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Blog Post Archive

Career Beat: Epic Magazine hires WIRED executive editor

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Mark Robinson is now editor-in-chief of Epic Magazine. He is executive editor at WIRED. Blaise Zerega is now managing editor and president of Epic Digital. Previously, he was founding managing editor of Conde Nast Portfolio. Show More Summary

International New York Times article censored for second time this week

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times Company | The Associated Press The New York Times’ oft-cited mission to report the news without fear or favor has repeatedly run afoul of a government that’s using both. For the third time in as many months, a printer...Show More Summary

Tim Tai wins First Amendment award

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

University of Missouri The student journalist who calmly but fervently asserted his First Amendment right to photograph a protest at the University of Missouri has been recognized with a new award from a prominent journalism advocacy...Show More Summary

After the San Bernardino shootings, front pages show victims, reactions

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Today’s front page of the day comes from The (Jackson, Mississippi) Clarion-Ledger. On Friday, the newspaper focused on how people in Mississippi feel about gun control after the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people. Show More Summary

Al Jazeera: a break in wall-to-wall shooting coverage

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. There are other things going on If you're watching CNN, MSNBC and Fox, there's little else in the universe other than the San Bernardino shootings. It's the latest Pavlovian, pundit-driven, tedium-inducing, ratings-grabbing premeditated overkill. Show More Summary

Gannett rebrands its local papers as USA TODAY Network

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

In a slightly cryptic rebranding maneuver, Gannett is removing its own name from the digital sites of its 92 local newspaper organizations and describing them as part of the USA TODAY Network. The new style has been piloted at The Courier Journal of Louisville. Show More Summary

Pew study shows retreat from regional news among D.C. press corps

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Washington press corps has become increasingly fragmented in recent years, a consequence of the rise of niche publications that tend to offer smaller audiences highly specialized streams of information, according to a just-released study from the Pew Research Center. The study, the center’s first examination of the D.C. Show More Summary

4 steps in the writing process of David Maraniss

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author and Journalist David Maraniss talked about the four pillars of his writing process at the Poynter Institute 40th Anniversary Speaker Series. (Photo by Tom Cawthon) David Maraniss views his writing process...Show More Summary

Front pages from around the country on the San Bernardino shooting

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

As with every other mass shooting that we’ve pulled front pages from, A1s around the country led with the story again on Thursday. Many of them carried an image from The (San Bernardino, California) Sun’s Thomas Cordova. Here’s a collection...Show More Summary

The problem with the dwindling media access to college athletes

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

One-on-one interviews with college football players, like West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White, are getting hard to come by. (AP Photo file photo 2014) During my early days as the new national college football writer for the Chicago Tribune, I went to Florida State to do a story on Deion Sanders in 1988. Show More Summary

Why Chris Christie’s new favorite publisher is in New Hampshire

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

U.S. News & World Report Joe McQuaid wants New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to be president of the United States, perhaps to the astonishment of many pundits covering the 2016 campaign. Especially given the seemingly moribund state ofShow More Summary

Career Beat: John McKeon is publisher of the Houston Chronicle

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Cameron Barr is now managing editor at The Washington Post. Previously, he was national editor there. (Poynter) John McKeon is now publisher and president of the Houston Chronicle. Show More Summary

God and guns

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. What God “isn’t fixing” The New York Daily News crusades vigorously on the guns issue and leaves no doubt about its anti-guns position this morning after the San Bernardino shootings. "God Isn't Fixing This," it declares...Show More Summary

Routine sets in for journalists covering mass shooting

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

America’s national correspondents, fresh from covering a slaughter in Colorado Springs on Friday that left three dead, are already filing stories from the scene of another mass shooting. As early reports of casualties from law enforcement...Show More Summary

Happy #LoveMyNewspaper day

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Kevin Cate isn’t a journalist. He works in public relations. But yesterday, he decided he’d had enough of people bitching about journalists and journalism. He sent a message out to subscribers of his daily newsletter, which gathers Florida front pages. Show More Summary

Front page of the day: 60 years after Rosa Parks

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Tuesday, Dec. 1, marked the 60th anniversary of the day Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus. On Wednesday, The Grand Rapids Press led with the anniversary, a timeline and a look at her impact on the state. Via Newseum: The Library of Congress has the front page of The Montgomery Advertiser from the following day, Dec. 6, 1955. Read more

Cameron Barr named managing editor at The Washington Post

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Cameron Barr, national editor at The Washington Post, has been promoted to managing editor in charge of news and features, Executive Editor Martin Baron announced Wednesday. All of you know Cameron as a driven, focused, and super-smart journalist. Show More Summary

The San Francisco Chronicle, once imperiled, is profitable — and growing its digital business

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The San Francisco Chronicle building (Photo by Julian Dunn via Flickr) When newspapers took a nosedive in the late 2000s, it appeared as if the San Francisco Chronicle might be one of the industry’s biggest casualties. The paper reportedly...Show More Summary

CNBC’s baby bulletin

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. New face at Facebook Maybe it was subconsciously adverse effects of my half pastrami sandwich and chicken noodle soup for lunch. But I was engrossed by my meal and a CNBC mid-afternoon discussion of oil prices. Then, bingo,...Show More Summary

The Washington Post will allow singular ‘they’

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

It has been a big week for proponents of non-binary gender identification. On Wednesday, The New York Times included a new honorific — Mx. — in a story that quoted Senia Hardwick, a bookshop employee who didn’t want to be assigned aShow More Summary

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