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Sunderland bans newspaper, which responds by banning “Sun”-derland – NBCSports.com

Monday, March 31, 2014

Northeast English Premier League clubs aren’t being kind to newspapers, and now Sunderland is facing the “wrath” of The Daily Sun in a comical and juvenile way. After The Sun correctly predicted Gus Poyet’s lineup for Sunderland’s mid-week clash against Liverpool, the Black Cats hierarchy decided to ban the newspaper from the Stadium of Light for the rest of the season. The Sun’s response? Well, let’s allow Newcastle beat writer Lee Ryder…

Dr. Paul Offit: ‘Journalism Jail’ For Faulty Medical Reporting – Forbes

Monday, March 31, 2014

DENVER, CO – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia chief of infectious diseases, pediatrician, vaccine developer and author, Dr. Paul W. Offit, called on broadcast and print reporters to avoid the “he-said, she-said reporting” that perpetuates false controversies in science and medicine. Offit’s comments came today in his keynote address at Health Journalism 2014, this year’s annual meeting of the Association for Health Care Journalists. In his discussion of some continued–and faulty–reporting…

Dr. Paul Offit: ‘Journalism Jail’ For Faulty Medical Reporting – Forbes

Sunday, March 30, 2014

DENVER, CO – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia chief of infectious diseases, pediatrician, vaccine developer and author, Dr. Paul W. Offit, called on broadcast and print reporters to avoid the “he-said, she-said reporting” that perpetuates false controversies in science and medicine. Offit’s comments came today in his keynote address at Health Journalism 2014, this year’s annual meeting of the Association for Health Care Journalists. In his discussion of some continued–and faulty–reporting…

Rupert Murdoch’s dynastic epic will deliver more plot twists – The Guardian

Sunday, March 30, 2014

So, the older brother becomes “co-chairman” of the empire while the younger brother has to make do with being a mere “co-chief operating officer” of 21st Century Fox. You’d reckon, at first glance, that Rupert Murdoch‘s own game of thrones was well nigh over. Lachlan, after a prolonged, quasi-entrepreneurial sulk, returns to the Westeros fold. James, victim of the Wapping wild lands, has to make do with TV, movies, videos…

Rupert Murdoch’s dynastic epic will deliver more plot twists – The Guardian

Sunday, March 30, 2014

So, the older brother becomes “co-chairman” of the empire while the younger brother has to make do with being a mere “co-chief operating officer” of 21st Century Fox. You’d reckon, at first glance, that Rupert Murdoch‘s own game of thrones was well nigh over. Lachlan, after a prolonged, quasi-entrepreneurial sulk, returns to the Westeros fold. James, victim of the Wapping wild lands, has to make do with TV, movies, videos…

Dr. Paul Offit: ‘Journalism Jail’ For Faulty Medical Reporting – Forbes

Sunday, March 30, 2014

DENVER, CO – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia chief of infectious diseases, pediatrician, vaccine developer and author, Dr. Paul W. Offit, called on broadcast and print reporters to avoid the “he-said, she-said reporting” that perpetuates false controversies in science and medicine. Offit’s comments came today in his keynote address at Health Journalism 2014, this year’s annual meeting of the Association for Health Care Journalists. In his discussion of some continued–and faulty–reporting…

Globe staffers win seven top honors at National Headliner Awards – Boston Globe

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Boston Globe staff members were recognized with 20 National Headliner Awards last week, winning top marks — including seven first-place awards — in more categories than any other newspaper in the 80th annual contest honoring excellence in journalism. “We’re deeply gratified not only at the number of commendations, but the broad range — from breaking news reporting to column writing to sports commentary to photography and videography,” said Brian McGrory,…

After rocky years, newspaper industry stabilizing, growing – Citizens Voice

Sunday, March 30, 2014

First, a cold and snowy observation. Obviously, we didn’t do winter correctly so we had to do December and January over again in February and March. As April 1 approaches, we can count on one hand the number of days that did not require Arctic clothing just to go for a short walk. I’m not complaining about living in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Actually most of the states that surround us had…

Rupert Murdoch’s dynastic epic will deliver more plot twists – The Guardian

Sunday, March 30, 2014

So, the older brother becomes “co-chairman” of the empire while the younger brother has to make do with being a mere “co-chief operating officer” of 21st Century Fox. You’d reckon, at first glance, that Rupert Murdoch‘s own game of thrones was well nigh over. Lachlan, after a prolonged, quasi-entrepreneurial sulk, returns to the Westeros fold. James, victim of the Wapping wild lands, has to make do with TV, movies, videos…

Dr. Paul Offit: ‘Journalism Jail’ For False Equivalence In Medical Reporting – Forbes

Sunday, March 30, 2014

DENVER, CO – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia chief of infectious diseases, pediatrician, vaccine developer and author, Dr. Paul W. Offit, called on broadcast and print reporters to avoid the “he-said, she-said reporting” that perpetuates false controversies in science and medicine. Offit’s comments came today in his keynote address at Health Journalism 2014, this year’s annual meeting of the Association for Health Care Journalists. In his discussion of some continued–and faulty–reporting…

