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12 front pages from 12 cold places around the U.S.

The winter storm that brought nasty weather to many parts of the country is moving out, the National Weather Service reported. But that storm has left snow, lots of snow and ice across many states. Here are 12 front pages from some of those places, via Newseum. Show More Summary

Charlie LeDuff will be a contributor at Vice News

Vice News announced Tuesday that journalist Charlie LeDuff will be a regular contributor, effective immediately. LeDuff, a reporter for WJBK in Detroit, wrote The New York Times bestseller “Detroit: An American Autopsy,” which traced the economic decline and recent political upheaval that shook the Motor City. Show More Summary

Meet WSJ’s new Business & Tech. section — ‘period appended’

On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal announced that “Marketplace” had been renamed to “Business & Tech.”. Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker’s memo to staff notes some design changes, the new section change and a point on punctuation. The biggest change is that the old Marketplace section is renamed “Business & Tech.”. Show More Summary

Jose Antonio Vargas and the L.A. Times create a platform for immigration and identity

CNN | Los Angeles Times On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times announced a new partnership with journalist Jose Antonio Vargas in creating #EmergingUS. According to a press release, the multimedia platform will examine “the intersection of race, immigration, identity and the complexities of multiculturalism. Show More Summary

At David Carr’s wake: ‘…good lord, he would have loved this!’

Good morning. Here are eight media stories. Celebrating David Carr David Carr's wake Monday night included The New York Times' last three executive editors, plus Lena Dunham and Carl Bernstein, among many others. Carr's daughter Erin Lee Carr told those gathered at the packed event "I loved my dad, I loved him so much. Show More Summary

Kelsey Keith named Curbed EIC

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Kelsey Keith has been named editor-in-chief at Curbed. Previously, she was special projects editor at Dwell. (Email) Zoltan Csanyi is now news director at KGBT. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: Edward Stone was the first American mortally wounded during World War I

More than a year before the United States entered World War I, an American by the name of Edward Mandell Stone joined the French Foreign Legion to fight in the war. According to news stories he was mortally wounded one hundred years ago today, on February 17, 1915. Show More Summary

Here are 15 presidential media firsts

Happy Presidents Day. Here are 15 presidential media firsts, from the first president to be photographed to the first president to photograph himself using a selfie stick. March 4, 1841, President William Henry Harrison reportedly sat for a photo that was quickly lost, according to The Atlantic. Show More Summary

5 passages from David Carr’s memoir

The New York Post reported Friday that publisher Simon & Schuster has ordered 10,000 additional copies of David Carr’ memoir, “The Night of the Gun,” in wake of Carr’s death Thursday. Since Carr’s death, his memoir and the anecdotes it contains have been discussed as journalists and other media professionals remember his life. Show More Summary

How a local news site busted open Chicago’s biggest sports story this year

The Jackie Robinson West baseball team (AP). After 16 years of reporting on Chicago, Mark Konkol has developed an ear for neighborhood chatter. That’s how he got on the trail of his latest scoop, a series of articles for local news site...Show More Summary

9 covers for The New Yorker’s 90th anniversary

The New Yorker celebrated its 90th anniversary on Monday with a double issue, and that issue includes nine covers riffing on the magazine’s longtime icon, Eustace Tilley. “That image, of a ‘starchy-looking gent with the beaver hat and...Show More Summary

Let there be drones. Maybe. In a year. Possibly.

Good morning. Here are nine media stories. Drones are in our future (but possibly the distant one) On Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Transportation unveiled proposed rules for commercial drone use. (FAA) | Poynter's Al Tompkins wrote about those proposed new rules. Show More Summary

Career beat: Cheryl Fair named general manager at KABC

Good morning! Here are some career updates from from the journalism community: Cheryl Fair is now general manager at KABC in Los Angeles. Previously, she was news director there. (Rick Gevers) Jorg Stratmann is now associate publisher at Time. Show More Summary

Jack White takes journalists to task for publishing guac recipe

White. (AP) Third Man Records In a post on his record label’s website Sunday, Jack White called out journalists and “other people looking for drama” for reporting on the flap that stemmed from a student newspaper’s decision to publish...Show More Summary

What the FAA’s newly proposed drone rules mean to journalists

It will months, maybe years, before journalists can legally fly unmanned drone aircraft to capture video and photos.  But Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) took another step toward issuing new rules that allow for legal commercial drone use. The FAA and the U.S. Show More Summary

David Carr died of lung cancer, autopsy finds

New York Times journalist David Carr poses for a photograph as he arrives for the French premiere of the documentary “Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times,” in Paris, Monday, Nov. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) The New YorkShow More Summary

Jason Rezaian’s mother: Our patience has ended

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Mary Rezaian, mother of imprisoned Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, wrote for CNN about her desire for her son to receive a fair trial: “Our family has been exceedingly patient during these seven months. We have been respectful of Iran, of its laws and its procedures. Show More Summary

Which news organizations let their reporters swear?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

NPR standards editor Mark Memmott issued a terse reminder this morning — packaged with a wry headline — to bleep out swear words in their entirety: If a word needs to be bleeped, no part of it should be heard. We don’t try to give listeners...Show More Summary

A collection of tributes to David Carr, from a college paper to the paper of record

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2008, file photo, David Carr, culture reporter and media columnist for The New York Times poses for a photograph on Eighth Avenue, in New York. Carr collapsed at the office and died in a hospital Thursday, Feb. Show More Summary

5 Ways McClatchy is a model for a new breed of stand-alone newspaper companies

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

McClatchy has been a steady presence in the 15 years I’ve been writing about media business with a commitment to serious journalism even while shrinking newsrooms, aggressive digital expansion and continuity of leadership. Looking at...Show More Summary

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