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Mary Tyler Moore Depicted Journalists as Human Beings

Fri, Jan. 27, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Mary Tyler MooreNational Press Club president Jeff Ballou says the TV/movie star "depicted journalists as human beings" and this was "probably a good thing for the public's understanding of the media."

Nat'l Press Club Worried About Trump's Use of 'Fake News'

Thu, Jan. 12, 2017

By Editorial Staff

CNN's Jim Acosta at President-elect Trump's press conferenceThe National Press Club, referring to President-elect Trump’s refusal to answer a question from CNN’s Jim Acosta at yesterday’s presser, condemns his liberal use of the term “fake news.” (1 reader comment)

FAIR Blasts NYT's Healthcare Coverage

Sat, Dec. 31, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

FAIRFairness and Accuracy in Reporting have found unfairness in healthcare act coverage by The New York Times. FAIR has raised $24,670 toward its goal of $50K.

Banner Year for Cable News Thanks to Presidential Race, Trump

Thu, Dec. 29, 2016

By Editorial Staff

MSNBC, Fox, CNNWhile fewer and fewer people are watching shows and sports in real-time on cable and broadcast TV, the cable news networks flourished in 2016 thanks to the drama surrounding the Presidential race. (1 reader comment)

Nat'l Press Club Pres Takes Aim at Fake News

Mon, Dec. 12, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Jeff BallouNewly-elected Press Club president Jeff Ballou says it's time for journalists to "push back and reassert our role as guardians of truthful, solid, informative and in some cases dangerous reporting." (2 reader comments)

Top NYT Editor Lydia Polgreen to Huff Post

Thu, Dec. 8, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Lydia PolgreenLydia Polgreen, editorial director, New York Times Global, has joined Huffington Post as editor-in-chief, succeeding founder Arianna Huffington, who sold HP to AOL in 2011 for $311 million.

Face-to-Face Is Best Way to Communicate, IPR Told

Fri, Dec. 2, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

ElectroencephalographySubjects in brain research who sat facing each other while talking had brains that “lit up” while those who sat back-to-back had much less brain activity, the Institute for PR was told Nov. 30.

Anti-Trump Journalist Group Has Banquet Sans Humble Pie

Mon, Nov. 28, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Committe to Protect Journalists logoThe Committee to Protect Journalists, which called Donald Trump “an unprecedented threat to the rights of journalists,” had its $1,000-a-plate banquet at the Waldorf-Astoria Nov. 22. Humble pie should have been served. (3 reader comments)

Journalists to Honor CNN’s Amanpour

Thu, Nov. 17, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

CPJ logoChristiane Amanpour, CNN’s chief international correspondent and anchor, will be honored Nov. 22 at the annual dinner of the Committee to Protect Journalists at the Waldorf-Astoria. (1 reader comment)

Observer Goes Online After 30 Years in Print

Tue, Nov. 15, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Cover of New York ObserverThe New York Observer, owned by Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has gone completely online after 30 years with a print edition. It is also removing “New York” from its name.

NY Times Opens Up Website for Election

Mon, Nov. 7, 2016

By Editorial Staff

NY Times free election accessUnlimited access to the paper's website is being pitched as a way for readers to "experience the type of original journalism we strive for." (1 reader comment)

NBC Doubling Down on Buzzfeed

Tue, Oct. 25, 2016

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn Torossian NBCUniversal's recent bid to increase its investment in BuzzFeed reveals traditional media's ongoing struggle to find their place in the brave new world of digital and mobile viewing.

Can Machines Replace PR People? Maybe.

Fri, Oct. 21, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Communications Week panelistsAutomation in PR, with computers dealing with reporters instead of PR people, was one of the topics at Communications Week, New York, which ends today. (1 reader comment)

Magazine Readership Rises in ’16

Fri, Oct. 7, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Magazine Media 360Magazine audiences have picked up more than nine percent in the last year, according to the latest Brand Audience Report from Magazine Media 360°.