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Pepperdine student newspapers reported stolen after front-page DUI story

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Student Press Law Center Hundreds of copies of Pepperdine University’s student newspaper have been reported stolen “likely to censor a front-page story about a student who is being charged with drunken driving,” Anna Schiffbauer writes...Show More Summary

Tallahassee Democrat sports reporter resigns after plagiarizing: ‘I am sincerely sorry’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Tallahassee Democrat A Florida State University sports reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat has resigned after plagiarizing a story by a freelance reporter. The paper was made aware earlier this week that a story by reporter Natalie...Show More Summary

Free Press designer ‘cared about every single word, every comma, every period’ on 1A

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Free Press designer dies: 25-year veteran Steve Anderson was 59. Remembers Amy Huschka, assistant editor/social media: “He was so proud of his Twitter account and loved sharing historic images...Show More Summary

Today in media history: Preparing for the future of advertising and online news in 1995

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On October 3, 1995, the New York Times described the Casie report. Their story was titled: “The Media Business: Advertising; A report lays down guidelines for any attempt to measure the efficiency of interactive ads.” Long before itShow More Summary

Freelance journalist arrested in Ferguson

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Washington Post Mary Moore, a freelance journalist, was arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday night, Robert Samuels reported Friday in The Washington Post. Samuels reported that at least a dozen people were arrested in all,...Show More Summary

San Francisco Chronicle debuts membership program

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The San Francisco Chronicle Thursday launched a program granting subscribers a series of perks including special access to Chronicle reporters and editors, discount offers from local businesses and tickets to museums and movies. The Chronicle currently offers a digital subscription for $10.99 per month and a print sub for $5.00 per week. Show More Summary

BuzzFeed wants to create a pipeline for investigative journalists of color

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

BuzzFeed (submitted photo) In March, everything Mark Schoofs had been noticing about all the white guys in journalism came together in one place — the Pulitzers. Schoofs, investigations and projects editor at BuzzFeed News, was on the jury for the investigative reporting category of the Pulitzer Prizes. Show More Summary

Mitra Kalita joins Poynter as an adjunct

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Quartz ideas editor Mitra Kalita will join the Poynter Institute as an adjunct faculty member. Before Quartz, Kalita worked at The Wall Street Journal, and she’s also worked for the Associated Press and The Washington Post. Mitra Kalita. Kalita first came to Poynter when she was a college student. Show More Summary

Facebook is more important to news distribution than you think, and journalists are freaked out

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Facebook’s Liz Heron answered for a litany of perceived sins and slights last week during a conversation with The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal and attendees at the Online News Association conference in Chicago. Journalists are anxiousShow More Summary

The LeBron beat: Reporter stops covering Ohio’s governor, starts covering its king

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Joe Vardon just started covering the most important man in Ohio. No, not the governor —  that was his old gig. On Sept. 17, Vardon officially began reporting on LeBron James for the Northeast Ohio Media Group, leaving his previous job covering Ohio Gov. Show More Summary

NYT has more readers, more ad revenue and — soon — fewer journalists

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Happy Sting’s Birthday, everybody. Here are 10 media stories. Some perspective on the planned NYT staff cuts: “When the buyouts/layoffs are done, the New York Times will have nearly twice the number of staffers as the Washington...Show More Summary

Today in media history: In 1939 Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson became one of the first female CBS broadcast journalists

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson, one of the first female CBS broadcast journalists, was born on October 2, 1905. At the beginning of World War II she served as part of Edward R. Murrow’s team for the CBS radio program, “World News...Show More Summary

Here’s how to use Snapchat (and how not to use Snapchat)

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

One packed session from ONA14 was Mobile Bootcamp: Snapchat. Masuma Ahuja, digital editor of The Washington Post, led the session on the social tool that doesn’t drive traffic to stories. Instead, it helps reporters and news organizations...Show More Summary

Why is Ebola capitalized? And how do you say it?

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

FILE – This undated file image made available by the CDC shows the Ebola Virus. As a deadly Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials are working to calm fears that the virus easily spreads, while encouraging those with symptoms to get medical care. Show More Summary

Who’s doing diversity well? BuzzFeed

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On Wednesday, BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith publicly shared an email he sent to staff about diversity at BuzzFeed. It’s titled “What We’re Doing To Keep Building A Diverse Editorial Operation,” and it includes a definition of diversity,...Show More Summary

Newsweek boss: ‘clearly enough’ examples to put editor’s note on Zakaria archive

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On Monday Newsweek placed an editor’s note on Fareed Zakaria’s entire archive for the magazine. It says, “some of his articles have been the subject of complaints claiming that they contain material that should have been attributed to others.” The anonymous critics @blippoblappo and @crushingbort published a post Aug. Show More Summary

Three fronts from Hong Kong that zoom in instead of out

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Like I do most mornings, I combed through front pages from Newseum and Kisoko.net early on Wednesday. I expected to see large images with huge crowds on the fronts of many papers, and I did. But I also saw a few images that stood out...Show More Summary

NYT plans buyouts, layoffs if necessary to cut 100 newsroom staffers

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times The New York Times plans to cut about 100 jobs from its newsroom, Ravi Somaiya reports. “We hope to meet this number through voluntary buyouts. But if we don’t get there we will be forced to do layoffs,” ExecutiveShow More Summary

Why did the CDC try to embargo Ebola news?

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Why did the CDC place an embargo on Ebola news? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the first case of Ebola in the U.S. Tuesday. (CDC) | The rollout didn’t follow the CDC’s schedule, though. Show More Summary

Today in media history: In 1982 journalists described a new technology called the compact disc

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The press has been writing about new audio technology since the Edison phonograph. In 1877 Scientific American reported that “Mr. Thomas A. Edison recently came into this office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank….We...Show More Summary

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