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Blogging sites add user restrictions

By | Apr 4, 2012

In response to Pinterest photos of scantily clad, malnourished women tagged as “thinspiration,” site administrators have released a policy taking a stand against users who promote self-harm in pursuit of beauty. They are not alone. Tumblr and Pinterest, blogging and social media websites, recently prohibited users from posting content that promotes self-harm, eating disorders or…

Izzy Award winners revealed

By | Feb 29, 2012

The Park Center for Independent Media has named Sharif Abdel Kouddous and the Center for Media and Democracy the winners of the fourth annual Izzy Award.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist battles illegal immigrant stigma

By | Dec 5, 2011

For Jose Antonio Vargas, life has been a balancing act. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist seeks to report the truth as part of his profession but also, for more than a decade, has had to conceal a secret. Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in a first-person essay for The New York Times Magazine on…