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You Think I’d Lay Down And Die?

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=97750125">Per NPR: Even a paper the size of The New York Times isn't immune. Bill Keller, the Times' executive... More

Consider Yourself Warned

The New York Times's Katharine Q. Seeyle previews Inauguration Day (including a hint of what she'll be up to): Much... More

Tribune Files For Bankruptcy

"It is only the latest -- and biggest-- sign of duress for the newspaper industry yet," says the New York... More

Who’s (Re)Counting? You!

While you're waiting: The (Minneapolis) StarTribune.com lets you view contested ballots from the Norm Coleman v. Al Franken Senate race... More

“Producing Something Resembling News”

Howard Kurtz attempts to distill What Meet The Press Is For: At the heart of these programs is the questioning... More

Your Browser Knows

"This recession got deeper faster because we knew more bad stuff quickly," according to David Carr in his New York... More

There Will Be Kennedy

With Caroline Kennedy ahead in the media speculation that is ClintonSenateSeatStakes, here is how MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Morning Joe... More

“I’m Not Tim”

MeetThePressstakes is formally (finally) no more. "These are treasured platforms," said (new moderator) David Gregory to (outgoing temp) Tom Brokaw,... More

WSJ Wrap Rapped

Per Ad Age: The [Wall Street] Journal is running an advertiser's cover wrap on Thursday for the first time in... More

By a Thousand

Cuts. (Time) Cuts. (NBC News) Cuts. (CNN, as Curtis reported) Cuts. (Gannett, Chicago Tribune, Bakersfield Californian, Santa Barbara News-Press) More

Gratuitous! (Works For CBS News)

Well, you can't land Barack Obama every week (Steve Kroft's Nov. 17 interview with Obama brought 60 Minutes its best... More

Watching “World Watch”

On Tuesday, CBSnews.com launched World Watch, "a blog in which the men and women of CBS News, our eyes and... More

Huffington’s How-To

Arianna Huffington appeared on The Daily Show last night to plug HuffPo's new book (The Huffington Post Complete Guide To... More

Will The Revolution Be Linked?

Snaps (Tweets?) for everyone stopping by our (ongoing) News Meeting to weigh in on this week's question of, "How should... More

Dowd’s Fey Profile

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd profiles Tina Fey for Vanity Fair, an assignment that included a reporting trip to... More

“The War After The War Is A Fight About Who We Are As Americans”

But for the washingtonpost.com's hard-to-miss "most viewed articles" box, I would have missed this pseudonymous http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/28/AR2008112802242.html?nav=hcmodule">column from November 28, "An... More

Kurtz’s “Skeptics” Clearly Don’t Read/Watch Politico

From Howard Kurtz's Washington Post column today comes this anonymously-sourced criticism of NBC News's David Gregory, (thisclose to) moderator of... More

Chris Matthews: Choose Or Lose?

What's it gonna be? Your money or your life, Chris Matthews? The question raised by the slowly mounting calls (suggestions?)... More

Managing McCaffreyGate

"Is there any limit to the shamelessness of NBC News?" Charles Kaiser asked here on Monday, in expressing, er, dissatisfaction... More

Gregory’s Gravitas Hands

If you're going to engage in MeetThePressStakes, please make it funny. More

Q&A: An Apple critic with plenty to say - John Siracusa’s legendary - and lengthy - Apple reviews reach their 15th year

Why one editor won’t run any more op-eds by the Heritage Foundation’s top economist - A reply to Paul Krugman on state taxes and job growth made some incorrect claims

4 topics John Oliver explained more clearly than television news - The political satirist brings explainer comedy to HBO viewers

Michael Brown shooting and the crimes journalists choose as newsworthy - Examining why black suspects are covered at a greater proportion than they commit crimes

GOP-backed fake news sites target Dems in congressional races - - Unlike The Onion and other satire sites, the goal is to fool voters, not make them laugh


New WaPo publisher (WaPo)

The departure of Katharine Weymouth ends eight decades of Graham family leadership

The impact of watching executions (PSmag)

“[E]xecutions, even for people who support capital punishment, and even when the criminals being put to death evoke little personal sympathy because of the nature of their crimes, take a toll on witnesses”

Times of India demands employee social media passwords (Quartz)

The company will possess log-in information and will be free to post any material to the account without journalists’ knowledge

Reconnecting with a story source, 17 years later (Hartford Courant)

“People who say reporters exploit people? You are right, we do. We parachute into people’s lives, sidle up, convince them that we care — and then disengage when the story is over. But that doesn’t mean we don’t connect, in a genuine way.”

Bloggingheads

Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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