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Front page of the day: ‘Bam’s tears’

Today’s front page of the day comes from the New York Post, which led Wednesday with the president’s executive actions on gun control. Via Newseum: Here’s a collection of front pages that also led with the news: Follow @kristenhare !function(d,s,id){var...Show More Summary

Medill heads west, planning to partner journalists with engineers

Photo by Kevin Stanchfield via Flickr. Reporters and editors at The Daily Breeze had a big story on their hands. Waste, corruption and lazy local government — and at the center of it all, a superintendent pocketing a bloated salary. The...Show More Summary

Obama’s tears: Will the media care in a few days?

Good morning. Tears of rage, tears of grief Watching President Obama Tuesday, you might have mulled the lyrics of "Tears of Rage," a Bob Dylan song first recorded by him and The Band in 1967 but made famous by The Band in a second version a year later (public confession: I have the vinyl album in the garage). Show More Summary

AP: Don’t use the term ‘militia’ in Oregon standoff, try ‘armed ranchers’

Members of the group occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters hug after Ammon Bundy, center, left, one of the sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, spoke with reporters during a news conference Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, near Burns, Ore. Show More Summary

Las Vegas Review-Journal sets disclosure rules for stories involving Sheldon Adelson

The Las Vegas Review-Journal, which was purchased by Sheldon Adelson in December, has established temporary guidelines for disclosing its conflict of interest in stories involving the billionaire casino mogul and the gambling industry. Going...Show More Summary

Metro Corp., publisher of Boston and Philadelphia magazines, announces cuts

Philly Mag Metro Corp., which publishes Philadelphia Magazine and Boston Magazine, is cutting staff in a corporate restructuring aimed at addressing “the changing media environment.” At the bottom of an unbylined report published byShow More Summary

Globe delivery fiasco illustrates challenges of transition to digital era

Photo by Jon S via Flickr. Diary of a Boston Globe subscriber, 2016: After a week of late and missed deliveries, the paper’s band of midnight-riding staffers provided me with not one but two copies of the Sunday paper. By Monday morning,...Show More Summary

Here are some short tweets about Twitter’s plans for long tweets

On Tuesday morning, we shared a story from re/code about the possibility that Twitter could turn tweets into short stories. Watching our readers’ terse responses on Twitter was pretty delightful, so we thought we’d share. Enjoy. Twitter...Show More Summary

Another group of student journalists are planning an independent publication

Lab results from a test The Columns conducted on mold on campus. (Screen shot, Facebook) Student Press Law Center A small group of student journalists at West Virginia’s Fairmont State University are planning their own publication after multiple run-ins with the school administration. Show More Summary

Daily newspapers in Fredricksburg and Fairbanks sold over the holidays

Three more small city newspapers changed hands in transactions in late December. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and its sister Alaska paper, the Kodiak Daily Mirror are being bought by a non-profit foundation in a deal expected to close...Show More Summary

VICE reporter Mohammed Rasool released on bail

Mohammed Rasool, the VICE News correspondent who was arrested by Turkish authorities with two of his colleagues late last year, has been released on bail, the news organization announced today. “Today, VICE News is pleased to confirm...Show More Summary

Front page of the day: Is there a soccer heaven?

Today’s front page of the day comes from France Football, which led the front with a look ahead at 2016. It could also be the launch of a soccer-themed Victoria’s Secret. Either way. On Monday, Spain’s Real Madrid announced French soccer star Zinedine Zidane (the dapper fellow in the middle right cloud bank) would take on the role of coach. Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly, ‘feminist icon,’ on Vanity Fair cover

Good morning. When you’re hot… Megyn Kelly of Fox News is the cover profile of the new Vanity Fair, with the online version of a generally flattering opus also including video of her photo shoot. “Kelly has become a feminist icon ofShow More Summary

Sunlight Foundation president Christopher Gates to step down

The Sunlight Foundation After less than two years at the helm of The Sunlight Foundation, Christopher Gates is headed for the exit. Sunlight Foundation co-founder Michael Klein announced today that Gates, who was appointed presidentShow More Summary

Sheldon Adelson distances himself from purchase of Las Vegas Review-Journal

Macau Daily Times U.S. reporters seeking to investigate the secrecy surrounding Sheldon Adelson’s purchase of the Las Vegas Review-Journal have had to contend with a seasoned crisis management guru and silence from Adelson’s camp. But...Show More Summary

Reporter questions Hillary Clinton about UFOs, again

Daymond Steer isn’t sure whether UFOs are real. But as a reporter for a small paper in New Hampshire, he’s well-positioned to ask top-tier presidential candidates courting the state’s voters for their thoughts on the matter. And that’s...Show More Summary

Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list includes journalists from BuzzFeed, The Young Turks and The Atlantic

Screen shot, Forbes Forbes Forbes’ annual list of “30 Under 30? is out and includes a range of journalists from traditional organizations, start-ups, a newsletter, Twitter and more. Emily Inverso wrote about this year’s class on Monday...Show More Summary

ESPN’s The Undefeated will launch in 2016

ESPN After a series of setbacks that included the ousting of founding editor Jason Whitlock, ESPN’s site focusing on the intersection of race and sports is primed for a launch in 2016. That’s according to Kevin Merida, the former Washington Post managing editor who left his post late last year to replace Whitlock at the helm of The Undefeated. Show More Summary

Media rings in New Year bashing Rahm Emanuel

Good morning. Times, New Yorker pile on New Year’s Eve: Ryan Seacrest cavorts in Times Square hosting ABC’s big shebang and A-list media explode all around Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who failed to defuse tensions there. An op-ed inShow More Summary

3 media business trends to watch for in 2016

A wise person (not me) once said that in predictions of media change it is relatively easy to get the direction right but lots harder to forecast timing and magnitude. Take, for example,  my effort in this space a year ago.  I thought...Show More Summary

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