Front and center in today's edition of the New York Times is an article entitled "In Dossier, Portrait of Push for Post-9/11 Attacks," a piece that uses this week's WikiLeaks document dump about detainees held by the United States at Guantanamo Bay to tell of terrorist plans never carried out ... More >>
Bill Keller, executive editorNew York Times executive editor Bill Keller does some tired stomping and finger-wagging from atop a his new pulpit this weekend with his second go as a columnist at Hugo Lindgren's redesigned New York Times Magazine. In this filing, to be published Sunday, Keller ... More >>
Have you ever received a piece of mail with a tracking number and you know it's there but everyone keeps passing the buck off to someone else until someone finally says "Oh, it'll show up in a day or two!"? That just happened to me for the second time. I am going to Fucking. Kill. Someone. Pr ... More >>
On the T Train?Ross Dawson, author and media-thinker, has released a report chronicling the extinction of the newspaper. He predicts that the American newspaper will die out by 2017 (the first in the world!). The MTA also predicts that the 2nd Avenue Subway line will be completed by 2017. So: Whi ... More >>
Watch carefully, Journalism majors. This is how you do it.
Things People Say That Cost Them Their Media Jobs, CNN Edition: In the great and recent tradition of White House Press Correspondent Helen Thomas, and Washington Post blogger Dave Weigel, for the third time this summer, someone has said something that has more or less cost them their job once ... More >>
Speculation continues to swirl surrounding the leaked listserv emails that led to the resignation of Dave Weigel, the Washington Post's blogger on the conservative beat. To recap: Weigel belonged to an exclusive group of political reporters and commentators, headed by fellow WaPo young Ezra K ... More >>
Via Wonkette.This is a story you should familiarize yourself with, for two reasons: (1) You may hear more about it over the weekend. And (2) It's a story about the state of dialogue and opinion, of ethical gray lines and competing reporters, and the way a fast news cycle -- like a strong tide ... More >>
Dying news industry? Just shoot it.
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