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African journalist not upset university canceled on his visit

The Poynter Institute Friday hosted a group of African journalists visiting the U.S. for training as part of the State Department’s Edward R. Murrow Program. The visit, which will continue next week, was originally scheduled to take place at the University of South Florida at St. Show More Summary

Why the Toronto Star unpublished an article about race

4 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On Thursday, the Toronto Star published an article by Natasha Grzincic called “5 other labels for people of colour er… non-whites uh… racialized people.” Later that day, it took the article down. The article, still available at partner...Show More Summary

This weekend, one last get-together at the Minneapolis Star Tribune

4 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The cover of the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s homecoming publication. This image is courtesy of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. On Saturday, Nov. 1, current and former employees of the Minneapolis Star Tribune can walk through most of the...Show More Summary

How news orgs plan digital coverage of midterms

6 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Tuesday’s midterm elections will determine which party controls of the U.S. Senate. There are also 36 gubernatorial races, and the biennial U.S. House elections. Here’s how some news organizations plan digital coverage of the races.Show More Summary

Sun-Times confirms sale of suburban papers to Tribune

7 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Chicago Sun-Times | Tribune Publishing Chicago Sun-Times parent Wrapports LLC will sell 38 suburban newspapers — six dailies and 32 weeklies — to Tribune Publishing, confirming a report by Robert Feder earlier this month. Wrapports boss...Show More Summary

AP: Don’t use ‘horse race’ and other election cliches

7 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Associated Press The Associated Press published a mid-term election style guide on Friday, and it includes a list of election cliches with suggested alternatives. For instance, instead of messaging, use “candidate’s pitch to voters.”...Show More Summary

NYT ends partnership with Texas Tribune

9 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Happy Halloween! Here are 10 scaaaaary media stories. NYT ends partnership with Texas Tribune The Times told the news nonprofit that at the end of this year it will no longer produce a two-page section for the paper's Texas edition.Show More Summary

Today in Media History: Remembering one of the 20th century’s great interviewers and listeners, Studs Terkel

10 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On October 31, 2008, the media reported on the death of author and broadcaster Studs Terkel, one of the great interviewers and listeners of 20th century America. Here is a story from the Associated Press: “Louis Terkel arrived here as...Show More Summary

Tonawanda News to fold in January

The Buffalo News | The Tonawanda News Twenty employees at the Tonawanda News will lose their jobs in January after the paper closes, the Buffalo News reported Thursday. The Tonawanda News, a 134-year-old newspaper serving north suburban...Show More Summary

Only 1 in 5 college newspapers updates its website daily

College Media Matters | Student Media Map Just 21 percent of student newspapers at public, four-year universities update their websites five days a week, according to an interactive tool launched Thursday. Student Media Map, a project...Show More Summary

9 takeways from the New York Times Co. 3rd quarter earnings call

The New York Times building in this 2009 file photo. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) The New York Times Co. joined McClatchy yesterday in booking a rare operating loss for the third quarter, $9 million or about 2.5 percent on revenues of $364.7...Show More Summary

Report: More than a dozen walk from Cincinnati Enquirer

Cincinnati Business Courier Cincinnati Enquirer Managing Editor Laura Trujillo is leaving the newspaper rather than stick around for the Gannett-owned title’s reorganization, Chris Wetterich reports for the Cincinnati Business Courier. More...Show More Summary

5 DIY journalism costumes for 2014

For Halloween this year, you could be a reporter (notebook, phone, side eye for your younger colleagues) or a reporter who could possibly get laid off (no costume necessary), or a reporter who has been laid off (just add flask.) Or you...Show More Summary

Tim Cook files clean copy, Businessweek editor says

Bloomberg TV Apple’s CEO acknowledged in a Bloomberg Businessweek essay today that he’s gay. How’d that article end up in Businessweek? “The backstory is pretty simple,” Businessweek Editor Josh Tyrangiel says in an interview with Tom Keene. Show More Summary

There are a lot of good illustrated journalism pieces this week

CIR | Al Jazeera America | CityLab Three good examples of illustrated journalism arrived this week. That’s not a trend, but it’s a welcome opportunity to highlight alternative storytelling forms. • The Center for Investigative Reporting...Show More Summary

How the AP busted Nazi suspects receiving Social Security payments

After three years of on-again-off-again investigation, David Rising finally sighted his quarry this summer. He was a small man, bespectacled and balding, peering over a second-story window ledge to survey his surroundings. Rising, aShow More Summary

NYT added 44,000 digital subscribers in the third quarter

The New York Times Company The New York Times Company added 44,000 subscribers to its digital-only products in the third quarter of 2014, “an increase of more than 20 percent compared with the end of the third quarter of 2013,” it says...Show More Summary

8 women accuse Ghomeshi of assault, harassment

Good morning. Here are nine media stories. Women say Jian Ghomeshi choked, assaulted, harassed them The former CBC host's accusers "describe a man obsessed with his image and power, and someone who they say has little or no respect for barriers," Kevin Donovan and Jesse Brown write. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: Martians attack Earth in Orson Welles’ 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast

On October 30, 1938, 23-year-old Orson Welles and his radio program, Mercury Theatre on the Air, broadcast “War of the Worlds.” Their fictional radio news bulletins about a Martian invasion panicked many and made Welles famous. (Click...Show More Summary

NPR to open Seoul bureau

NPR | Fishbowl NY National Public Radio Wednesday revealed plans to open a bureau in Seoul, South Korea, naming culture and technology reporter Elise Hu its Asia correspondent there. In addition to being at the heart of technological...Show More Summary

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