media http://kbia.org en 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos http://kbia.org/post/washington-post-be-sold-amazons-jeff-bezos The Washington Post Co. will sell its flagship newspaper and one of the most respected news organizations in the country to Amazon.com founder Jeffrey P. Bezos, <a href="http://www.washpostco.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=62487&p=irol-pressArticle&ID=1844731&highlight=">the company announced in a press release</a>. The <em>Post</em> has been a family-owned business for four generations.<p>Amazon, the company said, will play no role in the purchase. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:28:00 +0000 editor 38305 at http://kbia.org 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos Views of the News: Zimmerman verdict, few female sources, royal baby watch, Asiana pilot hoax http://kbia.org/post/views-news-zimmerman-verdict-few-female-sources-royal-baby-watch-asiana-pilot-hoax <p><strong>The Zimmerman Verdict: Media Lessons</strong></p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:46:57 +0000 Mike McKean 37168 at http://kbia.org Views of the News TV Edition: Zimmerman Trial, SFO Crash, Egypt Coup, Local Station Mergers http://kbia.org/post/views-news-tv-edition-zimmerman-trial-sfo-crash-egypt-coup-local-station-mergers <p><strong>Zimmerman Trial Dominates Cable News</strong></p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="288" src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:cms:video:thedailyshow.com:427476" width="512"></iframe></p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="421" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://videos.mediaite.com/embed/player/?content=XZNGC801B8J027NY&amp;content_type=content_item&amp;layout=&amp;playlist_cid=&amp;widget_type_cid=svp&amp;read_more=1" width="420"></iframe></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:00:08 +0000 Mike McKean 36726 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: SCOTUS' Big Rulings, Snowden's Helpers, Hastings Death, Rock Center Gone http://kbia.org/post/views-news-scotus-big-rulings-snowdens-helpers-hastings-death-rock-center-gone <p><strong>Supremes' Big Rulings</strong></p><p>The Washington Post: "<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/06/26/the-supreme-courts-gay-marriage-decision-live-updates/?hpid=z2" target="_blank">The Supreme Court's gay marriage decision: Live updates</a>"</p><p>Jess&nbsp;Bravis, The Wall Street Journal: "<a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324412604578517602559504498.html" target="_blank">Justices Take Pass on Texas Affirmative-Action Case</a>"</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:07:23 +0000 Mike McKean 36032 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: SCOTUS' Big Rulings, Snowden's Helpers, Hastings Death, Rock Center Gone Views of the News: Outing US digital snooping , debating "breaking news," muzzling WI reporters http://kbia.org/post/views-news-outing-us-digital-snooping-debating-breaking-news-muzzling-wi-reporters <p><strong>Digital Snooping: The Original Stories</strong></p><p>Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian: "<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/nsa-phone-records-verizon-court-order" target="_blank">NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily</a>"</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:13:53 +0000 Mike McKean 35263 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Photogs Fired, Storm Chasers Die, Goodbye Lee & Charles http://kbia.org/post/views-news-photogs-fired-storm-chasers-die-goodbye-lee-charles <p><strong>Sun-TImes&nbsp;Fires Photographers</strong></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 19:27:41 +0000 Mike McKean 34853 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Photogs Fired, Storm Chasers Die, Goodbye Lee & Charles Views of the News: Holder's Remorse, Conners & the IRS, Bite-size News, FB Hate, Wolf & the Atheist http://kbia.org/post/views-news-holders-remorse-conners-irs-bite-size-news-fb-hate-wolf-atheist <p><strong>DOJ Leak Probes: The Fallout</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/GHbcBFsnjyg" width="560"></iframe></p><p>Mike Allen's Playbook, Politico: "<a href="http://www.politico.com/playbook/" target="_blank">Holder to Meet with Bureau Chiefs</a>"</p><p>Dylan Byers, Politico: "<a href="http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2013/05/eric-holders-remorse-164855.html" target="_blank">Eric Holder's 'remorse'</a>"</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 14:49:22 +0000 Mike McKean 34510 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: The Boston Bombing http://kbia.org/post/views-news-boston-bombing <p> Hillary Sargent, ChartGirl.com: "<a href="http://chartgirl.