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Archived Since:January 30, 2012

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Journalists fight directive to write more stories

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. You have earned the weekend before you. Here are 10 media stories. BuzzFeeed honcho talks about deleted posts: “[I]f you look at that era of BuzzFeed through the lens of newspaper or magazine journalism, you would say [deleting those posts] was a strange decision,” Jonah Peretti tells Will Oremus. Show More Summary

Today in media history: CBS TV network news begins

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Three events that happened on this date and a trivia question. August 15, 1896 William Allen White, editor of the Emporia (Kansas) Gazette, writes his famous editorial: “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” August 15, 1948 Although a local version began earlier, the network edition of the “CBS Television News” began on this date in 1948. Show More Summary

AP will livestream Simone Camilli’s funeral

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Simone Camilli in Beit Lahiya on Monday. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) Associated Press The Associated Press will livestream the funeral for AP video journalist Simone Camilli, who became the first foreign journalist killed covering the Gaza conflict Wednesday: The funeral service is scheduled to begin 6 p.m. Show More Summary

Local TV journalists say police encounters are mixed in Ferguson

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Local television journalists from St. Louis covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri tell Poynter.org there is a version of the story unfolding that has not been widely told. These journalists say it’s true that some officers have...Show More Summary

‘This is what a media blackout looks like’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Alexia Campbell and Reena Flores wrote Thursday about trying to cover Ferguson for National Journal with “How Police Are Keeping Journalists From Doing Their Jobs in Ferguson.” On Wednesday night, Flores and Campbell tried to get toShow More Summary

5 tips for interviewing people who have been through trauma

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Natural disaster, war, crime, disease and civil unrest all take journalists into people’s lives and homes. Reporting in those situations can be tough, especially if you’ve been covering the story for several days with little food or sleep. Show More Summary

Police shouldn’t harass reporters, Obama says

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good news for media organizations: The police shouldn’t be able to bug you while you work, the president says. "In the United States of America, police should not be bullying or arresting journalists who are trying to do their jobs."...Show More Summary

Austin Tice has now been missing for two years

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

McClatchy | The Washington Post | Austin Tice Family Austin Tice disappeared on Aug. 14, 2012, while reporting on Syria for The Washington Post and McClatchy, among other outlets. “We came together for Austin’s birthday on Monday still...Show More Summary

Journalists fight through tear gas, sirens, smoke to report on Ferguson

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

KSDK When the police moved in Wednesday night to disperse demonstrators protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, many reporters found themselves at the center of the chaos. As sirens wailed and smoke choked...Show More Summary

Josh Tyrangiel will oversee all editorial content at Bloomberg Media

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

A memo from Bloomberg Media Group CEO Justin B. Smith says Josh Tyrangiel “is proving there is little he cannot take on” while he and Smith craft a “new direction for Bloomberg Media.” Tyrangiel will “be the editorial lead for everything...Show More Summary

Media organizations to police in Ferguson: ‘We are appalled’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

A protester runs through smoke deployed by police Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent...Show More Summary

News of Ferguson makes national fronts (and some in Missouri, too)

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Journalists paying any attention to Twitter last night likely saw the news that two reporters were arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, last night following days of protests after a police officer shot and killed teenager Michael Brown. That...Show More Summary

Cop to reporter: ‘You’re going to be in my jail cell tonight’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Maybe it’s not really 10. Let’s not dwell on specifics. Reporters arrested, assaulted in Ferguson: Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan J. Reilly were arrested Wednesday night while covering the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Show More Summary

Today in media history: News bulletins announce the end of World War II

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here are three events that happened on this date and a trivia question. August 14, 1945 News bulletins announce the end of World War II.  WASHINGTON — Japan surrendered unconditionally Tuesday night, bringing an end to World War Two — the bloodiest conflict mankind has known. Show More Summary

HuffPost, Washington Post reporters arrested in Ferguson

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan J. Reilly said on Twitter Wednesday night that they’d been arrested and released while working in a McDonald’s. Both journalists were reporting on the scene in Ferguson, Missouri. Police come into McD where me and @ryanjreilly working. Show More Summary

RTDNA to Ferguson’s chief of police: Journalists need ‘full and fair access’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Police wearing riot gear stand at a post as they wait for a crowd to disperse Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by an officer in Ferguson. Show More Summary

One bird requires hyphen. Another reportedly crosses road

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Los Angeles Times | Associated Press | The Washington Post The August 7th story in the Los Angeles Times was about Pigeon-eating Neanderthals, but the hyphen was apparently left out. L.A.Times’ Henry Fuhrmann, assistant managing editor,...Show More Summary

Baquet: Alissa Rubin in stable condition

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

New York Times reporter Alissa Rubin is in an intensive care unit in Istanbul and is “in good spirits, occasionally managing to laugh,” Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet tells staffers. Adam Ferguson, the freelancer who was with Rubin...Show More Summary

How the Post-Dispatch’s photo staff is covering Ferguson

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

A demonstrator throws back a tear gas container after tactical officers broke up a group of bystanders on Chambers Road near W. Florissant Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Photo by Robert Cohen, St. Louis Post-Dispatch After three days of very loud and very angry protests, St. Show More Summary

Reddit’s press guidelines: Get permission from Redditors before using their content in a list

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Reddit New press guidelines from Reddit — which it’s calling “Pressiquette,” a portmanteau I’ll be avoiding for the rest of this post — explain how the site is different from other social networking platforms when it comes to both sourcing...Show More Summary

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