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EIJ’s Ferguson panel also included no STL media outlets

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s a lesson from the lessons on Ferguson panels — consider including the journalists who live and report on these communities, too. Like the Online News Association’s planned panel on Ferguson, Excellence in Journalism’s panel on Ferguson includes no one from a St. Show More Summary

NYT names new environment editor

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Adam Bryant has joined The New York Times science desk to “to help edit our coverage of climate change and other environmental issues,” according to an internal memo from Barbara Strauch, New York Times science editor. (Full memo below.) “We’ve had editors in science handling this coverage before, of course,” Bryant tells Poynter. Show More Summary

Economist withdraws review that appeared to defend slave-owners

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Economist | Vox The Economist apologized and withdrew a book review of Edward Baptist’s “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.” In the piece, an editor’s note says, “we said: ‘Mr Baptist has not written an objective history of slavery. Show More Summary

NYT corrects: Joan Rivers did not die before she was born

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The bottom of The New York Times’ Sept. 4 obituary of Joan Rivers corrected the following error: Correction: September 4, 2014 “An earlier version of a label that appeared with this obituary on the home page of misstated the year of Ms. Rivers’s death. It was 2014, of course, not 1914.” … Read more

‘Farewell, Joan’: Newspapers lead with tributes to Joan Rivers

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The death of comedian Joan Rivers on Thursday made the fronts of several newspapers Friday. Here’s a collection, courtesy Newseum. (There’s also a collection of front pages devoted to news of guilty convictions for Bob and Maureen McDonnell.) From...Show More Summary

Jill Abramson would like a magazine job

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. We’re almost there. Here are 10 media stories. Area man to appear on television: Chuck Todd will interview President Obama for his first episode of “Meet the Press” on Sunday. (Politico) HuffPost won’t talk about Jimmy Soni: HuffPost parent AOL was investigating allegations of sexual harrassment by its former managing editor, J.K. Show More Summary

Today in media history: ‘NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw’ begins

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Although he co-anchored with Roger Mudd starting in 1982, Tom Brokaw began anchoring the “NBC Nightly News” as a solo anchor on September 5, 1983. His last broadcast came on December 1, 2004. Video: “Tom Brokaw’s Road to NBC NightlyShow More Summary

Why are no local outlets represented in ONA’s Ferguson keynote?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

ONA The Online News Association announced its keynote address on Thursday for ONA14, which begins in Chicago on Sept. 25. “Ferguson Revisited” will feature journalists who reported from Ferguson, including St. Louis reporter Mariah Stewart,...Show More Summary

Let’s start using clickbait for good

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

John Herrman’s take on the proliferation of “takes” — seemingly every news organization’s urge to publish something, no matter how unoriginal, about the hot issue of the day — has of course generated lots of takes on his piece itself. In...Show More Summary

NPR’s head of programming to retire

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

NPR Ellen McDonnell, NPR’s executive editor for news programming, will retire at the end of the year, Eyder Peralta reported for the network today. McDonnell had been at the network for nearly 35 years and was “a part of NPR’s DNA,”Show More Summary

WaPo’s new publisher has ditched the BlackBerry

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Fred Ryan is now an iPhone guy. “What you may have heard is I’m so clumsy typing with my thumbs that I held on to my BlackBerry,” The Washington Post’s new publisher said in a phone call. These days, “I am purely iPhone — and, of course,...Show More Summary

Rob Grimshaw leaving The Financial Times

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Capital New York Rob Grimshaw is leaving The Financial Times, Joe Pompeo reported Thursday for Capital New York. Grimshaw will be the CEO of TES Global, Pompeo reported. “Naturally, my feelings are mixed,” he wrote in an email to colleagues. Show More Summary

Why HuffPost won’t crowdfund Donte’ Stallworth’s fellowship

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Donte’ Stallworth will join The Huffington Post as a politics fellow this fall, covering national security. The former NFL wide receiver will be paid during his six-month fellowship, HuffPost Washington bureau chief Ryan Grim tells Poynter in a phone call. “He’s getting the standard pay that all the fellows are getting,” Grim said. Show More Summary

Bloomberg makes exception to policy about employees who left

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning after a day of never-ending media news. Here are at least 10 media stories. Hizzoner is back: Mike Bloomberg will return to run Bloomberg L.P., Andrew Ross Sorkin reports. Current Bloomberg honcho Daniel L. Doctoroff will depart by the end of the year. Show More Summary

Today in media history: Newsies start delivering papers in 1833

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On September 4, 1833, 10-year-old Barney Flaherty answers an ad in the New York Sun and becomes one of the first newsies, or newsboys to distribute newspapers. “The first unemployed person to apply for a job selling Suns in the streets was a ten-year-old boy, Bernard Flaherty, born in Cork. Show More Summary

Michael Bloomberg returns to his media empire

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

New York Times Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is returning to run Bloomberg LP, a financial data and media company, according to a report in the New York Times. Chief Executive Dan Doctoroff will step down at the end of theShow More Summary

Tampa Bay Times gives up naming rights to hockey arena

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Tampa Bay Times The Tampa Bay Times Forum, home of the region’s professional hockey team, will be renamed the Amalie Arena. The Poynter-owned newspaper — previously called The St. Petersburg Times — has had naming rights since 2002, when it agreed to a 12-year deal for about $30 million. Show More Summary

Student editors at Steven Sotloff’s old newspaper cover his captivity, execution

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

After Steven Sotloff, a freelance journalist who wrote for TIME and other publications, was threatened by Islamic state fighters Aug. 19, the editors at his former student newspaper scrambled to get the news out. The Central FloridaShow More Summary

Photojournalist with Russian news agency killed in Eastern Ukraine

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Associated Press The Associated Press reported on Wednesday that photojournalist Andrei Stenin has been killed in Eastern Ukraine. Stenin was a photojournalist with a state-owned news agency, RIA Novosti, according to the AP. Not counting...Show More Summary

Is being a mom headline-worthy? Take our quiz!

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Mic | The Guardian | Huffington Post A sexist headline and lead greeted Rona Fairhead’s appointment as head of the BBC Trust, Sophie Kleeman wrote Tuesday for Mic. Sexist headline declares “mother of three” will lead the BBC More Summary

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