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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Tue September 11, 2012
Views of the News: 9/11 Gaffes?; News is "Garbage"; Fact-Checkers' Opinons; AP Lewinsky's Clinton
9/11 Finger Pointing: Could It Have Been Stopped?
Kurt Eichenwald, The New York Times Opinion Page: "The Deafness Before the Storm"
Steve Inskeep, NPR: "The 'Deafness' Before the Sept. 11 Attacks"
Paul Campos, Salon: "9/11: What Bush knew"
Washington Examiner editorial: "Blame Bush: First the economy, now 9/11"
Margaret Sullivan, New York Times Public Editor: "9/11 Coverage, Part 2: With Little New to Say, Should Media Say It, Anyway?"
When Does 9/11 No Longer Lead the News?
Video from New York Magazine
Andrew Beaujon and Julie Moos, Poynter.org: "9/11 anniversary forgotten on the front page of today's New York Times"
Alex Weprin, TV Newser: "NBC's 'Today' Skips 9/11 Moment of Silence For Kardashian Interview"
Margaret Sullivan, New York Times Public Editor: "How to Cover the 11th Anniversary of 9/11?"
Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "September 11 Anniversary: Journalists Grapple With Covering Attacks As Years Go By"
Dominic Basulto, The Washington Post: "Remembering 9/11: Why the Web should help us remember better"
Millennials: News is Garbage, Lies and Boring
Jim Romenesko.com: "Study: Young People Consider News to be Garbage and Lies"
Jim Romenesko Facebook Page: Comments on UT study
Newspaper Economics: $1 Gained, $25 Lost
Rick Edmonds, Poynter.org: "Newspapers get $1 in new digital ad revenue for every $25 in print ad revenue lost"
Kevin Anderson, Strange Attractor blog: "Digital advertising does pay, just not for newspapers, yet"
Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic: "Maybe This Is Why Newspapers Are Failing: Boring Headlines"
The Opinions of Fact-Checkers
L. Gordon Crovitz, The Wall Street Journal: "Double-Checking the Journalist 'Fact Checkers'"
Dan Conover, Xark blog: "Our fact-checking dilemma: What could journalists do right now?"
Michael Calderone, The Huffington Post: "AP Defends Decision To Fact-Check Bill Clinton Using Monica Lewinsky"