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Tit for Tat

What happens when journalists attack? To find out, look no further than the pages of this month’s “Columbia Journalism Review.” The story begins with “One Man’s Rwanda,” Tristan McConnell’s feature on…..

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Truth Will Out

While we were on vacation this past summer, something big happened. Many of you no doubt have heard by now of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for…..

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Wax Poetics "Africa Issue" and Other Links

* I just got the Wax Poetics Africa Issue in the mail.  Though the issue may give the impression that good music stopped being produced in Africa since the 1970s–in…..

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PHOTOGRAPHY / HOWARD FRENCH

French, now associate professor of journalism at Columbia University was for many years West Africa correspondent for The New York Times. He wrote an excellent book “A Continent for the…..

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Weekend Links

So as usual, a bunch of links–new as well as ones–that have piled up in my bookmarks folder. First, some good news: a Sudanese court only fined–but did not flog–Lubna…..