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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

Hey millionaire tech bros: Have patience with the editorial process - Chris Hughes probably wanted to enable great journalism at first. Then the dust settled and before you know it, he’s shaking everything up again

Serial creators don’t know what will happen to Adnan Syed - New developments in his legal case suggest that the outcome is wide open

Price hike at UC Berkeley’s journalism school - Governing body approves additional fee of $7,500 starting 2016

Will Denver really have a newspaper war? - As a billionaire floats reviving the Rocky Mountain News, The Denver Post might buckle its chin strap

FOIA reform dies while the press looked the other way - RIP Improvement Act of 2014


The traffic lure of outrage (Slate)

“I didn’t become a journalist to peddle indignation on Facebook. But it sells—the page views don’t lie.”

NBC news producer’s sons were in the besieged school in Peshawar (NBCnews.com)

“I remained silent and didn’t know what to say — I know how such attacks on schools usually end”

Hero mom calls into CSPAN to berate her arguing pundit sons (WaPo)

“This was not planned. She called in on the normal line.”

Dick Cheney doesn’t want to call it torture but the media doesn’t have to follow (Vox)

“People deserve to know that the American government (proudly!) did things that in any other context are called torture”

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