George Le Masurier: Research fuels optimism about journalism – The Olympian

Sunday, March 30, 2014

The Pew Research Center’s 11th annual State of the Media report released last week confirmed what journalists have always believed: the American public has a growing and nearly insatiable demand for news. But how people are choosing to consume that news has shifted dramatically. The core product of newspapers – and to a lesser extent television and radio stations – has always been and will always be our journalism. News…

Globe staff members win national journalism awards – Boston Globe

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Boston Globe staff members were recognized with 20 National Headliner Awards last week, winning top marks — including seven first-place awards — in more categories than any other newspaper in the 80th annual contest honoring excellence in journalism. “We’re deeply gratified not only at the number of commendations, but the broad range — from breaking news reporting to column writing to sports commentary to photography and videography,” said Brian McGrory,…

Dr. Paul Offit: ‘Journalism Jail’ For False Equivalence In Medical Reporting – Forbes

Sunday, March 30, 2014

DENVER, CO – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia chief of infectious diseases, pediatrician, vaccine developer and author, Dr. Paul W. Offit, called on broadcast and print reporters to avoid the “he-said, she-said reporting” that perpetuates false controversies in science and medicine. Offit’s comments came today in his keynote address at Health Journalism 2014, this year’s annual meeting of the Association for Health Care Journalists. In his discussion of some continued–and faulty–reporting…

Six Individuals Associated with the Newspaper and Mail Deliverers’ Union Arrested – Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)

Saturday, March 29, 2014

A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in the Eastern District of New York charging Benjamin Castellazzo, Jr.; Rocco Giangregorio; Glenn LaChance, Rocco Miraglia, also known as “Irving,” and Anthony Turzio, also known as “the Irish Guy,” with conspiring to defraud the Newspaper and Mail Deliverers’ Union (NMDU) and Hudson News in order to obtain a union card and employment at Hudson News for Castellazzo, Jr. In…

Six Individuals Associated with the Newspaper and Mail Deliverers’ Union Arrested – Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)

Saturday, March 29, 2014

A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in the Eastern District of New York charging Benjamin Castellazzo, Jr.; Rocco Giangregorio; Glenn LaChance, Rocco Miraglia, also known as “Irving,” and Anthony Turzio, also known as “the Irish Guy,” with conspiring to defraud the Newspaper and Mail Deliverers’ Union (NMDU) and Hudson News in order to obtain a union card and employment at Hudson News for Castellazzo, Jr. In…

Six Individuals Associated with the Newspaper and Mail Deliverers’ Union Arrested – Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)

Saturday, March 29, 2014

A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in the Eastern District of New York charging Benjamin Castellazzo, Jr.; Rocco Giangregorio; Glenn LaChance, Rocco Miraglia, also known as “Irving,” and Anthony Turzio, also known as “the Irish Guy,” with conspiring to defraud the Newspaper and Mail Deliverers’ Union (NMDU) and Hudson News in order to obtain a union card and employment at Hudson News for Castellazzo, Jr. In…

Venezuelan newspaper accused of devising revolutionary crossword clues – The Guardian

Friday, March 28, 2014

Crossword puzzles in a Venezuelan regional newspaper are being used to encrypt messages to incite revolt against the government, the Venezuelan minister of information has claimed. Delcy Rodríguez, who made the accusation on Twitter, has called for a full investigation into El Aragueño, a daily in Aragua state – a site of recent anti-government protests. The newspaper also took to Twitter to deny the accusation, accusing Rodríguez of seeking to…

Journalism in America – The Economist

Friday, March 28, 2014

IN FEBRUARY Vice, a media firm that caters to youngsters who like their news with a dollop of sass and hip-hop, toured the opulent residence of the ousted president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, and posted the video online. “It looks like a weird dictatorship theme park,” the sardonic reporter told the camera. A new report by the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank, finds that a third of Americans now watch…

Mob Underboss’ Son Sought Job in Newspaper Union, Prosecutors Say – Sacramento Bee

Friday, March 28, 2014

It’s not clear just what the New York mob had in mind, but this much is clear: The beleaguered newspaper industry doesn’t need this. Federal charges unsealed in New York on March 27th allege that five men conspired to fraudulently help the son of a reputed underboss of La Cosa Nostra’s Colombo family join the union that delivers The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Daily…

This Week in Review: Reasons for optimism about journalism, and how far to … – Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard

Friday, March 28, 2014

Reasons for optimism about the news industry: The Pew Research Journalism Project’s annual smorgasbord of data about the news industry, the State of the News Media report, was released this week, and after several gloomy years, the report had a distinctively optimistic tone this year. The headlining figure, as CNN’s Brian Stelter reported, was Pew’s tally of 5,000 new journalism jobs created at more than 400 digital news startups, in addition…