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Wed., Jan. 29, 2014
Asian Journalists Seek Post Apology for 'Bomber' Cover
By Greg Hazley
 
ny postThe Asian American Journalists Association has asked the New York Post for an apology after the tabloid ran a composite photo of Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka in an airplane with the headline "$155M Bronx Bomber."
Category: Media News
Wed., Jan. 29, 2014
Investigative Reporting Techniques Described
By Jack O'Dwyer
 
kao, voTechniques top reporters use for digging out news including getting past PR are described in detail in notes on the IRE meeting Jan. 24 published as a public Google document.
Category: Media News
Tue., Jan. 28, 2014
Pope Francis Earns Ultimate Pop Culture PR Placement
By Kevin McCauley
 
pope francisRolling Stone, that arbiter of popular culture, has granted its imprimatur to Pope Francis. It will feature the 77-year-pontiff on the cover of the issue that hits newsstands Friday. Touche! Or as Pope Francis might say, “far out.”
Category: Media News
Mon., Jan. 27, 2014
Journos Battle PR, Lawyers, Threats, to Get Stories
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

peter falkTop investigative journalists spent Jan. 24 describing their boundless quests for interviews, whistleblowers, facts and data of all sorts. If PR blocks them, they go "up the line" to bosses, boards and anyone else.

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Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Media: Slate's Yglesias to Join Klein Venture; Union Trib Hit with $10M Judgment
By Greg Hazley
 
yglesiasYglesias to exit Slate for Klein venture; Union Trib hit with $10M judgment; Revamped Guggenheim Media taps brand chief; Amazon launches Christian publishing unit; Yost to edit Columbus CEO...
Category: Media News
Thu., Jan. 23, 2014
Starkey Battles Harper's, Which Threatens Lawsuit
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

marie louise starkeyMarie Louise Starkey, who operates a servant training school in Denver, blasts Harper’s for the “fake” it sent to report on the school. Harper’s threatens lawsuit after Starkey posted entire Harper’s article on its site.

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Thu., Jan. 23, 2014
CJR Has New Editor, Backs Advocacy Journalism
By Jack O'Dwyer
 
elizabeth spaydLiz Spayd is new editor-in-chief and publisher, Columbia Journalism Review, which this month gave a ringing endorsement of "accountability" (advocacy) journalism.
Category: Media News
Thu., Jan. 23, 2014
Media: Fenwick Out at News Corp, Klein Leaves WaPo
By Kevin McCauley
 
fenwick, kleinLex Fenwick has departed as CEO of Dow Jones & Co.; Ezra Klein is leaving the Washington Post with two staffers...
Category: Media News
Wed., Jan. 22, 2014
Financial Journos Failed in 2008 Meltdown, Says Book
By Jack O'Dwyer
 
watchdogFinancial journalists failed to warn about the banking abuses that stalled the economy in 2008 and threatened ten million Americans with foreclosure, Dean Starkman of Columbia Journalism Review charges in The Watchdog That Didn't Bark.
Category: Media News
Fri., Jan. 17, 2014
Johnston Rebuts Those Who Deny Income Gap
By Jack O'Dwyer
 
johnstonDavid Cay Johnston, who tracks inequities in income distribution and tax policies, has challenged a claim on this website yesterday that believers in a widening gap between rich and middle class are failing to count transfer payments such as Medicare, Medicaid and employee benefits to the middle class.
Category: Media News
Fri., Jan. 17, 2014
Media: New Tech Scribe at Times, Tampa Trib Locks Up $28M, AOL Unloads Patch...
By O'Dwyer's Staff
 
manjooMedia news: Times Plugs in Manjoo for Tech, Tampa Times Pub Gets $28M Backing, LA Times Launches Shopping Site, AOL Unloads Patch, Fox News Pro to FP1 Strategies, Forbes Media Attracts Foreign Bidders, Perrette Guids Discovery's Overseas Push, Schmidt Goes to Glam...
Category: Media News
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
Major Journos to Speak in New York Jan. 24
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

investigative reportersCorporate critic David Cay Johnston and two New York Times reporters who have won three Pulitzers each (David Barstow and Walt Bogdanich) will be among speakers at an all-day program of the Investigative Reporters & Editors Friday Jan. 24 at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 W. 40th St., New York.

Category: Media News
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014
Media: Baseball Writers Bar Le Batard, Daily Beast's Auriemma to WSJ
By Greg Hazley
 
dan le batardThe Baseball Writers Association of America suspend Miami Herald and ESPN reporter Dan Le Batard; Daily Beast editor to land at WSJ...
Category: Media News
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014
Golin, Hackett Out at Time Inc
By Kevin McCauley
 
Mark Golin, group editor at Time Inc.’s style & entertainment group, and Larry Hackett, editor of People for the past eight years, are leaving the magazine company as it prepares for this year’s split from Time Warner.
Category: Media News
Wed., Jan. 8, 2014
Globe Adds Vatican Scribe, Mulls New Pub Amid Reader Interest
By Greg Hazley
 
john allenThe Boston Globe has hired John Allen to cover the Vatican amid increased reader interest of the Catholic Church under Pope Francis.
Category: Media News
Tue., Jan. 7, 2014
Ad Age Scales Back Print Frequency
By Greg Hazley
 
adageAdvertising Age will cut back to 25 print issues per year, from 46 , starting Jan. 20, citing an increased focus on digital.
Category: Media News
Tue., Dec. 31, 2013
Three Worst Christmas Commercials of 2013
By Ronn Torossian
 
Some companies started pushing Christmas too soon, others were completely unoriginal and left us unimpressed with their final products.
Category: Media News
Mon., Dec. 30, 2013
Bloomberg Takes Holloway with Him
By Kevin McCauley
 
hollowayCas Holloway, New York City’s deputy mayor of operations, will join Bloomberg LP with the end of Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s term in office.
Category: Media News
Mon., Dec. 30, 2013
Miller Returns to NYPD
By Kevin McCauley
 
john millerCBS News correspondent John Miller, who covers the national security/ terrorism beat, is returning to the New York Police Dept. with the return of Bill Bratton as commissioner.
Category: Media News
Fri., Dec. 27, 2013
The Nation Seeks $100K by Dec. 31
By Jack O'Dwyer
 
The NationThe Nation, facing a $120,272 postal hike in the New Year, is asking its readers and others to make special donations to offset that and other costs.
Category: Media News
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