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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Wed April 24, 2013
Views of the News: The Boston Bombing
Hillary Sargent, ChartGirl.com: "Covering the Coverage"
Slightly Less Gruesome
Joe Pompeo, Capital New York: "'Daily News' doctored front-page photo from Boston bombing"
The Arrest That Wasn't
Amy Hunter, WTOP: "CNN's King says mistakes last week were 'embarrassing'"
Erik Hayden, The Hollywood Reporter: "CNN's John King: 'What I Am Not Is Racist'"
Bill Mears, Chris Cuomo and Ed Payne, CNN: "Former ricin suspect happy with vindication as probe continues"
Lisa Richwine, Reuters: "Despite error, CNN gets ratings boost from Boston bombing, trails Fox"
Alex Weprin, TV Newser: "Digital Ratings: Boston Bombing Sets Records for TV News Websites"
Katherine Fung and Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "New York Post's Boston 'Bag Men' Front Page Called "A New Low,' 'Appalling'"
Dylan Byers, Politico: "Rupert Murdoch defends the New York Post"
Erik Wemple, The Washington Post: "Young men, please sue the New York Post"
The Reddit "Witch Hunt"
Andrea Chang, The Lost Angeles Times: "Reddit apologizes for fueling Boston bombings online witch hunts"
Kate Pickert and Adam Sorensen, Time: "Inside Reddit's Hunt for the Boston Bombers"
Matthew Ingram, paidContent: "Three things that Reddit did right during the Boston bombings and why that matters"
The Boston Lockdown and Media Frenzy
Scott Atran, Foreign Policy: "Black and White and Red All Over: How the hyperkinetic media is breeding a new generation of terrorists"
Fintan O'Toole, The Irish Times: "Boston lockdown was triumph for the demented rationale of terrorism"
Adam Geller, AP: "Photos force suspects' move, breaking bombing case"
"Militant Islam" -- A Question of Balance
Josh Voorhees, Slate: "How the Tsarnaev Brothers Learned to Make Their Bombs"
Michael Cooper, Michael S. Schmidt and Eric Schmitt, The New York Times: "Boston Suspects Are Seen as Self-Taught and Fueled by Web"
Lisa Wangsness and Brian Ballou, The Boston Globe: "Islam might have had secondary role in Boston attacks"
The AP Twitter Hack
Samantha Murphy, Mashable: "AP Twitter Hack Falsely Claims Explosions at White House"
Sarah Perez, TechCrunch: "AP Twitter Hack Preceded by a Phishing Attempt, News Org Says"
Byron Acohido, USA TODAY: "First Take: AP Twitter hack was trivial"
John Dickerson, Slate: "Why We Should Judge Breaking News Like Baseball"
Jay Sekulow, Fox News: "Boston Marathon bombing lesson: political correctness kills"
Gwen Ifill interview, PBS Newshour: "Boston Marathon Bombings Stir Up Questions, Lesson for Public Safety Protocol"