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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
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"