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As the story of three formerly missing women in Cleveland develops Tuesday, the city’s Department of Public Safety is encouraging journalists to use Twitter to get credentialed for a press conference this morning. Media planning to come to 9am presser … Read more
The Verge | CNET The television service Aereo has filed suit against CBS Monday as it moves to the Boston market. The litigation, strange though it may seem, is an effort to quell any future lawsuits brought by the broadcast … Read ...
OC Weekly Gustavo Arellano says a letter from Michael H. Burns, The Orange County Register’s senior vice president for sales and marketing, is aimed at adult advertisers: “As we continue to enhance and develop products for our valued subscribers and … Read more
The New York Times Co. | Retro Report | The New York Times The New York Times Co. Monday announced a video collaboration with Retro Report, which “Fact-Checks Yesterday’s News,” in the words of a Times release. The videos … Read mor...
Kickstarter | Current.org | Baratunde Thurston Donors to Planet Money’s crowdfunded project to report out the life of a T-shirt have contributed more than five times the amount of cash the program hoped to raise in a Kickstarter campaign. In … Read more
Associated Press | Reuters | Business Insider | Omaha World-Herald Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway “has paid cheap enough prices for the newspapers it has purchased that he expects them to deliver 10 percent returns every year, but he … Read more
Politico | Variety | The Wrap | The Washington Post | Tampa Bay Times “I screwed up,” Howard Kurtz said on his CNN show “Reliable Sources” Sunday. The prominent media reporter used half the show to address an extraordinary week… Read more
• The New Yorker runs one: A beautiful little animation atop a Rob Dubbin post about an unusual video game called Faraway. In an email to Poynter, Dubbin said he made the GIF from a video promoting the game… Read more
Toronto Star | Canada.com Star investigations editor Kevin Donovan will lead mandatory training sessions for reporters following an embarrassing incident last week, Star Public Editor Kathy English writes. The Star published a story accusing provincial parliament member Margarett Best of … Read more
Des Moines Register The Des Moines Register puts journalism education into practice. Via Anne Carothers-Kay: 30-plus years in journalism & I’ve never seen a “Man bites dog” headline – until today. desmoinesregister.com/article/201305…. Kudos @dmregister @poynter … Read more
GlobalPost | Boston.com | CJR James Foley, a freelance journalist for Agence France-Presse and GlobalPost who’s been missing in Syria since last November, was likely “abducted by a pro-regime militia group and subsequently turned over to Syrian government forces… Read more
The Huffington Post | Jezebel | ASME At the American Society of Magazine Editors awards Thursday night, Dahlia Lithwick won for commentary and Pamela Colloff won for feature writing. No women won either category last year because no women … Read more
The Washington Post Co. | The Washington Post The Washington Post’s website and Slate saw gains in revenue from display (16 percent) and classified advertising (8 percent) in the first quarter of 2013. The rises are a rare bright spot … Read more
Politico | The Daily Beast | The Huffington Post A day after media reporter Howard Kurtz botched a swipe at Sports Illustrated’s Jason Collins scoop, he and The Daily Beast “have parted company,” Beast honcho Tina Brown said … Read ...
Maynard Institute Ginger Thompson’s April 29 story about a former a drug war informer includes a button marked “Leer en Español”. That’s not new, Times spokesperson Stephanie Yera tells Poynter: “Stories are published in the Spanish language via The … Read more
Facebook A case study on Facebook’s new media portal looks at Slate’s rocketing Facebook traffic over the past year. Psychology explains some of the rise: “Slate’s stories frequently have provocative, attention grabbing headlines,” Facebook notes. But publishers without Slate’s … Read more
Daily Beast retracts Kurtz story about Jason Collins… Read more
Media Moves | Maynard Institute Ginger Thompson’s April 29 story about a former a drug war informer includes a button marked “Leer en Español”, Veronica Villafañe writes. Thompson’s “stories on Latin America often are translated and run on the … Read more
Committee to Protect Journalists | The Wall Street Journal | Freedom House Half the journalists on the Committee to Protect Journalists’ 2013 Impunity Index cover either politics or corruption. That’s just one of the findings of the annual report, which … Read more
Los Angeles Times Articles in the Los Angeles Times “will no longer refer to individuals as ‘illegal immigrants’ or ‘undocumented immigrants,’ but instead will describe a person’s circumstances,” Times reader representative Deirdre Edgar writes. New guidance to the newsroom … Read more