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ACES | Abraham Hyatt | The Washington Post “People who don’t think online audiences see value in editing might be surprised,” Fred Vultee writes on the American Copy Editors Society’s website. “Readers are busy, but they aren’t dumb.”… Read more
Washington City Paper The Washington Post “missed” with a headline that described D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans as white, Post spokesperson Kris Coratti tells Washington City Paper’s Will Sommer. The headline originally read “Jack Evans, a White D.C. Council Member, … Read more
Jimmy Fallon started his run as the host of “The Tonight Show” on Monday night — and into his old spot on “Late Night” slides “Saturday Night Live”‘s Seth Meyers. Meyers joins Fallon, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and pretty much … Read mor...
Fast Company In a conversation with Evie Nagy, Microsoft Research Principal Researcher danah boyd talks about how teens use social media. It’s not the same way grown-ups do: My adult Twitter experience is more of people using it for … Read more
The Hartford Courant | Vice | Professional Society of Drone Journalists A photographer for WFSB-TV in Hartford, Conn., filed a suit against the Hartford Police Department in U.S. District Court Tuesday, claiming a police officer demanded his employer discipline him … Read more
From Lucia Moses’ profile of Hearst CEO Steve Swartz: While many newspapers have turned to paywalls to offset declining ad revenue, Hearst has clung to free access. Some see this as lacking innovation, but Swartz counters that Hearst chose to … Read more
Political Communication | Lee Shaker Civic engagement in Denver and Seattle “dropped significantly from 2008 to 2009,” Portland State University professor Lee Shaker says in a paper published at the end of January called “Dead Newspapers and Citizens’ Civic Engagement” … Read more
If you’ve seen an Winter Olympics medal count on your local newspapers’ homepage, there’s a good chance it was built by the Associated Press Digital News Experience program team. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch links to its version of the AP … Read more
HottyToddy.com, a website for people who love both Ole Miss and Oxford, posted this story Monday. Are timebombs the new timelines? Nope. But it did catch my attention. Could this be a typo? Nope. I called Andy Knef, managing … Read ...
KTRK Harry Allen Ricketts greeted KTRK-TV reporter Demond Fernandez with a gun last Thursday when Fernandez inquired about sexual abuse charges the Huffman, Texas, man is facing. “We’re leaving. We’re leaving,” Fernandez told Rickets when he produced the heat. Ricketts … Read more
The Poynter Institute and The McClatchy Company will expand the training program they began last year. Poynter was able to align some new teaching around McClatchy’s emphasis on news video, Poynter Director of Training Partnerships and Alliances Howard Finberg … Read more
When Facebook announced in December that it was altering its News Feed algorithm to focus on “high quality content,” speculation centered on which sites might be in danger of excommunication as Facebook took aim at the viral bubble. Was … Read more
Pulitzer judges meet this weekend to begin choosing the latest winners. Chronologically, the awards come later than most, and you can find winners in awards that come out earlier in the year. There are a lot of those awards, however, … Read more
World Press Photo | The New York Times | British Journal of Photography | BagNews World Press Photo’s Photo of the Year isn’t a hard-news shot: It’s a John Stanmeyer image that shows people in Africa raising their cell phones … Read more
Long Island University | The Guardian Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, Ewen MacAskill and Barton Gellman won the 2013 George Polk Award for National Security Reporting. The award, announced on Sunday, is shared between The Guardian, where Greenwald and Poitras … Read more
Note: This post is a spoiler-free zone. I jumped into a Twitter discussion this afternoon about how the Chicago Sun-Times (where I used to work) is live-tweeting Winter Olympics results from Sochi hours before events air on prime-time in the … Read more
The Taiwanese animation about Comcast’s proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable does not disappoint. At one point, hoodie-clad young men with the names of various networks — ESPN, Fox, HBO — chase cable guys across a playground with machine guns … Read more
Toronto Star Ben Rogul is the lucky bloke who got to propose marriage with the help of the Toronto Star. Rogul proposed to Emma Grosberg via the Toronto Star’s website Friday: Grosberg said yes! So here’s what we … Read more
Dallas Morning News Dale Hansen made the trip Thursday from Dallas to Los Angeles for an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show. Amanda Wilkins wrote Friday in The Dallas Morning News about the episode. Hansen, a sports broadcaster for … Read more
Geoff Dyer talks with Glenn Greenwald, who he writes is a lot more genial in person than one might expect: “People are sometimes not sure what to expect,” Greenwald tells Dyer. “They think they are going to meet this total … Read mo...