Friday's CNN Newsroom showed a classic liberal media double standard as a GOP guest was hit from the left substantially more on the gun issue as compared to a later Democratic guest who was just barely hit from the right. In the aftermath...Show More Summary
He had been fired because of his performance and newsroom behavior. Despite his sorrow, Tim Gardner says he’s overjoyed that his wife of 40 years is alive. There are more disturbing revelations about Vester Flanagan, the former news reporter who killed two of his former colleagues live on TV in Virginia. Parker died of gunshot
Around the newsroom and around the world, here's what we're reading this week.
This story was produced by the Lens, a reader-supported, nonprofit newsroom serving New Orleans. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent floods from the failed federal levees, out-of-town media and politicians are still getting some things wrong. Show More Summary
On Thursday's CNN Newsroom, during coverage of the shooting deaths of two journalists in Virginia by a disgruntled former co-worker, CNN anchor Carol Costello declared that "it just makes me angry" that, in the aftermath of such high-profile...Show More Summary
Jeff Daniels has already won an Emmy and is currently on his third nomination for the role of Will McAvoy in The Newsroom–that's pretty good going considering the show only existed for three seasons. Daniels is cited this year for the...Show More Summary
#WeStandWithWDBJ: Television newsrooms are paying tribute online to the pair of journalists who were shot and killed during a live broadcast in Virginia on Wednesday.
In newsrooms across the country, anchors, reporters and camera operators are standing up in support of their fallen colleagues.
See video and photos of the WDBJ newsroom in the aftermath of the tragic event
Yesterday, Knight Visiting Nieman Fellow Freek Staps wrote about the many ways that news organizations can incorporate a startup-like mentality into their newsrooms. The New York Daily News is trying to do this by actually inviting startups in: Its Innovation Lab program, launched in 2013, was expressly designed to collaborate with the burgeoning New York...
That image was part of an intense search that followed for a suspect police identified as 41-year-old Vester Lee Flanagan II of Roanoke, who appeared on air at the TV station WDBJ in Virginia as Bryce Williams. “I filmed the shooting see Facebook”, a user identifying himself as Bryce Williams posted on Twitter, later posting
WASHINGTON -- Vester Lee Flanagan, the man who allegedly shot and killed two journalists during a live broadcast on Wednesday, had once filed an extensive lawsuit against a former employer -- not the one targeted by Wednesday's shooting...Show More Summary
On a gray day in the fall of 2013, a dozen department heads of the Dutch media company NRC huddled together in a room in Amsterdam. (Full disclosure: I was one of them.) Paintings of bygone editors of the esteemed daily NRC Handelsblad decorated the walls. That day, we made the decision to launch a...
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., not happy with a recent Washington Post article. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Al Franken is not joking. OK, he’s joking. Well, it’s more kidding on the square since he, and many of constituents in Minnesota, are pissed at The Washington Post. Show More Summary
In a bid to train journalists in digital tools, The Poynter Institute is partnering with Google and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) to train 10 professionals, who will then teach journalists how to best use Google tools. The training will take place on August 31 and September 1 at the Poynter Institute. Show More Summary
From the August 24 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom: Related: Stocks Off Sharply As Market Upheaval Grows Previously: Fox's Doocy Literally Applauds Rand Paul's Flat Tax Proposal Fox Misleadingly Suggests Obama's Tax Plan Will...Show More Summary
There are lots of ways to help create a happy newsroom. We’ll go with the donuts. (Katie Hawkins-Gaar/Jordan Kranse/Hannah Leyva) Earlier this month, we spent an entire week at Poynter focused on the topic of fun at work. The concept was born out of a conversation during a work trip. Show More Summary
"As calls for newsroom diversity get louder, NPR's Gene Demby suggests, we might do well to consider that Black reporters covering race and policing literally have skin in the game."
It looks at life in the high-paced world of TV production and focuses on an interesting and unique TV personality (not unlike stuff like The Newsroom). Regardless, the Starz comedy is unlike any other show of its ilk. Click To Continue Reading