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NPR and The New York Times teamed up to make election reporting faster

Although its monopoly on election night race calls has weakened in recent years, The Associated Press is still the authority when it’s time to tell America who won (and who lost) an election. That’s why journalists are bound to pay attention...Show More Summary

Front page of the day: Have we reached peak Trump?

Today’s front page of the day comes from the Philadelphia Daily News. On Tuesday, the day after GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump suggested Muslims be kept out of the country, the Daily News wondered at the direction Trump’s headed. Show More Summary

Shift to digital has gone ‘too far,’ says big-time ad exec

Ad Age The digital horse is way, way out of the media barn, is it not? That would seem as self-evident as the outrage over Donald Trump’s latest comments about Muslims. But Pablo Del Campo, the worldwide creative director at giant Publicis...Show More Summary

Bezos tells Trump to take a planetary hike

Good morning. Post owner wants to make him a Rocket Man The Amazon founder and Washington Post owner has turned into a yuppie Ralph Kramden. You remember the classic Jackie Gleason bus driver character of the iconic 1950s TV show, "The...Show More Summary

The Huffington Post is no longer treating Trump as ‘Entertainment’

Donald Trump (AP Photo) The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington, the editor in chief of The Huffington Post, isn’t laughing at Donald Trump’s presidential campaign anymore. And she doesn’t want her staff to, either. That’s the sentiment...Show More Summary

First Look Media wants to make the next ‘Spotlight’

Nearly two years since the company’s founding, a new strategy is beginning to take shape First Look Media. When it launched in early 2014, First Look Media’s trajectory looked markedly different from the way it does today. Bankrolled...Show More Summary

#LoveWins, #BlackLivesMatter, #JeSuisCharlie among the news that dominated Twitter in 2015

Screen shot, Twitter. Twitter Twitter has released its “2015 Year on Twitter,” with a look at the most influential users, new voices, most retweets and the top trends. Under the news category, the top 10 trends are: 1. #jobs 2. #Quran 3. Show More Summary

Sinclair announces plans to relaunch Circa

(Screenshot, Circa) Sinclair Broadcasting Circa, the mobile-focused startup that closed in May after it ran out of money, is primed for a return in the new year. As expected, the site will relaunch under the auspices of Sinclair, which...Show More Summary

Joanne Lipman named chief content officer at Gannett

Reuters | Gannett | Jim Romenesko Months after its spinoff from parent company TEGNA, Gannett on Monday announced a new position created to oversee “all content and content-related business” at the newspaper publisher. The new appointee...Show More Summary

Front pages today remember the 74th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor bombing

Several newspapers around the country led Monday with images and personal stories of people who survived the Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. Today’s front page of the day comes from The (Palm Springs, California) Desert Sun. Via...Show More Summary

Career Beat: Tyler Tynes named reporter at HuffPost Politics

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Tyler Tynes will be a reporter with HuffPost Politics. He is a reporter for The Press of Atlantic City. (@TylerRickyTynes) Max Nesterak has joined NPR’s “Hidden Brain.” He is the co-founder of The Psych Report. Show More Summary

Budget shortfall threatens NABJ

The Huffington Post The National Association of Black Journalists is cutting expenses in the face of a $380,000 budget gap that’s prompting the nonprofit to consider closing its Maryland office, The Huffington Post reports: “It is not...Show More Summary

Sunday night trio: Obama, ISIS and ‘Star Wars’

Good morning. From terror to Obi-Wan Kenobi In his Oval Office speech, Obama "bluntly acknowledged the heightened fears" of terrorism. (The New York Times) And doing it from there reflected "a broad concern in the White House that the...Show More Summary

Another downsizing? Here are 5 ideas for helping your staff move forward

Acknowledge that your newsroom has lost people. Don’t pretend it didn’t happen. (Photo by Deposit Photos) The note from management hit the bulletin board on a Friday afternoon. It was October 1981. The note said that in two weeks, 30 members of the newsroom staff of 150 would be laid off—a 20 percent reduction. Show More Summary

John Paton resurfaces as investor and consultant to digital vendors

John Paton When John Paton stepped down as CEO of Digital First Media July 1, he didn’t really leave the legacy news transformation business, much less slink away with mea culpas for a failed effort to right the company financially,Show More Summary

Media circus in San Bernardino distracts from mass shooting story

Journalists — keep your eyes on the serious story playing out in San Bernardino. On Friday, a jaw-dropping distraction derailed important reporting when dozens of journalists invaded the apartment where the San Bernardino shooters used to live. Show More Summary

New York Times publishes front-page editorial advocating gun control

(Courtesy The New York Times) For the first time in many decades, The New York Times has taken the rare step of running an editorial on its front page. Calling the availability of deadly weapons “a moral outrage” and “a national disgrace,”...Show More Summary

Yes, reporters should go into the apartment, but don’t broadcast it live

As tawdry as it looked to have a barrage of reporters trampling through the residence of the deceased couple responsible for this week’s mass shooting in San Bernardino, the journalists who walked through the door did the right thing. But...Show More Summary

A Dallas photojournalist is telling the stories of others who’ve left the business

Gerry McCarthy’s desk at the Dallas Morning News includes bits of past jobs. (Photo by Gerry McCarthy, The Dallas Morning News) Gerry McCarthy isn’t planning on leaving his job as a photojournalist at The Dallas Morning News. But heShow More Summary

What it’s like being an autistic reporter in D.C.

National Journal National Journal reporter Eric Garcia recalls vividly showing up at a U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing as a very green reporter, sitting at the press table and suddenly blurting out a question to Chairman OrrinShow More Summary

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