Like Fiorina and Whitman, there’s a lot of similarity between these two pieces, with a few key differences. As with the women, a lot of it has to do with style. The newer report is a bit of a sequel to the New York piece, but also very much added value. And taken together both offer readers a pretty full picture of two candidates who can often—in the national media at least—be lumped together as wealthy, self-funded Republican women.
11:35 AM - October 11, 2010
Two Papers, Two Candidates, Two Styles
LAT and NYT on Whitman and Fiorina
16 women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits - A look at the media entrepreneurs who aren’t grabbing headlines
Why was ‘Dasani’ shut out of the Pulitzers? - 5 problems with The New York Times’ ambitious, influential series on the life of one homeless Brooklyn girl
The AP downplays its Obamacare scoop - Repeal on deductible caps marks another step in The Great Cost Shift
The enduring pull of mag covers - Why do magazine cover images still hold so much cultural power in this decline-of-print era?
Michael Wolff’s digital media bloopers - The Newser founder trolls (other) digital-news companies
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The nation’s top spy has prohibited all of his spies from talking with reporters about “intelligence-related information” unless officially authorized to speak
Andrew Sullivan on the new Slate+
The French economist gives the American left a sturdy framework for its economic ideas
Yet another viral story debunked
Louis CK is nonplussed at how ladies do it
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.