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Church shooting: Choose your words carefully

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

This image has been provided by the Charleston Police Department.(Charleston Police Department via AP) I wanted to share some thoughts prompted by an email I got this morning by Matt Jaworowski, a Media General Digital Content Producer. Matt...Show More Summary

Job cuts begin at The Wall Street Journal

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Capital New York The Wall Street Journal is undergoing a round of layoffs as that newsroom prepares for “a broad reorganization,” Capital New York’s Joe Pompeo reports. Quoting Tim Martell, the executive director of the Independent Association...Show More Summary

Charleston Post and Courier apologizes for gun ad on front page

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Charleston Post and Courier on Thursday apologized for a front-page sticky note that advertised for a gun shop. “The front-page sticky note that was attached to some home delivery newspapers on the same day as this tragedy is a deeply regrettable coincidence,” the paper said in response to a reader complaint on Facebook. Show More Summary

The BuzzFeed News App, out today, was built for social interactions

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

After more than six months of building, tweaking and tinkering in public, BuzzFeed today released its long-awaited news app. The BuzzFeed News App, which began testing in the alpha phase months ago, has evolved over a short span of time...Show More Summary

Brian Williams to return, rumors run amok, role unclear

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. CNN’s Brian Stelter breaks story with a sizable “Maybe not” The hyperkinetic, multi-platform Stelter first disclosed via Twitter a tentative deal between NBC and its suspended anchor. He also tweeted a cavernous caveat (“it’s not announced yet, so anything could happen”). Show More Summary

Career Beat: Hillary Busis named entertainment editor at Mashable

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here’s a job update from the journalism community: Hillary Busis is now deputy entertainment editor at Mashable. Previously, she was digital news editor at Entertainment Weekly. (Fishbowl NY) Job of the day: Reuters is looking for a white-collar crime reporter. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs) Send Ben your job moves: Read more

Why the columnist who writes about race in Spokane got scooped on Dolezal

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Rachel Dolezal, stands in front of a mural she painted at the Human Rights Education Institute, offices in coeur d’alene, idaho In this photo taken July 24, 2009. (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios) Shawn Vestal, a newspaper columnist in...Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth success determines the Dallas Morning News travel budget

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Bubba Watson helps Jordan Spieth put on his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament in April. Dallas Morning News reporters weren’t there to witness it. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) The Dallas Morning News initially hadn’t planned to staff this week’s U.S. Show More Summary

Bottom line on Bloomberg D.C. bureau, says reporter: It’s a bloated mess

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

It’s been pretty much an open secret within Washington journalism circles that the Bloomberg News bureau is troubled. Now many of the details are memorialized in a memo that spotlights one of the capital’s most curious media operations. It...Show More Summary

Report: Brian Williams to stay at NBC

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

CNN Brian Williams, the suspended “NBC Nightly News” anchor who was taken off the air after he was discovered to be dissembling about his war reportage, will likely stay at the network, CNN’s Brian Stelter reports: Williams will not be returning to the “NBC Nightly News” anchor chair, the people said. Show More Summary

The new Google Trends is a real-time news detection system

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Think of the new Google Trends update as the difference between scanning yesterday’s headlines and scrolling through Twitter. Users who looked at Google Trends two weeks ago would have seen a snapshot of trending Google searches based on data that was hours old. Show More Summary

Will Murdoch’s sons renew Roger Ailes’ contract?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

CNN Money Rupert Murdoch owes Fox News boss Roger Ailes a whole lot. He’s provided the vision and executive oomph behind one of Murdoch’s greatest successes. But will Murdoch’s sons give Ailes a new contract? Inevitably, there is mounting...Show More Summary

Opinion: Journalism companies are dead. Long live journalists.

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

We’ve talked endlessly about the future of journalism. It’s time to talk about the future of journalists. The Orange County Register’s new owner thought the way to turn the paper around is through better reporting to lure new and former readers to a revived product. Show More Summary

Time to start thinking of smartwatch mini-editions of your newspaper

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

“What’s your fascination with this Apple Watch, Mario?,” a long time colleague asked me when I ran into him at the WAN IFRA World Media Congress recently. “It’s your new toy, isn’t it?” I admit that my Apple Watch and I have been inseparable since I got it five weeks ago. Show More Summary

Leaders, want to increase the impact of your decisions? Shoot for ‘two-fers’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

(Image created by Deposit Photo) The other day I was in the supermarket, critiquing the blueberries, when I noticed the price: buy 1 pint, get 1 pint free. That’s what I call a “two-fer” — two for the price of one. (I bought two pints.) Later...Show More Summary

Donald Trump’s presidential announcement filled with ‘nonsense,’ inspires Colbert

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. New cottage industry: fact checking The Donald Philip Bump was tasked by the Washington Post to fact-check Trump’s Tuesday speech. It’s amazing he didn’t collapse from exhaustion given the bogus nature of much of what he heard. Show More Summary

Erica Winograd named development head at Vox Entertainment

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Arianna Jones will be communications manager for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. She is a producer for “The Ed Show.” (TV Newser) Jonathan Kaufman will be director of Northeastern University’s School of Journalism. Show More Summary

Associated Press down but not out for three hours

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Associated Press network was down for three hours Tuesday due to technical issues but Facebook and Twitter apparently came to the rescue. According to spokesman Paul Colford, urgent news was posted on AP’s Facebook page and tweeted...Show More Summary

To boost local journalism, Steven Waldman proposes an AmeriCorps for reporters

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Steve Waldman Four years ago Steven Waldman documented in a report for the Federal Communications Commission the erosion of local journalism as newspapers’ business fortunes declined. Now he is suggesting a remedy — a non-profit Report for America organization, modeled on AmeriCorps and Teach for America. Show More Summary

News outlets to ramp up publication of Instant Articles

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Weeks after the initial furor surrounding the publication of the first news stories within Facebook, the Instant Articles program went dormant. Last week, Business Insider’s Jillian D’Onfro reported that the news organizations that had...Show More Summary

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