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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Wed January 30, 2013
Views of the News: 60 Minutes "Fluff," CNET Censored Again, News Tech, Super Bowl Ads
60 Minutes "Fluff" With Obama and Clinton
60 Minutes, CBS News: "The President and the Secretary of State" (watch the video)
Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic: "Steve Kroft's Softball Obama Interviews Diminish '60 Minutes'"
Michael Tomasky, The Daily Beast: "The Real '60 Minutes' Revelation"
CBS Does It to CNET Again
Tim Carmody, The Verge: "CNET forbidden from reviewing Aereo following CBS-Dish controversy"
Chad Sinclair, Daily Download: "CBS Continues to Block CNET From Committing Journalism"
Katy Bachman, AdWeek: "CBS' Hopper Award Knock Could Set Back Media Ownership Rules"
Tech or Biology to the Rescue?
Jeff John Roberts, Paid Content: "New York Times contest brings tech startups into its headquarters"
Mathew Ingram, Paid Content: "Can you automate political fact-checking in real time? Truth Teller is going to try"
Tanzina Vega, The New York Times: "Make Babies, Urges Saucy Public Radio Campaign"
Andrew Beaujon, Poynter.org: "Public radio's looooong-term strategy: Have more babies, listeners"
WBEZ on Facebook: "We want listeners tomorrow. Go make babies today."
Hyping and Slamming Super Bowl Ads
Mae Anderson, AP: "Super Bowl Advertisers Release Teasers"
USA Today's Super Bowl Ad Meter
Huffington Post: "Volkswagen Super Bowl Ad Accused of Being Racist"
Julie Moos, Poynter.org: "More than 150 newsrooms want to be in NBC reality show"