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Called Out by David Simon, HuffPo Amends, Corrects Post - Posted July 4, 2014
Following a major Thursday assist from Capital New York associate media editor Jeremy Barr... [GalleyCat]

The Atlantic, PEN Hosting Free Expression Forum at Newseum - Posted November 26, 2013
The PEN American Center, in conjunction with The Atlantic and Google is holding a forum on December 4th, moderated by The Atlantic's James Fallows to discuss the "challenges to freedom of expression in the digital age." In light of all the recent... [FishbowlDC]

Former New Orleans Anchor Portrays Corrupt Politician He Once Covered - Posted May 2, 2011
David Simon, the creative force behind "The Wire" and "Treme," has been known to cast locals in his community-centric shows and now he ... [TVSpy]

David Simon, Yiyun Li, and Annette Gordon-Reed Awarded $500,000 Genius Grants - Posted September 28, 2010
Today the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation celebrated 23 creative individuals who will receive one of the Foundation's annual $500,000 awards--the famous "genius grants." Three writers were included among the winners: author and historian ... [GalleyCat]

Anthology of McSweeney's Funny Women - Posted June 19, 2009
For your weekend reading pleasure, here's a gender-specific, curated Rumpus essay by Elissa Bassist about the long list of women who have written for the funny pages of McSweeney's Internet Tendency. The list incl... [GalleyCat]

A Look At The Future Of Investigative Reporting, Just In Time For IRE Conference - Posted June 10, 2009
TVNewser contributor Alissa Krinsky's timing sure is good. She has a piece up on the future of investigative journalism just in time for the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference this weekend, held this year in Baltimore. Krinsky also interviews ... [FishbowlDC]

David Simon On The Downfall Of American Newspapers - Posted May 12, 2009
Last week, David Simon- former Baltimore Sun reporter and creator of The Wire on HBO- testified before The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation during a hearing on The Future of Journalism. Instead of blaming the internet and the recession for the decline of print, Simon took the newspaper industry... [FishbowlLA]

Huffington Says The Internet Isn't Killing Newspapers At Senate Hearings - Posted May 8, 2009
Wednesday, the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing on "The Future of Journalism" with testimony from experts on new media and the newspaper industry. Committee Chairman Sen. John Kerry called for the hearing to examine wha... [Fishbowl NY]

Huffington Says The Internet Isn't Killing Newspapers At Senate Hearings - Posted May 8, 2009
Wednesday, the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing on "The Future of Journalism" with testimony from experts on new media and the newspaper industry. Committee Chairman Sen. John Kerry called for the hearing to examine wha... [FishbowlNY]

The Post Boom Culture Novel - Posted April 13, 2009
Did the prosperity of the last 20 years make American novelists soft? On Tuesday April 14 at 7pm, critic Walter Benn Michaels, The Wire creator and journalist David Simon (pictured), author ... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List, 03.20.08 - Posted March 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. Did you go to The Express' happy hour last night at The Greene Turtle? Or perhaps you were at Al Neuharth Free Spirit Conference's evening gala, which recognized "Free Spirit of the Year" Cathie Black. Or yet another birthday party for that reporter with the curliest chest hair... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.03.08 - Posted March 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. One year ago we said goodbye to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and AP said hello (again) to Ron Fournier. It's the birthday of Al... [FishbowlDC]

'The Wire' Writer To School Journalists - Posted February 25, 2008
He was a former Baltimore Sun reporter who got out of the business and is now helping to expose it for the black morass of despair that it truly is. So who wouldn't want to hear The Wire creator/writer David Simon talk about the changing nature of journalism? Here's the press release for... [FishbowlLA]

Mark Bowden Swings at The Wire's David Simon - Posted January 8, 2008
Mark Bowden writes about The Wire and its creator, David Simon in the new Atlantic. Bowden finds the show a little bleak, and isn't happy that Simon lambasted two of his pals in a public speech about his days as a reporter at The Sun: ... [FishbowlLA]

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