, but some journalists in Iowa, Nevada and Minnesota won’t be allowed to participate, according to an article by the Poynter Institute. Advocates for this rule point out that caucuses aren’t like elections where voting is private. Those involved in caucuses are publicly […]

Plagiarism is plagiarism. Editorial cartoons should apply if it was intentional.

December 9, 2011


The Poynter Institute published an interesting article after two incidents (one confirmed and one alleged) involving editorial cartoonists copying content and visuals from other publications. These recent occurrences have led the board of directors at Association of American Editorial Cartoonists (AAEC) to review their guidelines and determine what plagiarism is exactly when it comes to […]