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News | News

Tom Petty debacle was an embarrassing mistake for all media

The media reported the singer/songwriter’s death too soon.

Business & Finance | Business

Is The New York Times vs. The Washington Post vs. Trump the Last Great Newspaper War? | Vanity Fair

Breaking story after story, two great American newspapers, The New York Times and The Washington Post, are resurgent, with record readerships. One has greater global reach and fifth-generation family ownership; the other has Jeff Bezos as its deep-pockete

Politics | Politics

Nearly half of Republicans approve closing media outlets for inaccuracy, bias: poll | TheHill

Almost half of Republicans say they are in favor of courts shutting down media outlets that publish inaccurate or biased information, according to a new survey.

Politics | Media Bias

Three CNN Employees Resign Over Retracted Russia Story

Thomas Frank, Eric Lichtblau, and Lex Haris have resigned in the wake of the story.

Politics | Politics

OPINION: Trump's travel ban victory should force media to examine itself | TheHill

OPINION | The Supreme Court's stay should concentrate minds in both the judiciary and the media on the loss of objectivity in analysis over the president's immigration order.

Politics | Politics

The Media Bubble is Real — And Worse Than You Think - POLITICO Magazine

We crunched the data on where journalists work and how fast it’s changing. The results should worry you.

News | News

Megyn Kelly, Matt Lauer, and the Battle for the Future of NBC | Vanity Fair

In his high-profile, high-priced hire of Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, NBC News chief Andy Lack placed a major bet on star power. But Lack’s biggest, priciest talent, Today’s Matt Lauer, provides something of a cautionary tale. With morning news being

News | News

16 Fake News Stories Reporters Have Run Since Trump Won

Journalists, media types, reporters, you have two choices: you can fix these problems, or you can watch your profession go down in flames.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Does Truth Still Exist, or Are There Just Alternative Facts?

Kellyanne Conway, advisor to President Trump, introduced a new term into most people’s lexicon: “alternative facts.” What does this phrase tell us about what it means to be human?

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Introducing: The Facebook Journalism Project | Facebook Media

By Fidji Simo, Director of Product Facebook is a new kind of platform and we want to do our part to enable people to have meaningful conversations, to be informed and to be connected to each other. We know that...

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Did Media Literacy Backfire?

Anxious about the widespread consumption and spread of propaganda and fake news during this year’s election cycle, many progressives are…

Science & Technology | Tech

This epic slide deck lays out the future of tech and media in 2017

On Tuesday, top business-strategist Michael Wolf gave a massive presentation on the future of tech and media in 2017 at The Wall Street Journal's conference.

Sports | My Sporting News

Washington State coach Mike Leach blames media, police for player legal issues

"How in the world can only football parties be guilty in events depicted like this?"

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Paid $75,000 to Love a Brand on Instagram. But Is It an Ad?

Companies are spending big to have celebrities praise their products to millions of social media followers, raising questions about disclosure rules.

Politics | POLITICS

Donald Trump's 'sleaze' attack on reporter hits new level of media animosity

Donald Trump pointed at a reporter today and called him a

Business & Finance | Business

Netflix: The Force Awakens | TechCrunch

I’ve argued in the past that Netflix will have the last laugh -- that its success with content production will soon rival and surpass traditional TV..

Business & Finance | Business

BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti: Five Billion Views > 18 Billion Impressions | Re/code

BuzzFeed doesn’t care where you see its stuff — just that you see it.

And it says you see its stuff a lot — five billion times a month, according to a new memo from CEO Jonah Peretti, who says that viewing happens on BuzzFeed’s own properties, as well as on “over 30 other platforms including Facebook video, YouTube and Snapchat.”

Politics | Trump Politics

Will CNN Treat the Democrats the Same Way They Treated GOP?

If CNN wants to be balanced in how it moderates the upcoming Democratic debate on Tuesday, it will ask questions that prompt the candidates on stage to fight with one another, because that’s exactly h

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Pediatricians Rethink Screen Time Policy for Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics is revising its recommendation that parents avoid all screen time for children under age 2 and limit it to two hours a day for older children.

Business & Finance | Business

Comcast, investor in Vox Media and Recode, could end up buying them both

Comcast has been engaged in halting negotiations to acquire Vox Media, according to several people close to the talks.

Products & Services | Social Media

Social media buying media companies: How Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat plan to take over online news.

This post originally appeared on Business Insider. In late November, Twitter CFO Anthony Noto accidentally sent a public tweet he'd rather have kept private. "I still think we should buy them," his tweet, which has since been deleted, read. &q

Politics | Media Bias

Megyn Kelly Blasts MSNBC's Perry For Cringe-Worthy Interview Question (VIDEO)

When MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to quack since she calls him "the duck", Megyn Kelly cringed and blasted Perry for asking such a humiliating question.

News | Fun With Islam

U.S. Nets Join British Authorities in Hushing Muslim Sex Abuse Scandal

Imagine a sex scandal centered on a small area, involving decades of abuse, with hundreds of children raped, assaulted and prostituted. Authorities suspected or knew of the crimes but did nothing, preferring to protect the abusers than aid their victims o

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media

“Beautifully, unapologetically plastic.” “Feature for feature, it’s identical to iPad Air in every way." “Just avoid holding it in that way." Apple’s public relations (PR) department is probably th...

News | The News

Al Jazeera America Staffers Rattled By Layoffs, Catastrophic Ratings

A year after the launch of the cable news network Al Jazeera America, layoffs, rumors of more layoffs, and catastrophic ratings have staffers rattled. Writing for Columbia Journalism Review, Dean Starkman reports on the struggles of the Qatar-based cabl

News | Media Bias

The Media’s Role in Hamas’ War Strategy - The American Interest

Hamas' PR strategy can only work if international news media follows the script, whether willingly or under coercion.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

5-Year-Old Becomes Unexpected Superstar of a Local News Broadcast

Noah Ritter from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, stole the show at the Wayne County Fair after being interviewed on live TV for the first time.

News | The News

NBC Ignores Protests in Hong Kong; CBS and ABC Cover, But Won't Label Chinese Govt. Communist

NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Tuesday.