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Storify adds a way to collaborate on breaking news

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Storify now has a way for journalists to collaborate on breaking news, Livefyre announced Tuesday. Storify Enterprise, which was previously Storify VIP, lets several people “simultaneously add text or content in real-time, see who else...Show More Summary

Jennifer Preston joins Knight Foundation

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Jennifer Preston, the New York Times’ first social media editor, will become vice president for journalism at the Knight Foundation. Preston also helped launch the Times’ “Watching” feature, which Justin Ellis wrote about for NiemanShow More Summary

Knight Foundation to create workshop for top editors and publishers

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Knight Foundation Tuesday announced a $1.8 million investment in its fellowship program at Stanford University for a series of new initiatives, including the establishment of a workshop on transformative news leadership. The program...Show More Summary

Men’s Health demonstrates how not to talk about sports with anyone

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. CNN will cut 300 jobs: About 130 people have taken buyouts, and 170 more will be laid off, Brian Stelter reports. Parent Turner Broadcasting plans to lay off 1,475 people. (CNN) | “Turner said...Show More Summary

An oral history of ‘The Meh List’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times Magazine’s One-Page Magazine is no more, and with it goes the Meh List, a weekly tabulation of things that are “Not Hot, Not Not, Just Meh.” Recently in meh: B.J. Surhoff (Sept. 21). Book trailers (Sept. 7). The Meh List (Sept. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: Mr. Dooley: ‘The job of the newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

One of the most famous quotes about the press comes from a fictional 19th century Irish bartender named Mr. Dooley. On October 7, 1893, Chicago Evening Post journalist and humorist Finley Peter Dunne introduced his readers to the character of Mr. Show More Summary

CNN will cut 300 jobs

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

CNN | USA Today CNN Worldwide will cut about 300 positions, Brian Stelter reports. Its parent company, Turner Broadcasting, wants to reduce its number of employees by about 10 percent. About 130 of the CNN cuts are coming from buyouts, Stelter writes. Show More Summary

Happy Newspaper Week (pssst… it’s not just about newspapers)

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Happy National Newspaper Week! It’s the 74th anniversary of the week that celebrates what newspapers bring to a community, according to Lisa Hills, executive director of Minnesota Newspaper Association and VP of the Newspapers Associations Managers. Show More Summary

Denton: ‘no other company has grown more consistently’ than Gawker Media

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Competitors “come and go,” Gawker Media honcho Nick Denton says in a monthly newsletter sent to staff Monday. September was the company’s second-best-ever month, he writes. Denton also says that after a company retreat to Budapest this...Show More Summary

14 women in the media make Fortune’s list of influential Twitter users

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Fortune Fortune published a list of the “55 most influential women on Twitter,” on Monday. In it, Caroline Fairchild, Colleen Leahey and Jennifer Reingold include 14 women in the media. Here they are, in no particular order, with a recent...Show More Summary

Kinsey Wilson leaves NPR

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

NPR chief content officer Kinsey Wilson will leave NPR, new NPR CEO Jarl Mohn announced Monday in a note to staff (below). NPR media reporter David Folkenflik broke the news on Twitter: 1. NPR CEO Jarl Mohn has announced that the network’s...Show More Summary

NYT Now will be free for a week

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

New York Times Co. The New York Times mobile app NYT Now will be free for a week starting Tuesday, the Times Co. announced Monday. Oct. 7 is National News Engagement Day. During that week, “all current NYT Now users and anyone who downloads...Show More Summary

Today in media history: The Pulitzer Prize-winning story “Enrique’s Journey”

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On October 6, 2002, chapter five of the story, “Enrique’s Journey,” by Sonia Nazario appeared in the Los Angeles Times. The story was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing and later became a book. The Pulitzer award citation:...Show More Summary

Adrianne Jeffries leaves The Verge for Vice’s Motherboard

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Motherboard Former Verge reporter Adrianne Jeffries has joined Vice Media’s tech publication Motherboard as managing editor of English sites, editor-in-chief Derek Mead writes: Over the past few years at The Verge and Betabeat, she wrote a ton of reports that I wish we had run. Show More Summary

Postmedia buys Sun Media’s English-language newspapers

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Postmedia Postmedia Network Canada Corp. will buy Sun Media’s 175 English-language newspapers for $316 million, the companies announced Monday. The deal includes the Toronto Sun and other Sun papers in Calgary, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Ottawa, and 34 pieces of real estate in three provinces. Show More Summary

Politico gets a new executive editor

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Politico Former Boston Globe editorial page editor Peter Canellos will be executive editor of Politico, Hadas Gold writes for Politico. According to a memo from Politico Editor Susan Glasser, Canellos’ hiring is one of several stepsShow More Summary

Iran frees one journalist

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Iran frees one journalist: Yeganeh Salehi is out of jail, but her husband, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian, remains in custody. They were arested July 22. (WP) NBC News freelancer arrives in U.S. Show More Summary

As David Cohn exits, Circa looks to double its editorial team

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Circa’s chief content officer David Cohn will exit the company after two-and-a-half years for a job at a broadcast network, CEO Matt Galligan announced to his staff Friday. With Cohn’s departure (no specific date on that yet), editor-in-chief Anthony De Rosa will assume full responsibility for editorial operations at Circa. Show More Summary

Atlantic contributor: Atlantic article was ‘fatally flawed’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Atlantic An Atlantic longread that offers a behind-the-bars glimpse of prison gangs has taken criticism from Atlantic contributor Andrew Cohen, who has called the article “misleading,” “facile” and “fatally flawed.” The article,Show More Summary

AP to staff: Exercise caution over reports of suspected Ebola cases

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Associated Press The AP has issued guidance to its staff on how to report on and refer to two viruses in the news: Ebola and enterovirus. Regarding Ebola, the AP explains: Often the fact of an unconfirmed case isn’t worth a story at all. Show More Summary

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