“[Sarah Palin] is the gift that keeps on giving to cable television and certainly the supermarket tabloids,” said John Decker, of Reuters, to MSNBC’s Norah O’Donnell during a segment this morning about some recent “Palin Family Drama” (here’s a summary, if you’re interested). And when in receipt of another Present From Palin, “cable television,” I guess, calls on an all-too-game Reuters Washington correspondent for comment?
12:09 PM - April 6, 2009
To Cable, With Love
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#Realtalk: This is the best moment to be in journalism - The old stuff isn’t coming back, but that’s okay
Streams of consciousness - Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
Sticking with the truth - How ‘balanced’ coverage helped sustain the bogus claim that childhood vaccines can cause autism
An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
“[A]s flagrant an assault on civil liberties as anything done by George W. Bush’s administration”
“Reporters are increasingly skeptical about Carney’s demeanor and the veracity of some answers”
A future where writers can gain wealth through a “freelance economy”
Public television’s attempts to placate David Koch
She replies she’s an atheist
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.