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Tribune Publishing pleads its case with investors; share price falls further

Tribune Publishing hosted a brief “investor update” call Tuesday, making more explicit its earlier statements that the Los Angeles Times was under-performing financially and dragging down company-wide results. The market remains skeptical...Show More Summary

Why WIRED debuted a big story on Apple News

Big Deal, Wired’s profile of Bjarke Ingels, was published last Friday on Apple’s News. Visitors to WIRED’s website this morning were greeted by a titanic profile of Bjarke Ingels, the architect behind several monoliths that will reshape New York City’s skyline. Show More Summary

Who was Drew Pearson? A Washington reporter with astonishing clout, diaries remind

The New Yorker You only need spend ten minutes at the annual White House Correspondents Association to discern the permeability between journalists and those they cover. There’s a mutual desire to please that, especially in Washington, makes access a prized possession. Show More Summary

The benefits of collaborating with ethnic media

Sitting at my breakfast table holding a copy of The New York Times, I was filled with jealousy. It was May 10, the newspaper published the first of its two-part 7,000-word investigative story about the exploitation of workers in New York’s nail salons. Show More Summary

Front page of the day: Pope-ticipation

The front page of the day today comes from The Washington Post’s Express, which offered some traffic tips for people who have to get out of the house during the start of the Pope’s U.S. visit. If you want to keep up with Pope Francis’...Show More Summary

Anderson Cooper and ‘Brooklyn bitches’

Good morning. CNN host gets dry humped by Madonna Anderson Cooper was beckoned from the audience at a Madonna concert in Brooklyn to join in her oh-so-subtle classic, "Unapologetic Bitch." He pranced, somewhat fitfully, about the stage with her and four male back-ups. Show More Summary

Brad Stone, author of ‘The Everything Store,’ to lead Bloomberg’s tech coverage

Brad Stone, the Bloomberg Businessweek senior writer and author of “The Everything Store,” has been tapped to lead Bloomberg’s technology coverage, Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait announced in a memo to staffers Tuesday morning. In...Show More Summary

The Daily Show hires former Circa EIC Anthony De Rosa

When “The Daily Show” begins its push to spread fake news beyond its a once-a-day television show this fall, it’ll have help from a real newsman: Anthony De Rosa, the former editor in chief of the mobile news startup Circa. De Rosa announced...Show More Summary

The Pope traded skullcaps with a reporter, preferred his own’s David O’Reilly set into motion a plan that played out over the weekend — he traded skullcaps, briefly, with the Pope. O’Reilly wrote about the trading tradition Sunday for From O’Reilly’s piece: My Papa Francesco cap sits for now tucked in a Ziploc bag inside my backpack. Show More Summary

Poynter names director and editor for new International Fact-Checking Network

The Poynter Institute announced Monday that Alexios Mantzarlis will be the director and editor of a new International Fact-Checking Network. The IFCN’s work will appear on Poynter’s site and Mantzarlis will publish a weekly newsletter. Alexios Mantzarlis, submitted photo According to the press release, the St. Show More Summary

Tribune Publishing shares plummet 20 percent after company adjusts its 2015 forecast downward

Tribune Publishing shares were down more than 20 percent in midday trading on Monday after the company pulled back from an earlier forecast for revenues and earnings — and largely blamed its Southern California papers for the problem. In...Show More Summary

Defying critics to publish the Unabomber ‘Manifesto’

This article was originally published on The 1995 Blog and has been republished with permission. It may not have been courageous necessarily, but the joint decision by the Washington Post and New York Times 20 years ago to publish the...Show More Summary

Michael Finnegan named chief operating officer of Atlantic Media

Michael Finnegan, the chief financial officer at Atlantic Media, has been promoted to chief operating officer, Atlantic Media CEO David Bradley announced in a note to staffers today. Finnegan fills the role vacated by Justin Smith, who left Atlantic Media to run Bloomberg Media Group in 2013. Show More Summary

Career Beat: Stephen Crews named news director at WDHN

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Stephen Crews is now news director at WDHN in Dothan, Alabama. Previously, he was assignment manager there. Ken Curtis is now a senior reporter for WTVY in Dothan, Alabama. Show More Summary

Brian Williams returns

Good morning. Back to the future and search for redemption One of NBC's biggest assets returns to work Monday, albeit to MSNBC, after his suspension (he'll be on air starting Tuesday). To an extent it's back to the future, given a terrific news hour he hosted during the cable channel's mid-1990s infancy. Show More Summary

Are relationships a missing link in media’s ongoing diversity problem?

Journalism is facing its own battle for hearts and minds. That’s what I took from my recent conversation with Joshunda Sanders, author of “How Racism and Sexism Killed Traditional Media: Why the Future of Journalism Depends on WomenShow More Summary

NYT makes 50 of its best pieces of journalism free to read

The New York Times on Monday lifted its paywall for some of the paper’s best journalism published during the last four years, part of a larger celebration marking the Times’ recent 1 million digital subscriber milestone. The articles,...Show More Summary

What’s behind the continuing wave of television mergers?

Traders gather at the post that handles Cablevision on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. European telecommunications and cable company Altice agreed to buy New York cable operator Cablevision for $17.7 billion, including debt, as it pursues its aggressive expansion in the U.S. Show More Summary

Seeking to bring context to politics, NPR launches fact-checking feature

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Acknowledging what will undoubtedly become a major theme of 2016 campaign coverage, NPR on Thursday launched “Break It Down,” a regular feature devoted to fact-checking comments made by politicians including the massive field of presidential...Show More Summary

Brian Williams’ return: back to the future and the search for redemption

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Brian Williams returns to television news next week. (This is a 2014 file photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File) It will be an awkward, painful but perhaps restorative Back to the Future when Brian Williams returns to work Monday. The...Show More Summary

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