Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
10:11 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Views of the News: Benghazi Blackout?; Kurtz Apologizes; New Competitors; Yesterday's News

Benghazi: Too Little or Too Much Coverage?

John Parkinson, ABC News: "Diplomat's Crucial Benghazi Testimony Heard Today"

Donna Cassata, AP: "Lawmakers Trade Political Charges On Benghazi"

Fox News Channel: "Bias Bash: Difference in Benghazi media coverage"

Media Matters for America: "Right-Wing Media Push New Benghazi Myths Ahead of Hearings"

Kurtz Skewered On His Own Program

Howard Kurtz, The Daily Beast: "Jason Collins Gets Media Bear Hug as the NBA Player Comes Out as Gay"

Rebecca Shapiro, The Huffington Post: "Daily Beast Retracts Howard Kurtz's Erroneous Jason Collins Story"

Michael Calderone, The Huffington Post: "Howard Kurtz Had Larger Daily Download Role Than Other Advisory Board Members"

Jeff Bercovici, Forbes: "Howard Kurtz's Bad Reporting About Jason Collins Cost Him a Lot of Money"

Kevin Cirilli, Politico: "Howard Kurtz apologizes on CNN for errors"

Betsy Rothstein, FishbowlDC: "Inside the CNN Howie Kurtz Showdown"

Jeff Jarvis, BuzzMachine: "Apologies"

New Competitors: Twitter, BuzzFeed, TED and More

Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times: "BuzzFeed Takes Steps to Expand Foreign News"

Michael Wolff, The Guardian: "Twitter is ready to be a true news operation"

Duane Marsteller, Nashville Tennessean: "Al Jazeera to open 12 U.S. bureaus"

Elizabeth Jensen, The New York Times: "TED Teams Up With PBS on Ideas for Education"

Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke, The New York Observer: "The Wall Street Journal Wants Its Journalists to Look Good on Camera"

Jill Burke, AlaskaDispatch: "Alaska TV wars: GCI fires back at KTUU, other competitors"

Robert Channick, The Chicago Tribune: "Susannah Collins off Comcast SportsNet Chicago after 'sex' flub highlights raunchy videos"

Fact-checking Yesterday's News

Andrew Beaujon, Poynter: "New NYT video series will fact-check the past" 

Margaret Sullivan, Public Editor, The New York Times: "Repairing the Credibility Cracks"

Jonathan Bailey, Plagiarism Today: "Looking Back: 10 Years After Jayson Blair"

Jay Reeves, AP: "Students Re-enact 1963 March Against Segregation"

Elex Michaelson, KABC-TV: "LAPD, USC students discuss racial profiling allegations"

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