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Jim Brady named public editor at ESPN

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

ESPN Jim Brady, the local news guru who founded Philadelphia’s Billy Penn, has been appointed ESPN’s public editor, the sports network announced Friday. In the public editor’s job, which was formerly designated “ombudsman,” Brady will...Show More Summary

NYT public editor: Nail salon probe ‘went too far’ in generalizing about industry

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times A blockbuster investigation from The New York Times that provoked officials to intervene in poor workplace conditions in nail salons throughout New York “went too far in generalizing about an entire industry,” Public...Show More Summary

‘Father’ of presidential debates: CNBC’s was ‘deplorable’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Newton Minow turns thumbs down As a young legal aide to Illinois Gov. Adlai Stevenson, Newton Minow sent his boss a 1955 memo that was a catalyst to Stevenson ultimately proposing televised presidential debates. The former...Show More Summary

Newspaper guild offers to buy Philadelphia Daily News to avoid layoffs

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Philadelphia Media Network papers, which include the Daily News, endured layoffs Wednesday. (AP photo) Lawyers representing the Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia on Thursday expressed interest in buying the Philadelphia Daily...Show More Summary

Steve Brill skewers Trump University, press coverage of 5-year legal mess

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Time Steve Brill has taken Donald Trump, and the media, to school with new revelations about a distinctly dubious Trump higher education venture, Trump University. The journalist-entrepreneur unveiled in Time magazine early Thursday an investigation into five-year-old, ongoing litigation involving the now shuttered Trump University. Show More Summary

Tribune Publishing claims finances improving but records 9.6 percent ad revenue decline and slight loss for 3rd Quarter

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The drama surrounding Tribune Publishing Company management was largely absent as the company reported third quarter results and discussed them with analysts. In line with other regional publishers like McClatchy, A.H. Belo and New Media...Show More Summary

BuzzFeed changes editorial standards to allow sponsorships in entertainment programming

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

(AP Photo) BuzzFeed’s editorial standards were modified earlier this week to allow for greater collaboration between the newsroom’s editorial and advertising staffers, a move the company’s editor in chief says will enable BuzzFeed to...Show More Summary

2 editors in Turkey arrested for magazine cover that ‘incites crime’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Committee to Protect Journalists | Today’s Zaman | Hurriyet Daily News On Tuesday, the editor in chief and managing editor of Nokta magazine were arrested in Istanbul, Volkan Cansiz reported for Today’s Zaman, “under Article 313 of the Turkish Penal Code (TCK) for inciting the public to armed conflict.” Turkey held elections on Nov. Show More Summary

Front page of the day: Canada’s group hug

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Today’s front page of the day comes from Canada’s National Post. Most newspapers in Canada led with images from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s swearing-in ceremony. The National Post led with an editorial cartoon and a wake-up call headline. Show More Summary

Patriotic Pentagon payola: Even Fox News cringes

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Oh, say can you see how the military buys off sports teams So when Atlanta Falcons fans rose to cheer 80 National Guard members unfurling an American flag across the Georgia Dome's turf, little did they know the National Guard paid for that heart-tugging moment. Show More Summary

Sixth-generation family owners have sold The Republic of Columbus (Indiana)

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The office of the Republic of Columbus, Indiana. (Wikipedia Photo) After 140 years of family ownership, The Republic of Columbus, Indiana has been sold to a small Texas-based chain. The buyer is AIM, run by veteran news executive Jeremy...Show More Summary gutted in layoffs at Philadelphia Media Network

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Philly newspapers endured layoffs today. (AP Photo) More than 40 staffers in newsrooms throughout Philadelphia Media Network have been laid off as the company seeks to consolidate its disparate editorial staffers to forge a single unified...Show More Summary

Tribune Publishing indicates that it does want to buy the Orange County Register

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Tribune Publishing took legal action today confirming speculation that it hopes to buy Freedom Communications and its Orange County Register out of federal bankruptcy court. At a hearing, the Wall Street Journal reported, Tribune offered...Show More Summary

The Boston Globe begins running sponsored content

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Boston Globe’s first homegrown piece of sponsored content. The Boston Globe on Wednesday became the latest newspaper to begin offering sponsored content, part of an industry-wide turn toward diversified digital advertising in the...Show More Summary

Philly journalists will talk layoffs with management today

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Representatives from The Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia will meet with management at Philadelphia Media Network today to discuss the pending layoffs slated to affect dozens of workers across the company’s three publications. The...Show More Summary

NPR is building an analytics bot that emphasizes caring over clicks

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Carebot, a forthcoming tool from NPR, aims to help journalists figure out how much their audiences care about their work. Pictured above is a proposed day in the life of a journalist working with Carebot to think about his/her work.Show More Summary

Trump, self-appointed FEMA chief, declares John Harwood ‘a disaster’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Still venting over CNBC debate Donald Trump pimped his latest book Tuesday but took time to again bash John Harwood, a terrific reporter who co-hosted the debate that launched 1,000 blogs and asked if Trump was running a "comic book" version of a campaign. Show More Summary

Front page of the day: Kansas City celebrates

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Today’s front page of the day comes from The Kansas City Star. On Tuesday, the city celebrated the Kansas City Royals’ World Series win. On Wednesday, the Star offered a zoomed out look at the city and all those fans. Via Newseum: The...Show More Summary

Why John Henry and Rick Berke are starting a big venture covering the life sciences

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Rick Berke, a longtime New York Times editor, is leading a new life sciences vertical owned by Boston Globe owner John Henry. John Henry, the son of Illinois soybean farmers whose primary owner of The Boston Globe, Boston Red Sox and...Show More Summary

Digital arms of NBC News, MSNBC united under new executive

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Nick Ascheim has been named senior vice president of digital for MSNBC and NBC News in a shakeup that aims to consolidate leadership of the networks’ digital divisions. Ascheim, a senior vice president at the BBC, replaces high-level staffers atop the digital operations of NBC News and MSNBC. Show More Summary

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