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Candy Crowley leaves CNN after 27 years

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

TheWrap CNN’s Candy Crowley is leaving the network, numerous sites reported on Friday. Jordan Chariton reported for TheWrap with a statement from CNN’s president Jeff Zucker. It reads, in part: Candy made her mark covering the presidential campaigns of Pat Buchanan, George H.W. Show More Summary

11 resources for responsibly reporting on rape

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s a quick list of resources for reporting on rape. In May, Poynter’s Kelly McBride wrote “How journalists can provide fair coverage when reporting on rape charge in Cleveland case.” – Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma – Dart...Show More Summary

Rolling Stone says its trust in source for UVA story ‘was misplaced’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Rolling Stone | The Washington Post Rolling Stone says “there now appear to be discrepancies” in the account of a rape at the center of its blockbuster story about rapes at the University of Virginia. The magazine has “come to the conclusion that our trust in her was misplaced,” Managing Editor Will Dana writes. Show More Summary

2 projects collect media and things from the media in Ferguson

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Photo by Laura A. Schatzman, St. Louis, August 14, 2014. For months, the image stayed in her phone. Laura Schatzman didn’t know what to do with it, but she knew it was special — a crowd of hands reaching toward blue sky, framed by St. Show More Summary

Ann Marie Lipinski joins Poynter’s board of trustees

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Poynter Institute announced Friday that Nieman Foundation curator Ann Marie Lipinski will join its board of trustees in January. The institute also announced ESPN senior vice president Rob King will become chairman of its National...Show More Summary

USA Today kills weekend magazine

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Dec. 28 will be the last issue of USA Weekend, USA Today President and Publisher Larry Kramer tells employees. (Memo below.) Gannett, which owns USA Today, began distributing a “butterfly edition” of USA Today to its local papers in 2013. Show More Summary

‘This stops today’: Images of protests on front pages and homepages

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Many front pages and homepages showed images from protests in parts of the country on Friday as people continue responding to the no-indictment ruling against the New York police officer who killed Eric Garner. Here’s a collection of those fronts, from Newseum and various news sites. Show More Summary

‘Dark social’ is mostly Facebook

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. The weekend awaits. Here are 10 media stories. “Dark social” = Facebook For years, publishers couldn't identify the source of a hunk of their traffic. Chartbeat this week "flipped a switch on its real-time dashboard toShow More Summary

Today in Media History: Front pages and newsreels tell the story of Prohibition’s 1933 repeal

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On December 5, 1933, the United States repealed Prohibition with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Let’s take a look back at some of the news. Hearst Metrotone Newsreel: Chicago Tribune Image, December 5, 1933 St. Petersburg Times...Show More Summary

James Shanahan appointed dean of Indiana University’s new Media School

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Indiana University has picked Boston University College of Communications associate dean James Shanahan to lead its new Media School. Shanahan, a media scholar who helped craft Boston University’s diversity statement, will be charged...Show More Summary

Washington Post reporter’s recorder fails at a really bad time

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Washington Post Joe Heim’s first question to Valerie Jarrett in a Q&A describes a reporter’s nightmare: “What do you think of a reporter who interviews you for 25 minutes, then later finds out his recorder stopped working and asks...Show More Summary

Philly Voice names Frank Burgos managing editor

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Philly Voice, the news startup that has lately been scooping up digital talent from the Philadelphia area, announced Thursday Frank Burgos will be its managing editor. Burgos, who was previously editorial page editor of the Philadelphia...Show More Summary

Franklin Foer leaves The New Republic

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

New Republic Editor Franklin Foer told staffers in an email Thursday that he is leaving the publication. Comrades, The New Republic has been one of the great loves of my life–a set of ideas, a history, a collection of people I revere. Show More Summary

After much brainstorming, Globe calls its new business section “Business”

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Last month, Boston Globe Editor Brian McGrory put out a call to staff seeking a name for the paper’s forthcoming business section, which to his “chagrin” was called “Business”. A few weeks and “a series of exhausting brainstorming sessions”...Show More Summary

#Pointergate station owner says Internet lacks credibility

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Stanley Hubbard, owner of the TV station that aired a report that accused Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges of “flashing a known gang sign,” has defended the station’s bogus story...Show More Summary

Kathy Gannon: ‘I’m going back to Afghanistan, for sure’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

CBC “I’m going to go back to Afghanistan, for sure,” Kathy Gannon says in an interview with Susan Ormiston. Gannon and fellow AP journalist Anja Niedringhaus were shot in Afghanistan in April; Niedringhaus “died instantly,” Gannon says. “I just feel more just sad that she’s not here,” Gannon says about Niedringhaus. Show More Summary

4 cartoonists on how their Eric Garner images came together

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

In the hours after the grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner, news organizations responded quickly on social media with editorial cartoons. Poynter got in touch with several of the cartoonistsShow More Summary

NYT truck overturns, spills newspapers, blocks on-ramp

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

WPVI A truck marked “New York Times” overturned early Thursday and blocked an on-ramp in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, WPVI-TV reports. “All the news that’s fit to print is all over the grass,” Matt Pellman reports. New York Times spokesperson...Show More Summary

‘We can’t breathe’: Front pages in New York lead with the Eric Garner grand jury ruling

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On Thursday, front pages from New York led with images of protests and stills from the cell phone video of Eric Garner’s last moments. Here’s a collection of front pages, courtesy Newseum. On Wednesday, many news organizations’ homepages led with the news that there’d be no indictment against the police officer who killed Garner. Show More Summary

Terror group says it will kill British-American journalist

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Qaida affiliate says it will kill journalist British-American photojournalist Luke Somers appeared in a video by an Al Qaida affiliate in Yemen. The video's "timing suggested a reaction to a rescue attempt on Nov. Show More Summary

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