Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 9-15, 2014)

Monday, June 16th, 2014

MEDIA

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

MEDIA

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.” Politico.com 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

MEDIA

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

MEDIA

$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

MEDIA

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

MEDIA

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

MEDIA

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

MEDIA

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

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (FEBRUARY 10-16, 2014)

Monday, February 17th, 2014

MEDIA

Bill Keller, Former Editor of The Times, Is Leaving for News Nonprofit.” By Ravi Somaiya. New York Times. February 10, 2014.
Related stories:
Bill Keller leaving New York Times to head nonprofit media outlet.” By Paul Farhi. Washington Post. February 10, 2014.
His Loss Is Their Gain: Bill Keller Suddenly Exits ‘The New York Times’.” Nation. February 10, 2014.
Bill Keller Leaving The New York Times For Nonprofit Journalism Organization.” Huffington Post. February 10, 2 "014.”>Bill Keller to leave New York Times.” Politico.com. February 10, 2014.
New York Times’ Veteran Bill Keller Joins Marshall Project.” Morning Edition/NationaL Public Radio. February 11, 2014.

Robin Hood Radio Tries To Save Local Community Radio.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. February 10, 2014.

A Reported Opinion Blog on News Media; Glenn Greenwald and the U.S. ‘assassination’ program.” By Erik Wemple. Washington Post. February 11, 2014.
Related story:

eBay Co-Founder’s Media Company Launches Digital Magazine.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. February 11, 2014.
The Wolf of Sesame Street: Revealing the secret corruption inside PBS’s news division.” By David Sirota. Huffington Post. February 12, 2014.

WNET to Return $3.5 Million Grant for Pension Series.” By Elizabeth Jensen. New York Times. February 14, 2014.

WBAI, Still Fighting Deficits, Fires Its Programming Chief.” By Ben Sisario. New York Times. February 15, 2014.

The growing silence of ‘union radio’.” By Mackenzie Weinger. Politico.com. February 16, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 3-9, 2014)

Monday, February 10th, 2014

MEDIA

Glenn Greenwald-Led Digital Magazine’s First Issue Will Focus On NSA Documents.” By Michael Calderone. Huffington Post. February 7, 2014.