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Yet another NYT digital tier?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Another NYT subscription tier? Lucia Moses reports: “According to a survey sent to readers this week, the new offering would give users 30 articles a month for $8, over 45 percent lower than the...Show More Summary

Today in media history: TV networks broadcast Watergate hearings

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Four events that happened on this date and a trivia question. August 7, 1973 The last of the Watergate hearings airs on network TV. PBS broadcast the Watergate hearings in their entirety during the summer of 1973. ABC, CBS and NBC rotated their live coverage. Show More Summary

Starting salaries at magazines fell $5K in last year: study

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

University of Georgia Consumer magazines offered the lowest median starting salaries to people who got bachelor’s degrees in journalism in 2013, the University of Georgia’s Grady College says in its latest annual survey of grads. Salaries...Show More Summary

Tennessean-style changes coming to four other Gannett newsrooms

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Tennessean isn’t the only Gannett newspaper embarking on “a newsroom of the future” with fewer managers, more nimble reporters and a smaller overall staff in the 24 hours after the company announced it was spinning off its publishing...Show More Summary

A look back and ahead for ‘the next wave of women’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On Wednesday, Danna Walker wrote for American Journalism Review about the reflections of women leaders at “Closing the Gender Gap: A Forum on Women and Leadership,” a recent forum co-sponsored by the National Press Club and Poynter.Show More Summary

Tennessean will use data, not ‘the journalist’s gut,’ to make decisions

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 (ha ha, OK, you got me, it’s more than 10) media stories. 21st Century Fox won’t pursue Time Warner: Rupert Murdoch sent a honcho-to-honcho email to Jeffrey L. Bewkes Tuesday afternoon, notifying the Time Warner chief he was withdrawing his previous offer. Show More Summary

Today in media history: Web introduced to the public

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Four events that happened on this date and a trivia question. August 6, 1945 On this date the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. About a year later The New Yorker devotes its entire issue to the story “Hiroshima” by John Hersey. Show More Summary

Nashville Public Radio: Tennessean will shrink by 15 percent

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Nashville Public Radio The Tennessean will downsize its newsroom, eliminating management positions and will add “more reporters and columnists and a larger investigative team” as part of a restructuring effort, Blake Farmer wrote for Nashville Public Radio Tuesday. “Ultimately, the newsroom will shrink by 15 percent. Show More Summary

Keller: NYT’s drug-testing ‘is increasingly difficult to defend’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Reddit | Facebook | Gawker | The Huffington Post During a question-and-answer session on Reddit today, former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller said the paper’s policy for drug testing its employees is “increasingly difficult...Show More Summary

NYT’s Tyler Hicks on Gaza: ‘It’s impossible to know who’s who’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times | CNN | Time On Tuesday, The New York Times’ photojournalist Tyler Hicks spoke with James Estrin for the Times’ Lens blog. Hicks and Estrin spoke about the images coming out of Gaza. Sometimes people assume that you can have access to everything, that you can see everything. Show More Summary

Tennessean employees will have to apply for jobs in ‘newsroom of the future’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Tennessean The Tennessean is “embarking on an ambitious project to create the newsroom of the future, right here in Nashville,” Executive Editor Stefanie Murray writes. It will redefine all newsroom jobs, and “Our employees willShow More Summary

NATO soldier fires ‘warning shot’ near AP photographer

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

New York Times | Associated Press A member of NATO forces fired a warning shot near an Associated Press photographer outside of a military training academy on the outskirts of Kabul, according to the New York Times. A NATO soldier opens fire toward journalists near the main gate of Camp Qargha, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. Show More Summary

Newspaper fronts memorialize first WWI battle

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

August 5, 1914 marked “the first battle of World War I,” according to the History Channel, when “the German army launches its assault on the city of Liege in Belgium, violating the latter country’s neutrality.” Here’s how De Morgen in...Show More Summary

Sex-slave investigation shares Philly Daily News’ front page with ‘Sexy Singles’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Philadelphia’s location between several mid-Atlantic cities “creates a particularly attractive opportunity for the brokers of enslaved women,” Morgan Zalot writes in an investigation of sex trafficking published in the Philadelphia Daily...Show More Summary

Gannett spins off, Murdoch and Time Warner square off

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Gannett will split publishing, broadcast assets: Its acquistion of broadcast companies and the 73 percent of Cars.com it didn’t own make this “the right time for a separation,” CEO Gracia Martore says in a statement. Show More Summary

How journalists covering the Ebola outbreak try to stay safe

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Chlorine…check. Gloves…check. #Ebolaoutbreak — David McKenzie (@McKenzieCNN) August 4, 2014 That tweet came from CNN international correspondent David McKenzie, who’s currently reporting on the Ebola outbreak from Sierra Leone. On Monday,...Show More Summary

Gannett will spin off publishing business

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Gannett Gannett will split its broadcast and publishing divisions into separate companies, the company announced Tuesday. The company’s recent additions to its broadcast station ownership “make this the right time for a separation into...Show More Summary

Today in media history: Washington Post sold

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Four events that happened on this date and a trivia question. August 5, 1921   A major league baseball game is broadcast on radio for the first time. Listeners hear the game on Pittsburgh’s KDKA. August 5, 2009 In a tearful welcome home,...Show More Summary

5 investigative journalism tips from New York Times’ David Barstow

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

After a publisher chopped away at one of David Barstow’s early investigative stories, he considered ditching journalism and heading off to law school. Since then, Barstow — now a reporter at The New York Times — has gone on to win three...Show More Summary

3 tips from BBC News’ Chris Hamilton for battling rumors on social media

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On Sunday and Monday, BBC News social media editor Chris Hamilton spent some time batting down a rumor on Twitter that said the BBC had pulled Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen from Gaza. The reports started with this tweet, from Raajje...Show More Summary

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