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Newspaper headlines: US ‘locked and loaded’ and childbirth rethink – BBC News

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Image caption “Locked and Loaded” is the i newspaper’s front page headline, referring to Donald Trump’s threat to North Korea. It says the “brinkmanship” between the two countries is escalating. Image copyright Express Newspapers Image caption The front of the Daily Express says Mr Trump has declared the US is “ready for war.” It also quotes the US president as saying the country is “locked and loaded”, as the war…

Shella: There is still good journalism out there, but … – Indianapolis Business Journal

Saturday, August 12, 2017

I still get the newspaper delivered to my house and I get upset when the delivery person fails to bag it properly during a rainstorm. You can’t read a soggy paper. Yet I know that I can go online and read the stories and even see the print layout, if I desire. For that matter, almost all the stories were available on my iPhone yesterday. Journalism has changed, the ways…

Newspaper headlines: US ‘locked and loaded’ and childbirth rethink – BBC News

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Trump: N Korea faces ‘big, big trouble’ The US president warns North Korea of serious consequences if threats to Guam turn into action.

Jim Kirk to leave the Chicago Sun-Times – Poynter (blog)

Friday, August 11, 2017

Jim Kirk, the editor and publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, is leaving the newspaper to join Tronc, the parent company of longtime Sun-Times competitor the Chicago Tribune. The news, which was reported first by the Chicago Sun-Times, comes just weeks after the Sun-Times was acquired by a group led by businessman Edwin Eisendrath and the Chicago Federation of Labor. Kirk will be senior vice president of strategic initiatives at Troncx,…

Publisher of Alaska’s largest newspaper sued for unpaid rent – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Friday, August 11, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The publisher of Alaska’s largest newspaper is being sued over nearly $1.4 million in unpaid rent and other fees on the paper’s former headquarters, which still houses the printing press. The civil suit filed Friday in Anchorage by Alaska cable company GCI is the latest legal battle for Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff, wife of billionaire financier David Rubenstein. Rogoff backed a news website to compete…

The front page of Guam’s biggest daily newspaper is really scary today – Fast Company

Friday, August 11, 2017

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$147000 for a One-Year Master’s? In Journalism? – Inside Higher Ed

Friday, August 11, 2017

For those with an extra $147,514 lying around, there is a new a master of science in data journalism from Columbia University’s School of Journalism. For everyone else, dropping just over $106,000 for tuition and fees — plus $41,232 in living expenses, per Columbia’s estimate — for a master’s degree in an unstable, layoff-ravaged industry where the median annual salary is less than $40,000 might seem ludicrous, or…

$147000 for a One-Year Master’s? In Journalism? – Inside Higher Ed

Friday, August 11, 2017

For those with an extra $147,514 lying around, there is a new a master of science in data journalism from Columbia University’s School of Journalism. For everyone else, dropping just over $106,000 for tuition and fees — plus $41,232 in living expenses, per Columbia’s estimate — for a master’s degree in an unstable, layoff-ravaged industry where the median annual salary is less than $40,000 might seem ludicrous, or…

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp registers $817m loss as its newspapers’ value fall – The Independent

Friday, August 11, 2017

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp recorded an $817m (£629m) loss in the full 2017 financial year due to a fall in the value of its UK and Australian newspapers. Revenue declined from $8.29bn to $8.12bn, a 2 per cent drop reflecting lower print advertising revenues and foreign currency fluctuations. The company said a charge of $785m reflected the write-down of UK and Australian newspapers. Mr Murdoch’s Australian media arm looks set to carry…

The media today: The state of journalism in a country in chaos – Columbia Journalism Review

Friday, August 11, 2017

As Venezuela tilts toward dictatorship, the conditions on the ground for journalists are deteriorating. Facing international sanctions and continued unrest in the streets, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has tightened his grip on power while forces loyal to his party attempt to curtail the independent press. Yesterday, CJR published a pair of stories that depict the issues facing reporters both local and international. The New York Times’s Nick Casey has been…

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp registers $817m loss as its newspapers’ value fall – The Independent

Friday, August 11, 2017

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp recorded an $817m (£629m) loss in the full 2017 financial year due to a fall in the value of its UK and Australian newspapers. Revenue declined from $8.29bn to $8.12bn, a 2 per cent drop reflecting lower print advertising revenues and foreign currency fluctuations. The company said a charge of $785m reflected the write-down of UK and Australian newspapers. Murdoch’s Australian media arm looks set to carry out…

$147000 for a One-Year Master’s? In Journalism? – Inside Higher Ed

Friday, August 11, 2017

For those with an extra $147,514 lying around, there is a new a master of science in data journalism from Columbia University’s School of Journalism. For everyone else, dropping just over $106,000 for tuition and fees — plus $41,232 in living expenses, per Columbia’s estimate — for a master’s degree in an unstable, layoff-ravaged industry where the median annual salary is less than $40,000 might seem ludicrous, or…