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New York Times to add digital deputy editors

A memo from New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet and obtained by Capital New York says the Times is planning to add digital deputy editors to news desks throughout the organization. According to the memo, the new editors will … Read more

19 Star Tribune vets take voluntary buyouts

Minnesota Public Radio | MinnPost Journalists with 586 years combined experience are taking voluntary buyouts from The (Minneapolis) Star Tribune, Bob Collins reported Tuesday for Minnesota Public Radio. The buyouts were made possible by a union contract which gave … Read more

How New York media outlets adapted after Hurricane Sandy

When hurricane season comes around, journalists at The Miami Herald start planning. Reporters are told to keep extra fuel at their homes in case gas stations close. If a storm is imminent, the paper develops alternate distribution routes depending on … Read more

CIA style manual: ‘Keep the language crisp and pungent’

Reporters and their CIA sources have something in common besides stories about clandestine operations and hush-hush policy initiatives: strict style guidelines. An article published on Quartz today deconstructs the “Directorate of Intelligence Style Manual and Writer’s Guide for Intelligence … Read more

Meteorologist loses eye in fireworks accident

WXYZ | Iowa City Press-Citizen WXYZ chief meteorologist Dave Rexroth lost his left eye in a fireworks accident Friday. He will receive a prosthetic eye and expects to return to his job in September, the Detroit station reports. Rexroth … Read more

Journalist on learning for herself: ‘poverty is a circumstance, not a value judgement’

The Washington Post Darlena Cunha wrote Tuesday about finding herself driving a Mercedes to pick up food stamps. Cunha wrote about a series of big changes in her life for The Washington Post. In 2007, Cunha took a new job … Read mor...

Former Washington Post owner offers art collection to employees

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Washington Post Graham Holdings Company will sell its art collection at reduced prices to Washington Post employees, Philip Kennicott reports. Graham Holdings is the new name of the company that sold the Post to Jeff Bezos last year. … Read more

News sites ‘still shackled by their print past’; plus, the Oregonian’s digital ‘double-edged sword’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s our roundup of the top digital and social media stories you should know about (and from Andrew Beaujon, 10 media stories to start your day, and from Kristen Hare, a world roundup): — At TheMediaBriefing, Henry Taylor explores … Read more

Rooney Mara will play journalist held hostage in Somalia; Guardian names women’s editor to head of media

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s today’s MediaWireWorld roundup of journalism news from outside the U.S. Send tips to Kristen Hare: khare@poynter.org 1. Journalist’s story goes to Hollywood: Actress Rooney Mara will play Amanda Lindhout, a Canadian journalist who was held captive for more than … Read more

Cuba may have planted a story in The Daily Caller, WSJ turns 125

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Did Cuba plant a story in The Daily Caller? The CIA has “credible evidence” that Matthew Boyle‘s November 2012 Daily Caller story “Women: Sen. Bob Menendez paid us for sex … Read more

Seattle Times columnist handwrites everything for 2 days

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Journalists have been filing copy nonstop for years now. Done with that story? Go tweet it. Then return that email. Then text a source back. Then post an article on Facebook and answer reader comments — and do that before … Read mor...

NPR left two words out of the Declaration of Independence, listeners caught mistake

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

NPR In its annual reading of the Declaration of Independence, NPR’s “Morning Edition” accidentally omitted two words. On Monday, hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep apologized to Thomas Jefferson, the original colonies and the whole country for leaving out … Read more

What Bill Keller learned from Glenn Greenwald

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

In an interview with Joe Coscarelli, Marshall Project editor-in-chief Bill Keller talked about the startup’s coming launch, and what he learned from watching the launches of FiveThirtyEight, Vox and First Look Media’s The Intercept: Well, one thing that stuck out … Read more

The Sun corrects: Man complains once or twice a week, not every day

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

British newspaper The Sun called Marcus Stead “Britain’s biggest whinger” — “whinger” means “whiner” — saying he complained to a local government body every day. It corrected the article: Mr Stead says that, in fact, the number of … Read more

Poynter’s morning roundups

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s a quick look at the media news of the day so far. What are we missing? Let us know. — MediaWire Morning: SiriusXM fires Anthony Cumia | N.Y. paper uses racial slur to describe president | Brian Stelter … Read more

Mobile trends to watch in second half of 2014; plus, a newsgathering guide to Tweetdeck

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s our roundup of the top digital and social media stories you should know about (and from Andrew Beaujon, 10 media stories to start your day, and from Kristen Hare, a world roundup): — At Poynter, Adam Hochberg explores … Read ...

Egyptian president wishes journalists had been deported; Nigerian editor missing

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s today’s MediaWireWorld roundup of journalism news from outside the U.S. Send tips to Kristen Hare: khare@poynter.org 1. Deport them: Egypt’s president told local journalists that he wishes the foreign journalists recently given prison sentences had just been deported, … Read more

SiriusXM fires Anthony Cumia, HuffPost loses top U.K. editor

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories, plucked with no small effort from the post-holiday-weekend ether. HuffPost UK editor leaves for fashion-trend-forecasting firm: Carla Buzasi will join the firm WGSN. She “famously tracked down HuffPo founder Arianna Huffington to … Read more

Don’t get hosed by fake hurricane photos this year

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

As far as I can tell, these photos of lightning hitting New York Wednesday night are legit. HOLY. CRAP. NYC thunderstorms aren't kidding around. And yes, I actually took this!! I guess waiting patiently i… pic.twitter.com/L1CZPxYEKW — Beth Alison (@bethalison89) … Read more

Globe and Mail puts up a fence before strike vote

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

CBC | The Toronto Star | Huff Post Canada A fence went up around the Globe and Mail building in Toronto on Wednesday before a strike vote, CBC reports. And now that fence has a Twitter account. You said … Read more

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