On Tuesday, in the hours before Chicago officials released video of a city police officer shooting a teenager 16 times, news directors and editors around the city were wrestling with how much of the footage they might show. In October 2014, veteran police officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shot Laquan McDonald, 17. Police tried to withhold dash-cam footage of the...
From the November 25 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom: MARTHA MACCALLUM: Obviously at the outset, this is a tragic loss of a 17-year-old boy. It is also a devastating situation, no doubt, for the policeman. And we don't know all of the facts of this case. Show More Summary
Newsrooms across Chicago and the country made varying decisions about airing the recently released Laquan McDonald shooting video Tuesday. On Tuesday night, police released the dash-cam video of an officer shooting 17-year-old McDonald, who was killed in October. Show More Summary
What started as a scrappy start-up in the depths of the Irish recession five years ago stands today as a global newsroom of 80+ people. We’ve grown, we’ve diversified, we’ve learnt a hell of a lot. And now, as we … Continue reading ...
The critical success of Spotlight, the new film about the Boston Globe’s investigation into the Catholic sex abuse scandal, has prompted a lot of discussion about cinematic portrayals of journalism. But there’s another way to look at...Show More Summary
Some news startups, like Eyewitness Media Hub and Storyful, are built around social media and user-generated content, with reporters trained in verifying and reporting from it. But journalists in most newsrooms don’t receive the same training, which can make it difficult to spot and then accurately report on emerging stories. Last week, Facebook announced Signal,...
From the November 23 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom: MARTHA MACCALLUM (HOST): You listen to that sound bite about waterboarding, and you listen to what [Donald Trump] is saying and what he talks about in terms of James Foley, and the dunking of people in cages and they come up lifeless. Show More Summary
Teed off about the apparent loss of another newsroom in Seattle? Have your say tomorrow. Gil C / Shutterstock.com Pacific Lutheran University's move to put KPLU up for sale last week took everyone by surprise. Defenders of the deal say...Show More Summary
On Friday's CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello badgered Democratic Rep. Kurt Schrader over his vote in favor of additional scrutiny for Syrian refugees applying to enter the U.S. Costello spotlighted how "some on Twitter have not been kind...Show More Summary
For exactly the next day and a half this week, the narrative of the dynamic between the fearless and the foolish was cast in newsrooms across the country. Hollande, the hawkish leader of resiliency; Obama, the witless practitioner of casual nonchalance.
From the November 19 edition of CNN's CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin: JAKE TAPPER (HOST): I have to ask you before you go, Dina, you're a Muslim American, you're the daughter of Syrian immigrants to the United States. What's your view,...Show More Summary
A Norman Rockwell painting of a small-town newsroom owned by the National Press Club since the 1960s sold for $11.6 million Thursday. “Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor” was one of more than 100 works auctioned by Christie’s in its American Art Sale. The identity of the buyer was not disclosed. The sale price was […]
Olivia Munn is not so happy with the media for shining a light on some Green Bay Packers fans who are criticizing her relationship with quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The 35-year-old Newsroom actress has been taking the blame from some fans after the team lost their third straight game last Sunday. Olivia tweeted, “Dear, @WashingtonPost @FoxSports [...]
Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Fox News' America's Newsroom that Secretary of State John Kerry's remarks that the Charlie Hebdo attack had an understandable rationale was “disgraceful.”
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Isha Sesay: 'You have to accept that responsibility to prevent the bigger backlash that comes your way when these things happen.' From the November 15 edition of CNN International's CNN Newsroom, via Raw Story: YASSER LOUATI: The problem...Show More Summary
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From the November 15 edition of CNN International's CNN Newsroom, via Raw Story: YASSER LOUATI: The problem is that you're still mixing the Muslim community and giving them somehow an affiliation with these terrorists. But you are paying two prices. Show More Summary
The workplace is a fertile ground for television. The forced interaction of dissimilar people, the built-in hierarchies, and the soul-deadening florescent lighting all make for a potent playground for screenwriters and showrunners. "The Office," in both its U.K. Show More Summary