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Vox scoops up ‘Mischiefs of Faction,’ quirky political science site

3 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

It’s a small example of the brain drain to the digital media universe. Vox Media is scooping up “Mischiefs of Faction,” a brainy, quirky and generally niche political science blog overseen by academics at George Mason University in Virginia...Show More Summary

Don’t expect real push for gun control as coverage of Virginia shootings quickly wanes

3 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The “issue-attention cycle” is repeating itself as coverage of the horrific Virginia shootings declines after only one week, according to an academic who’s researched the nexus of coverage and political action. “My sense is that theShow More Summary

‘The reaction has been bananas,’ says Amber Jamieson, who went topless to report on desnudas

4 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

NYC's female leaders are backing bare boobs over de Blasio http://t.co/TcZmZgggh8 pic.twitter.com/nuJZ5ZRXC2 — New York Post Metro (@nypmetro) August 31, 2015 Before Amber Jamieson pitched a literal exposé to her editor at the New York...Show More Summary

5 ways to prepare your newsroom to cover suicide more effectively

5 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Stories about heart disease and cancer, the first and second leading causes of death in the United States, are all over the news. But when it comes to covering suicide, the tenth leading cause of death, news organizations are wary. When they do cover it, they are often spurred by an immediate breaking story. Show More Summary

NYT editor: Botched Clinton story due to ‘sloppiness on deadline’

5 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Daily Beast A flawed story that mistakenly said government officials sought a criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s handling of government information was a result of to inattentive reporting on deadline, New York Times Executive...Show More Summary

Front page of the day: What the end of war looked like 70 years ago

7 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Today’s front page of the day comes from The Appeal-Democrat in Marysville, California. On Wednesday, the newspaper started a five-part series on the end of World War II, which includes front pages and Associated Press coverage from the time. Show More Summary

Stelter scoops Byers with some personal news

7 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

CNN Money Dylan Byers, one of POLITICO’s most prominent media reporters, is joining CNN, “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter reported for the network Wednesday. In his new job at CNN, Byers will write for the network’s politics and...Show More Summary

Trump speed dials ‘Good Morning America,’ calls Clinton ‘worst ever’ SOS

8 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Screen shot, ‘Good Morning America.’ Donald Trump’s ability to command press whenever he desire persists, with Wednesday’s “Good Morning America” serving as his latest free-media platform. Co-host George Stephanopoulos tried valiantly...Show More Summary

15 tips for handling quotes

9 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

In the almost 40-year history of the Poynter Institute, there have been few topics that generate as much debate among journalists as how to handle quotes. I love it when a dogmatic reporter argues, “I only use the exact words that aShow More Summary

‘Big Apple vs. Big Toilet’

9 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Why IS New York cleaner than San Francisco? It was newspaper column as clickbait and cultural anthropology: The San Francisco Chronicle's Debra Saunders wondered why two major cities, each with liberal sensibilities, smell so very, very different. Show More Summary

Bloomberg EIC outlines editorial vision in wake of cuts

After a day of layoffs that claimed dozens of journalists from the ranks of Bloomberg’s massive reporting and editing corps, Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait addressed the culling in a memo to staffers Tuesday, characterizing the departures...Show More Summary

With ‘Only Clinton Emails,’ BuzzFeed brings a distributed approach to politics coverage

“Only Clinton Emails,” a new Twitter account from BuzzFeed Politics, curates and highlights the most interesting excerpts from the Hillary Clinton email dumps. (Screenshot) When a judge ordered the State Department to release a trove of emails from Hillary Clinton in dribs and drabs earlier this year, he fated U.S. Show More Summary

Texas station airs unedited video showing man killed by police

CNN KSAT in San Antonio, Texas published a video showing a man’s shooting death during an arrest, Brian Stelter reported Tuesday for CNN. The video shows Gilbert Flores being shot and killed by police officers who responded to a domestic...Show More Summary

‘Brilliant jerks’ no longer welcome as Kansas college daily heralds ‘kick-ass’ first week

Medium Katie Kutsko doesn’t suffer from low ambitions, undue modesty or lack of clarity as editor in chief of the University Daily Kansan at the University of Kansas. Exhibiting the exuberance of youth and the tactics of a wizened field general, last spring she detailed a lengthy manifesto for change. Show More Summary

Front page of the day: Have we reached peak Denali/McKinley?

I apologize for that headline. Tuesday’s front page of the day comes from The Cincinnati Enquirer, which led with news that the president was renaming Alaska’s Mount McKinley to Denali. From President William McKinley’s home state: On...Show More Summary

Why The New York Times is traveling with migrants and refugees through Europe

Migrants get on the train that will take them straight to #serbia border. #refugees #Europe #migrants #onassignment @nytimes A photo posted by Sergey Ponomarev (@sergeyponomarev) on Aug 26, 2015 at 7:41am PDT Along with a group of migrants and refugees, Anemona Hartocollis is now making a journey through Europe. Show More Summary

Apple watch: time for dramatic move into programming?

Good morning. Tech goliath may go Hollywood Drum roll, please. "The moment the media and technology industries have been expecting for years may finally be arriving: Apple is exploring getting into the original programming business." Variety broke word that Apple's had "preliminary conversations in recent weeks" about producing entertainment content. Show More Summary

Financial maneuvers bring McClatchy share price back up

Typically, having a stock trading at $1.27 a share is not cause for celebration. But when McClatchy stock closed at that level today, it represented a gain of 23.5 percent in the last three trading days. McClatchy was threatened twoShow More Summary

Behind a winning Trump tactic: feuding with the press

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers questions from reporters at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Mischiefs of Faction The resilience...Show More Summary

Today is NPR’s 10th podcast-iversary

Ten years ago today, NPR podcasts made their debut, with a directory of 170+ programs created by NPR and public radio stations. At the time, we didn’t know whether podcasts would crash and burn next to minidisks, but the format was a beautiful match for the audio programming our journalists had been shaping for decades, and it had potential. Show More Summary

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