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/COVERAGE_large.jpg" target="_blank">Covering the Coverage</a>"</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Slightly Less Gruesome</strong></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:08:25 +0000 Mike McKean 32552 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: The Boston Bombing Views of the News: Less Reporting, More Opining; CNN & HS Rape; UK Press Regs; Abandoning Manning? http://kbia.org/post/views-news-less-reporting-more-opining-cnn-hs-rape-uk-press-regs-abandoning-manning <p><b>The Pew Study: Less Reporting, More Opining</b></p><p>The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism: "<a href="http://stateofthemedia.org" target="_blank">The State of the News Media 2013</a>"</p><p>Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/18/business/media/local-tv-news-is-following-prints-path-study-says.html?ref=media" target="_blank">Local TV News is Following Print's Path, Study Says</a>"</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:37:34 +0000 Mike McKean 30684 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Less Reporting, More Opining; CNN & HS Rape; UK Press Regs; Abandoning Manning? Views of the News: Ten Years of True/False, Oscar Docs, O'Brien, CNN & Diversity http://kbia.org/post/views-news-ten-years-truefalse-oscar-docs-obrien-cnn-diversity <p><strong>Ten Years of True/False: Previewing the Fest</strong></p><p><a href="http://truefalse.org" target="_blank">True/False Film Fest official site</a></p><p>Pter Gerard &amp; Paul Sturtz&nbsp;and David Wilson, Indiewire: "<a href="http://www.indiewire.com/article/why-the-hell-is-one-of-the-most-well-respected-doc-fests-in-columbia-missouri" target="_blank">Why the Hell is One of the Most Well-Respected Doc Fests&nbsp;in Columbia, Missouri?</a>"</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:52:23 +0000 Mike McKean 29550 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Tesla v. NYT, CNN Goes Overboard, "Obama, the Puppet Master," Chinese Hacking http://kbia.org/post/views-news-tesla-v-nyt-cnn-goes-overboard-obama-puppet-master-chinese-hacking <p><strong>Tesla v. NYT</strong></p><p>John M. Broder, The New York Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/10/automobiles/stalled-on-the-ev-highway.html?ref=automobiles&amp;_r=0" target="_blank">Stalled Out on Tesla's Electric Highway</a>"</p><p>Elon Musk, Tesla Motors: "<a href="http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/most-peculiar-test-drive" target="_blank">A Most Peculiar Test Drive</a>"</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:19:19 +0000 Mike McKean 29171 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Super Bowl, Scientology, Chinese Hackers, Skeetgate http://kbia.org/post/views-news-super-bowl-scientology-chinese-hackers-skeetgate <p><strong>Super Bowl Blackout, Ads, Tweets</strong></p><p>Steve&nbsp;Coll, The New Yorker: "<a href="http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/comment/2013/02/super-bowl-blackout.html" target="_blank">The Super Bowl's Journalism Malfunction</a>"</p><p>Will&nbsp;Leitch, Sports On Earth: "<a href="http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/41380438" target="_blank">Power Failure</a>"</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:28:02 +0000 Mike McKean 28445 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: 60 Minutes "Fluff," CNET Censored Again, News Tech, Super Bowl Ads http://kbia.org/post/views-news-60-minutes-fluff-cnet-censored-again-news-tech-super-bowl-ads <p><strong>60 Minutes "Fluff" With Obama and Clinton</strong></p><p>60 Minutes, CBS News: "<a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50139849n" target="_blank">The President and the Secretary of State</a>" (watch the video)</p><p>David Bauder, AP: "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/28/steve-kroft--60-minutes-obama-clinton-surprise_n_2569269.html?utm_hp_ref=media" target="_blank">Steve Kroft&nbsp;On '60 Minutes' Obama-Clinton Interview: The Request Came As A Surprise</a>"</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 15:53:41 +0000 Mike McKean 28046 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Business Decisions Edition http://kbia.org/post/views-news-business-decisions-edition <p><strong>Oprah &amp; Lance</strong></p><p></p><p>Reuters: "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/16/oprah-own-ads-lance-armstrong-interview_n_2484071.html?utm_hp_ref=media" target="_blank">Oprah, OWN Get Ad Premium For Lance Armstrong Interview</a>"</p><p>Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/15/oprah-lance-armstrong-interview-cbs_n_2478495.html?utm_hp_ref=media" target="_blank">Oprah to CBS: Lance Armstrong Interview 'Biggest I've Ever Done'</a>"</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:08:20 +0000 Mike McKean 27358 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Science Journalism, First-Person Journalism, "Snow Fall" http://kbia.org/post/views-news-science-journalism-first-person-journalism-snow-fall <p><strong>Who's Fat? The Challenges of Science Journalism</strong></p><p>Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times: "<a href="http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/02/the-little-things-add-up-in-fitness/" target="_blank">Good and Bad, the Little Things Add Up in Fitness</a>"</p><p>Pam Belluck, The New York Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/02/health/study-suggests-lower-death-risk-for-the-overweight.html" target="_blank">Study Suggests Lower Mortality Risk for People Deemed to be Overweight</a>"</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:41:50 +0000 Mike McKean 27019 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Science Journalism, First-Person Journalism, "Snow Fall"