On last night’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart revisited Mike’s Memorable Morning At The Bus Stop, a.k.a. his “O’Reilly Ambush.” Stewart, too, appreciated O’Reilly’s rant about “vicious paparazzi” and “privacy of Americans” coming, as it did, directly after the footage of an O’Reilly producer/cameraman pursuing Mike as he boarded the bus for his morning commute as though Mike were Britney heading into Starbucks.
09:56 AM - February 10, 2009
Mike’s O’Reilly Ambush Lives On!
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section - It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Healthcare in Great Britain vs. healthcare in the USA: part one - A conversation with Chris Smyth, health reporter for The Times of London
Asperger’s, pedophiles, and questionable motivations - A dart to the Daily Beast, for its ill-informed speculation on Adam Lanza’s psyche
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Dasani is one of New York’s population of homeless children
The press on a gendered fMRI study
A Gawker editor tells how he picks ‘viral’ content readers can’t resist sharing
Military retracts Guantánamo PTSD claim
Timelapse of a photo-realistic painting of the actor being done on an iPad
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.