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Fox News corrects Baltimore shooting report on air: ‘we screwed up’

4 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

TPM | Reuters | Fox News After Fox News reported a witness account of a black man being shot by police, the network quickly retracted its story on air. Police denied the report of an officer-involved shooting on live television, prompting...Show More Summary

After shutdown, former Bay Guardian editor turns to crowdfunding

9 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Part of the cover from the Guardian’s commemorative issue. Screenshot from 48hillsonline.org. After putting two decades into journalism, it was hard for Steven Jones to walk away from newspapers. But the former editor of the San Francisco...Show More Summary

‘The audience is going to demand it’: Why good visuals matter

9 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Kainaz Amaria and Imaeyen Ibanga are the type of extroverted, vibrant people who can win over a room within minutes. But they find it frustrating when they and their visual colleagues aren’t included in the room at all, especially as...Show More Summary

The Verge pulls ‘Star Wars’ photos after posting without permission

9 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Verge Legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz and Vanity Fair scored an exclusive photoshoot with the cast of the upcoming Star Wars movie, “The Force Awakens,” and the cover photo has been ricocheting around social media since they...Show More Summary

Treat each new job like a classroom, says Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner

12 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Harris Faulkner, now an anchor for “Outnumbered” and “Fox Report Weekend,” picked between jobs in different markets based on the kind of experience she might get there. When Harris Faulkner picked up the phone Tuesday morning, she was in her office, getting ready for the day ahead. It would be a big one. Show More Summary

Journalists say they were barred from Mayweather-Pacquiao bout

13 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. ‘No fight for me’ Two journalists say they were banned from attending the much-hyped bout between boxing stars Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Saturday night, a charge that was refuted by Kelly Swanson, who handles public relations for Mayweather. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: 1953 Pulitzer winners included Ernest Hemingway

15 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

One year before Ernest Hemingway won a Nobel Prize, he was awarded a Pulitzer. The prizes were announced on May 4, 1953, and the news media soon reported that Hemingway’s book, “The Old Man and the Sea,” earned the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Show More Summary

Career Beat: Carina Kolodny is director of multimedia platforms at HuffPost

17 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Raillan Brooks is now associate editor at HuffPost Highline. Previously, she was associate editor for features at The Huffington Post. Carina Kolodny is now director of multimedia platforms at The Huffington Post. Show More Summary

Obama honors journalists who have fought powerful forces

President Barack Obama, flanked by Dieu Cay from Vietnam, left, and Simegnish “Lily” Mengesha of Ethiopia, speaks with persecuted journalists to mark World Press Freedom Day. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) The world’s most powerful man on Friday...Show More Summary

Amy Austin to leave Washington City Paper

Washington City Paper Amy Austin, the longtime publisher of Washington, D.C. alt-weekly Washington City Paper, is leaving the publication after 30 years, the newspaper reported Friday. Austin announced her departure to the newsroom,Show More Summary

Goodbye Meow York Times, we hardly knew you

nytimes.cat A replica of The New York Times’ homepage seasoned liberally with cat GIFs has been taken down and replaced with a picture of a cease-and-desist letter apparently sent to the creator from the newspaper’s legal department. It...Show More Summary

Indemnity clauses leave freelancers open to lawsuits

Forbes contributor Dolia Estevez is on her own. Two years ago, Estevez identified a former spokesperson for Mexican president Felipe Calderon as one of the “10 most corrupt Mexicans of 2013” in a story she wrote on the Forbes website. Show More Summary

Landlord says Cleveland TV station sent a dead mouse in the mail

Cleveland.com This winter, a Cleveland landlord says WOIO sent a dead mouse to the company that owns its building, Michael McIntyre reported for Cleveland.com on Friday. “My assistant opened it and she just about fainted,” said DougShow More Summary

Why “Louie, Louie” should be an anthem for journalists

The song I have sung most often in my life is “Louie, Louie.” I don’t know the words. Really. There are two sets of lyrics – maybe three. The original lyrics, written and performed by Richard Berry in 1955, describe a sweet island romance. In...Show More Summary

Despite media request, Baltimore police haven’t released Freddie Gray report

Baltimore police have not yet responded to a letter filed on behalf of multiple news organizations seeking disclosure of a report summarizing the results of an investigation into Freddie Gray’s death. The letter, which was emailed to...Show More Summary

How AJ+ reported from Baltimore using only mobile phones

AJ+ producer Damu Bobb uses a mobile rig to report from Baltimore. (Submitted photo) I came to AJ+, Al Jazeera’s new social media and app-first unit, last summer after spending several years reporting on the revolution in Egypt. In Cairo, mobile phones were the primary method of sharing news from the street. Show More Summary

Here’s how 10 news home pages showed the homicide ruling for Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore

News broke Friday that six Baltimore police officers were being charged with the death of Freddie Gray. Here are screenshots taken mid-morning on Friday that show how 10 news organizations broke that news on their home pages. The Baltimore...Show More Summary

Maryland prosecutor condemns leaks to the press

Think Progress In an announcement Friday morning that the state attorney’s office had cause to file homicide charges against police officers in Freddie Gray’s death, Maryland state attorney Marilyn Mosby condemned leaks to the press....Show More Summary

Networks use drones to cover Nepal quake

From NBC Nightly News NBC News’ Miguel Almaguer used dramatic video captured by a drone in his reporting from Nepal this week. The images soaring above the ruins of destroyed temples in Kathmandu are a demonstration of how valuable these drones can be in adding context and scale, even while they are currently banned for commercial use in the U.S. Show More Summary

Heavyweight news outlets demand Freddie Gray report

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. 911 tapes, call logs, arrest records also requested A coalition of several news organizations, including The Associated Press, BuzzFeed, NPR, Bloomberg and The Baltimore Sun are represented in...Show More Summary

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