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Getty photographer arrested in Ferguson

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

A Getty photographer was arrested Monday night in Ferguson, the photo agency reported. The photographer, Scott Olson, was led away in zip cuffs. The arrest was documented by fellow Getty photographer Joe Raedle. #453787392 / gettyimages.com … Read more

Whites are half as likely as blacks to follow Ferguson news closely

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Pew 54 percent of blacks are following news from Ferguson very closely, Pew reports. Only 25 percent of whites say the same thing. Age played a role in how people Pew surveyed viewed the Ferguson story: People above 50 were far likelier to say they were following the news closely. Show More Summary

How St. Louis’ alt-weekly is covering the chaos in Ferguson

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Garrison. A couple Fridays ago, Riverfront Times Editor Chad Garrison left his office with a cover story laid out and ready for proofreading. But over the weekend, things changed. On Saturday, an unarmed teenager named Michael Brown was shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, a suburb of St. Show More Summary

How CIR measured the impact of an investigative series

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

When Lindsay Green-Barber took a job as the at the Center for Investigative Reporting’s media impact analyst, she was struck by the difference between the way two stories were received. Editorials and investigations followed Corey G....Show More Summary

Obama is an ‘enemy to press freedom,’ Risen says

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. More journalists arrested, threatened in Ferguson: Robert Klemko of Sports Illustrated, Telegraph reporter Rob Crilly and Financial Times reporter Neil Munshi all reported being detained last night in Ferguson. Show More Summary

Today in media history: The 1969 Woodstock music festival

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s news about the Woodstock festival and a trivia question. August 18, 1969 An estimated 400,000 music fans watch the last day of the Woodstock festival. Rolling Stone magazine correspondent Greil Marcus describes the event: They came to hear the music, and they stayed to dig the scene and the people and countryside. Show More Summary

More journalists arrested in Ferguson

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On Sunday night, Sports Illustrated’s Robert Klemko, the Telegraph’s Rob Crilly and the Financial Times’ Neil Munshi tweeted that they’d been arrested by police in Ferguson, Missouri. Capt Johnson is now arresting us. — Robert Klemko (@RobertKlemko) August 18, 2014 Captain Johnson arrested us for 2 minutes. Show More Summary

Notes from Ferguson: ‘Don’t feel intimidated by the national/international press’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Since Saturday, local media in St. Louis have covered the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. National media joined them, and on Friday, the story made the front pages of newspapers in the U.S. and around the world. We checked...Show More Summary

Doughnut burgers, square-dancing tractors and other stories from the state fair

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

(Graphic by Jessie Bradway/BSU Journalism at the Fair) One day, they live-tweeted the birth of a calf. One day, bull-riding cowboys stomped 20 feet from the newsroom. And after a few days in their makeshift newsroom, students from Ball...Show More Summary

48 news orgs send letter protesting ‘lack of information’ in Ferguson

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press On Friday, 48 media organizations signed a letter to the Ferguson, Missouri chief of police, the St. Louis County chief of police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol protesting police treatment...Show More Summary

Notes from Ferguson: ‘You just have to wonder if people looking to make a point saw the coverage and decided to jump in’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Since Saturday, local media in St. Louis have covered the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. National media joined them, and on Friday, the story made the front pages of newspapers in the U.S. and around the world. We checked...Show More Summary

Notes from Ferguson: ‘This is more than a big story. This is home’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Since Saturday, local media in St. Louis have covered the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. National media joined them, and on Friday, the story made the front pages of newspapers in the U.S. and around the world. We checked...Show More Summary

Ferguson makes national and international front pages again

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

News from Ferguson, Missouri through the night told a markedly different story than it had since Saturday, when a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown. The change in the police force covering crowds of protesters, that crowd’s response and several vigils and protests around the country made news in and out of the U.S. Show More Summary

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

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