Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

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.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 6-12, 2014)

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

MEDIA

Boston Globe considers Catholic expansion.” By Hadas Gold. Politico.com. January 8, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 30, 2013-January 5, 2014)

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

MEDIA

A new power in conservative media.” By Hadas Gold. Politico.com. January 4, 2014.

An NPR news show, reconsidered; The show had been broadcast from D.C. for 36 years before it set up shop in L.A.” Politico.com. January 4, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 16-22, 2013)

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

MEDIA

NPR Gets $17 Million in Grants to Expand Coverage and Develop Digital Platform.” By Elizabeth Jensen. New York Times. December 15, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (October 28-November 3, 2013)

Monday, November 4th, 2013

MEDIA

How Much Is NPR’s Brand Worth? $400 Million.” By Dan Bobkoff. Morning Edition/National Public Radio. November 1, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (October 21-27, 2013)

Monday, October 28th, 2013

MEDIA

Why’s eBay’s Pierre Omidyar Bankrolling A Jouralism Startup?” All Things Considered/National Public Radio. October 21, 2013.
Related stories:
What Glenn Greenwald Could Gain From New Media Venture.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. October 21, 2013.
eBay Founder Explains His Venture Into Journalism.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. October 24, 2013.