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Caroline Little is stepping down as CEO and President of Newspaper Association of America

14 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Caroline LIttle will be leaving her job as president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America at the end of August, NAA announced this afternoon. She will have been head of the industry trade association for just over four years...Show More Summary

The New York Times linked John Bolton’s op-ed to a story making the opposite case

14 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Intercept Yesterday, former United Nations ambassador John Bolton published an op-ed in the pages of The New York Times, arguing that the United States has no choice but to bomb Iran. “Only military action like Israel’s 1981 attack...Show More Summary

ACES: AP’s guidance on suicide terms shows sensitivity

14 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

ACES On Friday at the American Copy Editors Society conference, The Associated Press revealed some of the upcoming changes to the 2015 AP Stylebook, and among them is updated guidance on suicide terms. From our earlier story with the...Show More Summary

Ex-News of the World reporter’s conviction overturned

14 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Guardian | BBC News Yesterday, the United Kingdom’s Court of Appeal threw out the conviction of a former News of the World reporter accused of paying a public official for information, BBC News reports. The decision is a setbackShow More Summary

AP hasn’t decided what to do about ‘Redskins’ yet

14 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Associated Press is mulling over usage of the term “Redskins” as it relates to the Washington, D.C. football team, but have not decided whether to make a ruling on the controversial word yet. The topic is of interest to the AP Stylebook committee, which meets weekly between October and March, said AP Stylebook co-editor David Minthorn. Show More Summary

Forbes writer on moving newsroom to New Jersey: Food courts can really make you think

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Forbes Last December, Forbes Media left Manhattan and moved its newsroom to Jersey City, taking advantage of a $27 million tax grant in return for bringing at least 350 jobs to New Jersey. And Chief Product Officer Lewis DVorkin is doing...Show More Summary

NPR editor: be careful using ‘suicide’ in Germanwings case

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

NPR Mark Memmott, standards and practices editor at NPR, gave journalists there two reasons to be cautious of the word “suicide” to describe the death of Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of a Germanwings flight who may have purposefullyShow More Summary

AP Stylebook change: BLT is now acceptable on first reference

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

BLT. Delicious and OK on first reference. On Friday morning, people at the American Copy Editors Society conference will get a preview of some of the changes coming to the 2015 edition of The Associated Press Stylebook. I asked David...Show More Summary

NYT reporter Tanzina Vega moves to CNN Politics

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

New York Times reporter Tanzina Vega will join CNN Politics to cover the intersection of technology, politics and civil rights, according to a Friday staff memo from CNN Politics Executive Editor Rachel Smolkin. Vega, who will report...Show More Summary

What Periscope saw

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Periscope’s first day On Thursday, Twitter's live-streaming app Periscope came out on iTunes and journalists quickly started sharing what they were seeing. By the afternoon, that included a fire and the collapse of two buildings in New York City. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: In 1947, the press reported on the Hutchins Commission report

On March 27, 1947, the press reported on the Hutchins Commission report about the media. Robert M. Hutchins, the president of the University of Chicago, served as the chair of the 1940s Commission on the Freedom of the Press. Time magazine’s...Show More Summary

Boston mayor wins byline from Globe columnist in bet

The Boston Globe Readers looking for Shirley Leung’s twice-weekly business column in The Boston Globe this morning will see an unfamiliar face: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. According to a note above the column, Leung lost one byline to Walsh when she made a bet that he wouldn’t fill a municipal vacancy before a new governor took office. Show More Summary

Career Beat: Mark Kelly named contributor at NBC News

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Mark Kelly is now a space and aviation contributor at NBC News. Kelly is a retired naval aviator and NASA astronaut. (NBC News) Olivia Fierro has rejoined KTVK in Phoenix, Arizona. Show More Summary

NPR updates ethics policy after ombud raises political advocacy questions

NPR NPR has revised its ethics code to describe which staffers it covers after network ombudsman Elizabeth Jensen raised questions about host Diane Rehm’s attendance at fundraising dinners for the right-to-die movement. Jensen explained...Show More Summary

The New York Times, ‘PBS Newshour’ strike video-sharing agreement

The New York Times and “PBS NewsHour” have entered into an agreement to share video journalism, including news reports and longer documentaries, on a regular basis, the outlets announced Thursday. The deal specifies that both news organizations...Show More Summary

“If Earth spun this fast, it’d be next week already,” and other winning headlines from ACES

American Copy Editors Society At its annual conference in Pittsburgh today, the American Copy Editors Society announced the winners of its 2014 National Headline Contest. Below is a partial list of the first-place winners, as well as...Show More Summary

‘Why?’ 9 front pages from the Germanwings crash

On Thursday, front pages in Europe and other parts of the world led with the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525. The New York Times reports that the passengers on board were from at least 15 different countries. Here’s a collection ofShow More Summary

CBS mines vines for One Direction clip, then cites copyright claim to pull it from YouTube

Mashable Reddit After Zayn Malik, one of the members of the English-Irish boy band One Direction, left the band yesterday, CBS aired a montage of fans posting vines weeping about Malik’s departure. But as Mashable’s Tricia Gilbride pointed...Show More Summary

Gregg Jarrett claims Roger Ailes saved him from alcoholism

TVNewser After an embarrassing performance on the air, a trip to an alcohol rehabilitation clinic, a relapse and arrest at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, and months of work at the Betty Ford Center, Gregg Jarrett has told the story of how he has been able to stay sober and get back to his job as an anchor at Fox News. Show More Summary

Jazmine Hughes named associate digital editor at NYT Mag

Jazmine Hughes, a contributing editor at The Hairpin, will be an associate digital editor at The New York Times Magazine, Editor-in-Chief Jake Silverstein tweeted Thursday. I'm thrilled to announce that the hilarious and keen @jazzedloon...Show More Summary

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