As you are flipping through the sound bites tonight about Syria or other war panic, think to yourself about what the story for your civilization should be.
I bet it doesn’t look like fear, or loathing. It looks like the people you love and work with, articulated faces in the stream of human progress. And that will often come from the sources, and in many cases, that means it’ll be coming from brands.
11:00 AM - October 4, 2013
Audit Notes: Stuart Varney, German papers, Pando garbage
The Fox anchor tries on the Lou Dobbs faux-populist mantle, fails
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
Is ISIS a faith-based terrorist group? - Journalists and scholars disagree about how much Islam, rather than politics and power, drives Muslim extremists
Why Bill Simmons might leave ESPN - Other outlets would jump at the chance to gain his following
Why news organizations are abandoning the Redskins - The media mostly avoids Washington’s football team name
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Poop and Pooches. That is all
Useful resources for journalists
“This video suggests that organized crime is trying to buy off journalists, creating a new brand of narco-journalism”
“Under rules being finalized in November, a reporter who met a biologist, wildlife advocate or whistleblower alleging neglect in any of the nation’s 100 million acres of wilderness would first need special approval to shoot photos or videos even on an iPhone”
Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.