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Memorial Day front pages are ‘In their honor’

Here’s a collection of front pages via Newseum from around the U.S. honoring veterans on Memorial Day Weekend. As you’ll see, some focus on veterans today, some on the those from past wars and some on the impact those veterans have had...Show More Summary

‘This American Life’ to address retracted segments on air

This week’s broadcast of “This American Life” will include a note from host Ira Glass addressing an academic article, used in a previous episode of the show, that has come under heavy fire this week. The study, which purported to show...Show More Summary

Judy Woodruff to PBS ombud: ‘What you wrote was unfair’

PBS “PBS NewsHour” co-anchor Judy Woodruff on Friday responded to a post from PBS ombudsman Michael Getler calling her donations to an initiative by the Clinton Foundation “a mistake.” I’m a longtime admirer of your work, as a journalist and as ombudsman, but what you wrote was unfair. Show More Summary

This week on Medium: 6 media stories you may have missed

Links shared in Poynter’s internal Slack channel are quite frequently from Medium and almost always about journalism and media (although sometimes not.) So this week, we’re trying something new and gathering them up here. Throughout the week, let me know what you’re reading on Medium and we’ll try to include it next Friday, if we try this again. Show More Summary

Former Hillary Clinton deputy: NYT reporter is ‘pain in the ass’

The U.S. Department of State on Friday released a trove of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. There’s pages and pages of messages to parse, and many of the subject lines contain references to major media organizations, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Politico. In a message dated Sept. Show More Summary

The Arizona Republic is 125 years old. Here are 3 ways it’s now connecting with the community

When Michael Meister started at the Arizona Republic in 1984, the only place his photos showed up were in the newspaper. Now and then, Meister would see someone pick up the paper “and I would think, ‘oh my, they’re looking at my picture.’…...Show More Summary

Newspaper carrier attacked by drunken men, delivers papers anyway

Alberni Valley Times A newspaper carrier for the Alberni Valley Times in Port Alberni, British Columbia, was waylaid by two drunken men while attempting to distribute papers early Thursday morning, but that didn’t deter him from finishing...Show More Summary

NPR: Before you write a correction — or correct that correction — notify the author

NPR On Thursday, we pointed out a variety of correction rarely glimpsed in the wild: a correction-correction-clarification. Clarification May 21, 2015 In a previous correction on this post, we corrected something that was actually correct. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman didn’t know he was on Twitter until he had more than a half-million followers

The New York Times Most journalists must toil away in 140-character dispatches for years before they manage to accrue a hefty Twitter following. Not so for New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, who had 600,000 followers before he realized his Twitter feed was extant. Show More Summary

Storify’s Burt Herman: ‘The Web has not been around for that long’

Medium Storify co-founder Burt Herman spoke with MIT Media Lab’s Matt Carroll in a piece for Medium about the future of media and why journalists should think of themselves as community organizers. On Thursday, Hacks/Hackers, which Herman...Show More Summary

‘Journalism crack’ market sluggish?

Good morning. Have the fridge stocked for the holiday weekend? MailOnline sees growth slow “You’ve got to go and shout at the bastards or they won’t respect you,” MailOnline publisher Martin Clarke allegedly once said of his management style. Show More Summary

Career Beat: Doug Sutton named general manager of WUPV

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Doug Sutton is now general manager of WUPV in Richmond, Virginia. Previously, he was general manager of WHDF Huntsville, Alabama. (TVNewsCheck) Cristine Couldridge is now general manager of WXTX in Columbus, Georgia. Show More Summary

PBS ombud: Judy Woodruff’s Clinton Foundation donation a ‘mistake’

PBS Michael Getler, the ombudsman for PBS, called on Thursday a decision by “PBS NewsHour” managing editor Judy Woodruff to donate to the Clinton Foundation “a mistake”: Woodruff has had a distinguished, 45-year journalistic career, holding down important positions with CBS, NBC, CNN and PBS. Show More Summary

110 photojournalists run National Geographic’s Instagram account

Three years ago, National Geographic started an Instagram feed. Now, it has close to 7,000 images, more than 19 million followers and recently reached its billionth like. But guess who’s running the account? Not a social media manager, not an editor, not someone from marketing. It’s the photojournalists — 110 of them. Show More Summary

Tribune Publishing restores San Diego Union-Tribune’s old name

Tribune Publishing just closed the deal on the newspaper formerly known as U-T San Diego. One of the first orders of business: restoring the paper’s old name. .@austinbeutner: "As we move forward, we will reestablish the name of this...Show More Summary

No, CNN says, it won’t ‘host’ Clinton event with Jake Tapper

USA Today reported Wednesday that CNN show host Jake Tapper was erroneously listed as a “’speaker” at a Clinton Global Initiative event in Denver next month. On Thursday, CNN further amended its relationship to the gathering. Following the newspaper’s inquiry to CNN, the designation of “speaker” had been removed from the GCI website. Show More Summary

New York Times hires 2 from Washington Post

The New York Times is hiring away two journalists from The Washington Post, according to a announcement from Post editors sent to staff Thursday. Michael Gold, a ?social media producer for The Washington Post, is leaving for New York...Show More Summary

NPR publishes Holy Grail of corrections

NPR Since I started on this beat nearly a year ago, I’ve seen a lot of corrections. Some are funny, some are morbid, and some seem obvious in retrospect. But NPR on Thursday published something I’ve never witnessed before — the seldom-seen...Show More Summary

Study: Washington insiders haven’t given up on print

The U.S. Capitol. (Image credit: The Associated Press) Although Washington insiders are consuming lots of digital news, they still value the “credibility and access” of print publications, according to a study released Wednesday by the...Show More Summary

Meet, the political news site with a sales strategy

BuzzFeed BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith on Thursday profiled, a news site that’s aiming to be a “blend between Vox, BuzzFeed, the New York Times, and Amazon.” Here’s the pitch, as told by founder Vinit Bharara to Smith: “We’re trying to create these big blocs of communities,” Bharara said. Show More Summary

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