Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 7-13, 2014)

Monday, July 14th, 2014


Pew Study Finds a Sharp Drop in Reporters at Statehouses; Pew Research Center Says 164 Statehouse Reporters Have Been Cut Since 2003.” By Christine Haughney. New York Times. July 11, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 30-July 6, 2014)

Monday, July 7th, 2014


New NPR Chief, Jarl Mohn, Vows to Foster Diversity.” By Elizabeth Jensen. New York Times. June 30, 2014.

From Hobby Lobby to Climate Change: How the Media Enables the Right Wing’s Politicization of Science.” By Eric Alterman and Reed Richardson. Nation. July 3, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 9-15, 2014)

Monday, June 16th, 2014


The ‘Kony 2012′ Effect: Recovering From A Viral Sensation: A box brims with “Kony 2012″ posters at Invisible Children offices in March 2012. The group had to increase staff after the success of the film, but now it has a budget problem.” By Sam Sanders. Morning Edition/National Public Radio. June 14, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 19-25, 2014)

Monday, May 26th, 2014


NPR to end ‘Tell Me More’ program aimed at minorities, eliminate 28 positions.” By Paul Farhi. Washington Post. May 21, 2014.
Related stories:
NPR axes ‘Tell Me More,’ nixes 28 positions.” By Erik Wemple. Washington Post. May 21, 2014.
NPR Ending a Program With Focus on Diversity.New York Times. May 21 2014.
NPR to end ‘Tell Me More.’ lay off 28.” May 21, 2014.

New York: East Village Radio Signs Off.” By Jo Piazza. Wall Street Journal. May 23, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 28-May 4, 2014)

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014


A young economist wins a prize for his work on the economics of news and opinion.” No by-line. Economist. April 30, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 21-27, 2014)

Monday, April 28th, 2014


$250,000 Grant to Finance Website Tied to PBS Series.” By Elizabeth Jensen. New York Times. April 21, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 14-20, 2014)

Monday, April 21st, 2014


Fox executive fired over charity e-mail.” By Frazier Moore. USA Today. April 20, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 17-23, 2014)

Monday, March 24th, 2014


Al Jerome stepping down as head of troubled public TV station KCET.” By Scott Collins. Los Angeles Times. March 18, 2014.

A Website Asks Readers to Finance Independent Journalists.” By Sydney Ember. New York Times. March 20, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 10-16, 2014)

Monday, March 17th, 2014


New York Public Radio Receives Grant for $10 Million.” By Elizabeth Jensen. New York Times. March 20, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 3-9, 2014)

Monday, March 10th, 2014


The future of Wikipedia; WikiPeaks? The popular online encyclopedia must work out what is next.” Economist. March 4, 2014.