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Cheryl Carpenter named Washington bureau chief for McClatchy

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The McClatchy Company Cheryl Carpenter will take over as Washington bureau chief for the McClatchy newspaper chain, an appointment that comes as the company restructuring its D.C. presence to de-emphasize foreign reporting. Carpenter, who is currently managing editor of the Charlotte Observer, will replace Jim Asher, who has held the job since 2011. Show More Summary

How student journalists at Mizzou are telling a local story that’s become national

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Missourian newsroom. Photo by David Rees/Missouri School of Journalism For ?Daniela Sirtori-Cortina?, the story didn’t start when football players protested, or when a student went on a hunger strike, or with any one of the documented racist incidents making news lately. Show More Summary

Mizzou journalism school dean: ‘We responded as journalists’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Amid a First Amendment fracas that drew the eyes of the national media to the University of Missouri, the university’s school of journalism has distinguished itself with poise, David Kurpius, the school’s dean, wrote in a letter to campus alumni posted Wednesday. It was a day that demonstrated the important role of journalism in a democratic society. Show More Summary

‘Talk to Shirley’ and 9 other tips for reporting and research

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

When do you have enough? (Deposit Photos) Over the next few months, Poynter will publish shortened versions of 21 chapters of the book “Help! for Writers,” by Roy Peter Clark. Published by Little, Brown, the book lists common problems...Show More Summary

GOP debate: dull but revealing

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. No fireworks in Wisconsin There was drama, high stakes, feints and dodges, a few surprises and a big upside for whomever was deemed the winner. Oh, sorry, that was the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas on ESPN. I toreShow More Summary

Timothy Tai discusses standoff with Missouri protesters

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The past 24 hours have been surreal — “bizarre and weird” – for University of Missouri senior journalism major Timothy R. Tai. The viral video and media coverage of his face-off with students protesting reports of racism on the Columbia,...Show More Summary

Trib Total Media of Pennsylvania lays off 153, more could follow

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Trib Total Media, which owns the Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and the Valley News Dispatch, announced consolidation and layoffs on Tuesday in a memo. As part of a strategic growth plan developed by our Board of Directors, we have decided to sharpen our focus through the sale and consolidation of several newspapers. Show More Summary

Front pages around the U.S. look to Mizzou today

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Today’s front page of the day comes from the Columbia Missourian, which led with the continuing protests and the high-profile resignations of the University of Missouri system’s president and the University of Missouri, Columbia’s chancellor on Monday. Show More Summary

Career Beat: Lisa Cericola named senior food editor at Southern Living

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Lisa Cericola is now senior food editor at Southern Living. Previously, she was features editor at Food Network Magazine. (Email) Dominic Fails is now senior vice president of local media sales at Univision. Show More Summary

Tonight’s GOP debate: Don’t look at polls when it’s done

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. We’re prisoners of B.S. polling The electorate can no longer avoid The Question: Where the hell is the Fox Business Network on your satellite or cable channel guide? Yes, yes, Dr. Carson, I know, I know, it sounds like another "gotcha" question from the media. Show More Summary

Rolling Stone now faces 2 lawsuits stemming from ‘A Rape On Campus’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Washington Post A flawed story published by Rolling Stone that purported to expose a culture of rape at The University of Virginia has attracted another lawsuit. The claim, filed by the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity chapter at UVA, seeks...Show More Summary

Kyle Trygstad named editor of Hotline at National Journal

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Kyle Trygstad, who was previously features editor at Roll Call, has been named editor of National Journal’s hotline, managing editor Ben Pershing and incoming editor in chief Steve Smith announced in a memo to staff today. Trygstad replaces...Show More Summary

New York Times visa gridlock in China loosens a bit

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times building. (AP Photo) The New York Times is working with Chinese authorities to resolve a diplomatic impasse that prevented the newspaper from bringing new correspondents into the country. Chinese officials have recently...Show More Summary

Stop the presses: $4.56 million for less than one year of work

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Milwaukee Business Journal The greatest corporate outrages are often those that are perfectly legal, as underscored by the sale of the Journal Media Group to Gannett Co. Inc. It means that Tim Stautberg, CEO of Journal Media Group, whose...Show More Summary

Media’s reliance on polling ‘frantic, sales-driven, anti-democratic’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New Yorker The media is a prisoner of polling. The Nov. 16 New Yorker contains a damning and comprehensive overview of a staple of American society: a reliance on polling. It’s especially true during presidential campaigns, evenShow More Summary

Front page of the day: What happened to the Edmund Fitzgerald?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Today’s front page of the day comes from The Grand Rapids Press in Grand Rapids, Michigan. On Monday, the newspaper led with the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. The page includes names of the crew and final words that came across the radio as the ship sank, killing all aboard. Show More Summary

Big winner in Dem TV forum: Rachel Maddow

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. The case for a single moderator No, Friday night's South Carolina gathering was not a debate but an MSNBC-run series of three separate half-hour interviews with Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Rachel...Show More Summary

What’s behind this fall’s wave of layoffs and buyouts?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Mid-September to mid-November brings changing leaves and football but also rampant newsroom downsizing, and this has been an especially cruel season. Just last week saw 46 layoffs to the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News and the website plus deep cuts at National Geographic. Show More Summary

Philly journalists rally to help laid-off colleagues get hired

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The splash screen for “Can I Hire a PMN’er,” which was launched this week as news of layoffs at Philly papers broke. In the hours after Philadelphia Media Network announced a round of punishing layoffs at, the mood in the newsroom was grim. Show More Summary

Spotlight: Why it works and how it matters

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The new Spotlight movie opening in select cities this weekend is such a big deal in Boston that several university journalism programs staged special advance screenings earlier this week. After failing to worm my way into any of those events, I showed up at Spotlight’s first public unveiling Thursday night. Show More Summary

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