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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Wed May 30, 2012
Views of the News: Assange Denied; Kill List Reac; Times-Picayune Cuts; Kennedy's Conflict
UK Supremes Deny Assange Appeal
Owen Bowcott, The Guardian: "Julian Assange loses appeal against extradition"
Raphael Satter, AP: "Julian Assange Loses Extradition Appeal, Moves Closer to Prosecution in Sweden"
Mike Giglio, The Daily Beast: "British Supreme Court Orders Extradition of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange"
David Landes, AFP: "Accusers 'relieved' by Assange verdict: lawyer"
"Barack H. Cheney" -- Kill List Reaction
Jo Becker and Scott Shane, The New York Times: "Secret 'Kill List' Proves a Test of Obama's Principles and Will"
Watch ABC's Jake Tapper and White House spokesman Jay Carney debate "kill list" policy beginning at 13:06 in the video linked here.
Glenn Greenwald, Salon: "Obama the Warrior"
Times-Picayune Cuts/Future of Papers
Rem Rieder, American Journalism Review: "An Important City without a Daily Paper"
David Carr, The New York Times: "A Doomed Romance With a New Orleans Newspaper"
John Pope, New Orleans Times-Picayune: "Times-Picayune changes bring strong reactions among subscribers and those farther away"
Kevin Allman, Gambit: "Times-Picayune employees to learn their fates news week"
Winston-Salem Journal: "Warren Buffett's letter to editors, publishers"
Clay Shirky: "Warren Buffett's Newspaper Purchase"
Matthew Ingram, GigaOm: "Why Clay Shirky is right and Warren Buffett is wrong"
Dan Kennedy, Nieman Journalism Lab: "How news executives can fend off the Wolff at their door"
Henry Blodget, Business Insider: "And Now's the Perfect Time for a Megalomaniac to Make a Big Offer for The New York Times"
Peter Osnos, The Atlantic: "Is Philanthropy Print Journalism's Last Hope?"
Kennedy's Conflict of Interest
George Kennedy, Columbia Missourian: "What if the two sides worked together on EEZ?"
George Kennedy, Columbia Missourian: "Council, mayor are listening to EEZ concerns" (see comments and Kennedy apology at bottom of article)
Mike Martin, Columbia Heart Beat: "OH NO -- NOT HIM! Missourian's Kennedy commits serious journalism infraction"
Mike Martin, Columbia Heart Beat: "Columbia's Top Ten: Most influential public opinion leaders"