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USA Today gets a lot of traffic from Google News

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Adam Sherk | Gigaom USA Today received more than a hundred million visits from Google News between January and November of this year, Adam Sherk reports. That’s almost a third of all news search traffic to the site, he figures. Here’s...Show More Summary

Guy Vidra: ‘change does not mean discarding your principles’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New Republic In a letter to New Republic readers, CEO Guy Vidra talks about his vision for the publication. Vidra and New Republic owner Chris Hughes removed Franklin Foer as editor of the publication last week, and many staffers...Show More Summary

Editor lays himself off

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Southcoasttoday.com Bob Unger, editor and associate publisher of the (New Bedford, Massachusetts) Standard-Times, has been laid off of his own accord in an effort to help cut costs, Steve DeCosta writes. “We’re looking at a tough year, revenue-wise, coming up,” Unger said. Show More Summary

Matt Winkler steps down as Bloomberg News EIC

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Matthew Winkler will step down as editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News. Economist Editor John Micklethwait will be the news organization’s new editor-in-chief. Winkler will be Bloomberg’s “Editor in Chief Emeritus,” a spokesperson tells...Show More Summary

How to investigate a university (the right way)

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Don’t let Rolling Stone’s botched story of sexual assault at UVA spook you: 2015 should be a standout year for investigations of universities and colleges. With the White House creating a task force to look into sexual assaults on college...Show More Summary

Glenn Greenwald will live-blog the torture report

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. U.S. Senate will release torture report today Glenn Greenwald will live-blog. (The Intercept) | Former intelligence machers launch a website to respond to criticism. (Foreign Policy) Chris and Guy's press tour New Republic owner Chris Hughes and CEO Guy Vidra went on a press blitz Monday. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: In 1968, the computer mouse was introduced at the ‘mother of all demos’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Are you using a computer mouse right now? Douglas Engelbart introduced it to the world (not that the world knew what to do with it) at the “mother of all demos” on December 9, 1968. His presentation is primarily remembered for the mouse,...Show More Summary

Journalist struck by cop in Berkeley protests

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The San Francisco Chronicle | KTVU Sam Wolson, a freelance photojournalist working for The San Francisco Chronicle, was struck on the head with a baton by a police officer on Saturday night in Berkeley, Henry K. Lee reported Monday for the Chronicle. Show More Summary

2014?s best in photos include Ebola, selfies and Ferguson

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Time | Getty Images | Associated Press This year in images includes people in hazmat suits both in the U.S. and in West Africa, protests in Ukraine, Ferguson and Hong Kong, the Sochi Olympics, the World Cup in Brazil, wars, death and selfies. Show More Summary

White House bars reporters from taking selfies with Prince William

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Telegraph A White House aide warned British and American reporters not to take selfies with Prince William, Raf Sanchez writes for The Telegraph: Shortly before the pool was brought in a White House aide addressed the waiting press...Show More Summary

NPR to staff: Don’t participate in civil rights march

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

NPR NPR standards and practices editor Mark Memmott warned staffers Monday not to participate in Saturday’s National March Against Police Violence, a protest organized in response to the killings of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Trayvon...Show More Summary

TNR doesn’t want to be BuzzFeed. But maybe Vox

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The first thing I asked New Republic CEO Guy Vidra to do was to explain his vision for the company in plain English. “It is unfortunate that our vision for the company has not been articulated clearly enough, and I take full responsibility,”...Show More Summary

CNN’s Katie Hawkins-Gaar named Digital Innovation faculty at Poynter

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Katie Hawkins-Gaar Katie Hawkins-Gaar, editor of CNN’s iReport, will be the Poynter Institute’s first Digital Innovation faculty member. Poynter announced the appointment on Monday. At CNN’s iReport, Hawkins-Gaar managed the team and site that works with user-generated content. Show More Summary

Pulitzers open up to magazines

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Pulitzer Prizes announced today two substantial changes in a press release: The contest will consider entries from online and print magazines for two categories: investigative reporting and feature writing. News organizations can...Show More Summary

St. Louis Post-Dispatch turns off comments on editorials. ‘Why? Ferguson.’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

St. Louis Post-Dispatch The editorial board of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch announced Monday in an editorial that it’s turning off comments in the editorial section. Why? Ferguson. Last Sunday, we challenged our region to have the serious discussion on race that it has been avoiding for decades. Show More Summary

Jessica Lustig named deputy editor at NYT Mag

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

New York Times staff editor Jessica Lustig will be a deputy editor at The New York Times Magazine, according to a staff memo from Jake Silverstein, the magazine’s editor-in-chief. Lustig, who currently works for The New York Times Op-Ed/Sunday...Show More Summary

Rolling Stone’s lawyers were OK with UVA rape story

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. How Rolling Stone blew the UVA rape story Managing Editor Will Dana says "he, other editors and fact-checkers felt that Jackie was credible, and the magazine’s lawyers had no problems with it,...Show More Summary

Career Beat: Xana Antunes named editor of new initiatives at Quartz

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Xana Antunes is now editor of new initiatives at Quartz. Previously, she was editor and vice president of CNBC Digital. (Capital) Dan Steinberg will be sports columnist at The Washington Post. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: FDR delivers his World War II ‘Infamy’ speech

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

President Franklin Roosevelt began writing his December 8th “Infamy” speech on December 7th, 1941. On Sunday, December 8th, millions of radio listeners first heard the news about Pearl Harbor. In his speech, FDR asked Congress for aShow More Summary

Video: The implications of the Rolling Stone UVA rape story

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Roy Peter Clark, vice president and senior scholar for the Poynter Institute and reporter Lauren Klinger discuss Rolling Stone’s blockbuster article on rapes at the University of Virginia and the decision to publish the controversial article and the decision to apologize to the readers for possible misinformation. Read more

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