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Career Beat: Bill Sternberg named editorial page editor at USA Today

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Bill Sternberg has been named editorial page editor at USA Today. He is deputy editorial page editor there. (Poynter) Erin White is now digital news editor at The Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary

Who are your journalist/mom heroes?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

We work in a rockstar culture. Journalists — usually really good, hardworking and deserving men and women — win big awards, make the conference circuit, sometimes make appearances on fictional TV shows, sometimes become the subject of...Show More Summary

Bill Sternberg named editorial page editor at USA Today

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Bill Sternberg, deputy editorial page editor at USA Today, will succeed Brian Gallagher as editorial page editor beginning June 1, Editor-in-Chief David Callaway announced today. Gallagher, who has been editorial page editor since 2004,...Show More Summary

Without fact checking, ISIS’ messages go unchallenged

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, senior fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, speaks to a senate panel about social media and terrorism. (screengrab from C-Span.org) Media worldwide have at times exaggerated the strength ofShow More Summary

As the election approaches, Vox unites policy and politics under one editor

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

After Vox.com brought aboard Politico Deputy Managing Editor Laura McGann to run the site’s politics coverage, she articulated a vision that married policy coverage with explainers about politics. “We want to talk about both things at once,” she told Poynter in January. Show More Summary

The Washington Post opens a satellite software development office

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Washington Post The Washington Post announced Thursday that it has opened a software development office in Reston, Virginia, “that fosters collaboration and innovation.” “Engineering is a critical part of The Washington Post today. Show More Summary

Glenn Greenwald calls latest allegations against Snowden a joke

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Lawyer and journalist Glenn Greenwald (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) The journalist central to Edward Snowden’s disclosures about the National Security Agency labels as “a self-parodying joke” new allegations that the former’s NSA contractor essentially helped terrorists evade U.S. Show More Summary

Wall Street Journal makes flurry of digital appointments

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On the heels of a website redesign, a new Apple Watch app and an article page refresh, The Wall Street Journal has announced a series of appointments that remakes the management structure for its digital efforts. The promotions wereShow More Summary

5 election coverage tips from the Financial Times

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Photo courtesy of the Financial Times The UK votes today in a nail-biting general election, with the two largest parties neck-and-neck in the opinion polls. With much speculation about the structure of the next government, the following...Show More Summary

Al Jazeera America CEO toppled in executive shakeup

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. “It’s ‘the wicked witch is dead!’” Ehab Al Shihabi, the interim CEO at Al Jazeera America, lost his job Wednesday afternoon after more than a week of public turmoil for the network that included...Show More Summary

Go to the places where the cameras aren’t, says award-winning journalist

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Quarterback Mark Sanchez hugs his father, Nick, before an NFL football game in this 2012 photo. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) It was Thanksgiving Day, and for once, Mark Sanchez didn’t deliver a turkey. The often-maligned quarterback hadShow More Summary

Today in Media History: 100 years ago the press reported on the sinking of the Lusitania

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Editor’s note: After today, David Shedden will be taking a temporary break from Today in Media History to work on another project. It will return soon. On May 7, 1915, the news media reported that the British ocean liner Lusitania had been torpedoed by a World War I German U-boat off the coast of Ireland. Show More Summary

Career Beat: Al Anstey named CEO of Al Jazeera America

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Al Anstey has been appointed CEO of Al Jazeera America. Previously, he was managing director of Al Jazeera English. (Poynter) Dorothea Herrey is now senior vice president of NYT Live. Show More Summary

Al Jazeera America gets a new CEO

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Amid turmoil that has seen the departure of three high-level executives and a lawsuit from a former staffer in recent days, Al Jazeera America announced Wednesday the appointment of a new network head. Al Anstey, who was previously managing...Show More Summary

NYT is publishing the questions it wants to ask Hillary Clinton

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times A new feature from The New York Times demonstrates a novel way for news organizations to deal with candidates who won’t answer reporters’ questions: publish them. Amy Chozick, the Times scribe who has been covering...Show More Summary

Tribune Publishing books a tiny profit for first quarter despite revenue decline

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Tribune Tower on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Tribune Publishing completed its second full quarter as a separate company with results much like the rest of the industry, eking out a small profit butShow More Summary

Bob Schieffer to leave ‘Face the Nation’ earlier than expected

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Associated Press Veteran CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer will leave “Face the Nation” this month, the Associated Press reports. Schieffer, who was originally slated to host his last Sunday show this summer, will bow out early, hosting...Show More Summary

Inside the upcoming life sciences newsroom from Boston Globe Media

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Shortly after Rick Berke resigned from his post as executive editor of Politico in September, he was contacted by Boston Globe Media, which made him a compelling offer: Did he want to build a newsroom from the ground up? “How often do...Show More Summary

A new documentary celebrates muckraking journalist I.F. Stone

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Screenshot of a new documentary called The Legacy of I.F. Stone, which is available on Vimeo and at www.ifstone.org. When you pick up the daily newspaper, I.F. Stone used to say, go to page 17 since that’s where the truth is. That notion...Show More Summary

The Washington Post’s new Web experiment hopes to offer up some serendipity

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Screen shot of the pinch view of The Washington Post’s test Web experience Climb up three steps from The Washington Post’s fifth-floor newsroom to the sixth floor, then head down two flights of steps via a wrought iron staircase. There, you’ll find Team Rainbow. Show More Summary

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