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Newspaper seeks to squash reporter’s subpoenas in Craigslist homicide case – Patriot-News

Friday, March 28, 2014

SUNBURY — A Northumberland County judge will hear arguments Friday on whether a Sunbury newspaper reporter must testify about his interview of a woman charged with working with her husband to kill a man she met through Craigslist. Community Newspaper Group, owner of The Daily Item, has asked Northumberland County Judge Charles H. Saylor to quash subpoenas requiring Francis Scarcella to appear at pretrial proceedings for Miranda K. Barbour, scheduled…

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

Friday, March 28, 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…

Rupert Murdoch’s Elevation Of His Sons Adds A New Twist To An Old Soap Opera – Huffington Post

Friday, March 28, 2014

Rupert Murdoch’s promotion of his two sons to the top of his corporate empire set the media world buzzing on Wednesday and Thursday, as News Corp-ologists feverishly dissected the latest twist in a decades-long soap opera. Murdoch announced early Wednesday that his oldest son Lachlan was returning to a prominent place in the business after many years in the wilderness. Lachlan was named nonexecutive co-chairman of both Murdoch businesses, News…

Huffington Post Editor Named Director of USC’s Journalism School – New York Times

Friday, March 28, 2014

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Letter from Poynter India’s Workshop Team – Poynter.org

Friday, March 28, 2014

by Howard Finberg Published Mar. 27, 2014 11:06 am Kochi, India, Workshop Participants. March 25, 2014 — One of the nicest traditions at The Poynter Institute is the seminar photograph. This is a record of a special time with colleagues and faculty and of new friends made. When I first thought about the idea of bringing a group of faculty members to India to conduct a series of workshops, I…

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

Friday, March 28, 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…

Rupert Murdoch’s Elevation Of His Sons Adds A New Twist To An Old Soap Opera – Huffington Post

Friday, March 28, 2014

Rupert Murdoch’s promotion of his two sons to the top of his corporate empire set the media world buzzing on Wednesday and Thursday, as News Corp-ologists feverishly dissected the latest twist in a decades-long soap opera. Murdoch announced early Wednesday that his oldest son Lachlan was returning to a prominent place in the business after many years in the wilderness. Lachlan was named nonexecutive co-chairman of both Murdoch businesses, News…

Huffington Post Editor Named Director of USC’s Journalism School – New York Times

Friday, March 28, 2014

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Execs of Star-Ledger, NJ.com, affiliated NJ newspapers announce new media … – Hunterdon County Democrat

Friday, March 28, 2014

  Executives from The Star-Ledger, NJ.com and other affiliated newspapers in New Jersey, announced plans today to launch a new media company later this spring that will “expand and improve the news and information products available to New Jerseyans.” In an email and release distributed to employees today, executives said NJ Advance Media will begin operating in June. Initially, NJ Advance Media will provide The Star-Ledger and NJ.com with marketing…

Huffington Post Editor Named Director of USC’s Journalism School – New York Times

Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Against beautiful journalism – Reuters Blogs (blog)

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Have you seen that site’s gorgeous new redesign? Every article has a nice big headline, huge photos, loads of white space, intuitive and immersive scrolling, super-wide column widths — everything you need to make the copy truly sing. I’m over it. Part of this is because I have a long-standing soft spot for ugly. It’s easy, of course, for a web page to become too messy, too noisy — especially…

Willow Bay named director of USC’s journalism school – Los Angeles Times

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Bay, 50, is a senior editor at the Huffington Post and a special correspondent and host for Bloomberg TV. She also has been a producer, author and television news anchor, and is married to Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive of Walt Disney Co. “The breadth of Willow Bay’s experiences, skills and talents is extraordinary,” said Ernest James Wilson III, dean of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, in a statement. “Her…

Willow Bay named director of USC’s journalism school – Los Angeles Times

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Bay, 50, is a senior editor at the Huffington Post and a special correspondent and host for Bloomberg TV. She also has been a producer, author and television news anchor, and is married to Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive of Walt Disney Co. “The breadth of Willow Bay’s experiences, skills and talents is extraordinary,” said Ernest James Wilson III, dean of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, in a statement. “Her…

Willow Bay named director of USC’s journalism school – Los Angeles Times

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Bay, 50, is a senior editor at the Huffington Post and a special correspondent and host for Bloomberg TV. She also has been a producer, author and television news anchor, and is married to Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive of Walt Disney Co. “The breadth of Willow Bay’s experiences, skills and talents is extraordinary,” said Ernest James Wilson III, dean of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, in a statement. “Her…

Newspaper puts monkey faces on Obamas – WND.com

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Text smaller Text bigger With an image reminiscent of the classic film “Planet of the Apes,” a Belgian newspaper is accused of racism for printing a doctored photo putting monkey-like faces on President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. The article, which ostensibly makes fun of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has a second photo of the American leader with a caption reading, “First black president of the USA starts…

Rupert Murdoch positions sons Lachlan, James for succession – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Murdoch’s eldest son, Lachlan, has been given an influential role as non-executive co-chairman of both companies: News Corp. and 21st Century Fox.  The move puts Lachlan, 42, second in line behind his father in the corporate structure of the media empire. Lachlan, who has been running a television business in Australia, had left his senior role within the company in 2005 after being marginalized in a power struggle. ON…

Newspaper Apologizes for Feature Depicting Obamas as Apes – BET

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Days before President Obama is scheduled to lay a wreath at Flanders Field in Belgium on Wednesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, a local newspaper published images of the president and First Lady Michelle Obama depicted as apes. According to the publication, De Morgan, the feature was meant to be a satirical take on the tension between Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin over…

Daily Mail named Sports Website and Newspaper of the Year at SJA awards – Daily Mail

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

MailOnline named Laureus Sports Website of the Year at 2014 SJA awards Daily Mail named Sports Newspaper of the Year, with Martin Samuel picking up Sports Writer of the Year for a fifth time Jeff Powell recognised for his near half-century in journalism with Doug Gardner lifetime achievement award at bash on Monday night Matt Lawton (Feature Writer), Neil Ashton (News Reporter), Rajvir Rai (Young Writer) and Dave Shopland (Sports…