A paper in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, printed a letter to the editor over the holiday weekend that blamed President Obama's policies for the loss of Ramadi in Iraq. That might not seem so unusual, except for the letter's last few paragraphs, which advocate "regime change" here in the US. "Forgive me...
'Divisive rhetoric', and so on. Ya think. A Pennsylvania newspaper has apologized for printing a Memorial Day letter to the editor that called for a "regime change" and the execution of President Obama. [...] "The Daily Item apologizes...Show More Summary
The jailing of a journalist anywhere as a pretext to quash the freedom of the press affects every journalist. When that journalist is one of your own, the matter is both more dire and more complex. For the ongoing, 10-month long imprisonment...Show More Summary
To the editor: Doyle McManus quotes former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan C. Crocker as saying about the fight against Islamic State, "The administration's strategy is a good strategy — but it only gets done if you actually do it." ("Obama has a strategy for fighting ISIS -- one that isn't working,"...
In a Friday CommonWealth opinion piece, executive editor Michael Jonas wrote that Boston Globe business columnist Shirley Leung “has emerged as the undisputed cheerleader-in-chief for the Boston 2024 effort” and that “more than any opinion writer in town, Leung has been carrying the torch (water, her critics would say) for the Olympics effort.” Here is … Read More
This morning, Quartz executive editor Zach Seward shared some exciting news with the troops. Former Wired and Wall Street Journal reporter Praya Ganapati has joined the company’s ranks. From his memo: Hi, all. Priya starts today in New York as our first platform editor and director of platform products. Show More Summary
NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham sent an open letter to The Washington Post on Tuesday over Post humorist/blogger Alexandra Petri mocking the Duggar family's "dangerous cult of purity" on camera and off in a Friday article on her blog "ComPost."
By: Paula Bernier, TMC Executive Editor The Internet of Things is based on the concept of sharing large amounts of data – even if it’s a little bit at a time – in real time. The collection and analysis of such data can allow for better...Show More Summary
Journalist Jason Rezaian went on closed trial Tuesday after being locked up in Iran for nearly a year. The 39-year-old faces multiple charges of espionage, and Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron is calling them baseless. Margaret Brennan reports.
Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol on Sunday slammed states that had repealed the death penalty because he said that executions were an “important symbol” of justice. Last week, Republican Nebraska lawmakers passed legislation that would repeal the state’s death penalty on the...
Mashable executive editor and chief content officer Jim Roberts (pictured) connected this past week from Singapore for an interesting Q&A with mUmBRELLA Asia’s Robin Hicks. Mashable plans to open a Singapore office in the third quarter...Show More Summary
This week, KRCR/KCVU is hiring an assistant news director, and WGCL needs a producer. Meanwhile, WFSB is seeking an account executive, and WTTW/WFMT is on the hunt for a digital content editor for Chicago Tonight. Get the scoop on these...Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Recently, Good Men Project Executive Editor Thomas Fiffer posted the following quote on Facebook: We can’t really save time, the way we save money or a natural resource by not using it. There is no time bank or strategic reserve. Show More Summary
Author Jeff VanderMeer has inked with Macmillan for a new novel. Borne is slated to be released in 2016. Sean McDonald, an executive editor and vice president at Farrar, Straus and Giroux, negotiated the deal with Sally Harding, a literary...Show More Summary
This week, The Weather Channel has several openings available in its digital video department. The network is hiring a managing editor, an associate editor and an executive producer. Meanwhile, CBS News is looking for a producer for CBS This Morning, and NBCUniversal is seeking a producer for TODAY. Show More Summary
Salem (OR) Statesman Journal executive editor Michael Davis tells readers: We had an unfortunate juxtaposition of advertising and editorial content in our print edition today, one that we regret. It is the rare day when our institutional safeguards fail us, but they did, allowing a full-page ad for a grand opening of an adult entertainment … Read More
Gawker Media Special Projects Editor Alex Pareene and Executive Features Editor Tom Scocca have never watched the much-discussed AMC program Mad Men. Nevertheless, in honor of the show’s much-anticipated finale, we scheduled a roundtable discussion on Twitter. Read more...
In 2013, ESPN The Magazine executive editor Scott Burton (pictured) moved with his wife, Nicole Blades, and young son to West Hartford, Connecticut. Over the weekend, the couple’s lovely personal history got some nice ink in The Hartford Courant. Burton and Blades met at ESPN’s New York office in 2003, when both were working there. Show More Summary
Looks like CNN has taken a break from poaching at Politico, and has now set its sights on The New York Times. Ben Werschkul, senior producer at the NY Times, will be joining CNN starting June 15, announced executive editor Rachel Smolkin. He will assume the same role at CNN as he had with the Times — overseeing their digital video team. Show More Summary
Cincinnati Enquirer | Cincinnati Business Courier On Thursday, the Cincinnati Enquirer tweeted that Executive Editor-in-Chief Carolyn Washburn had left the paper. Executive editor Carolyn Washburn’s last day at @Enquirer was Wednesday, publisher announces. Show More Summary