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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Wed January 16, 2013
Views of the News: Business Decisions Edition
Oprah & Lance
Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "Oprah to CBS: Lance Armstrong Interview 'Biggest I've Ever Done'"
Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O'Connell, TheWall Street Journal: "Behind Lance Armstrong's Decision to Talk"
CBS & CNET
Joshua Topolsky, The Verge: "Exclusive: CBS forced CNET staff to recast vote after Hopper won 'Best in Show' at CES"
Lindsey Turrentine, CNET: "The 2013 Best of CES Awards: CNET's story"
Tim Carmody, The Verge: "CBS says it won't interfere with 'actual news,' just reviews"
Art Brodsky, The Huffington Post: "Crisis Communications Advice for CBS: Fix Your CNET Mess. Now."
The Atlantic & Scientology
Brian Stelter and Christine Haughney, The New York Times: "The Atlantic Apologizes for Scientology Ad"
Taylor Berman, Gawker.com: "The Atlantic Is Now Publishing Bizarre, Blatant Scientology Propoganda as 'Sponsored Content'"
Rob Beschiizza, BoingBoing.net: "Dread Cthulhu Leads His Cult to Milestone Year"
Taking Photos from Social Media
Erin Geiger Smith, Reuters: "News outlets improperly used photos posted to Twitter: judge"
Joe Mullin, Ars Technica: "News flash for the media: you can't sell photos grabbed from Twitter"
Environment Desk Goes Dark
Katherine Bagley, Inside Climate News: "New York Times Dismantles Its Environment Desk"
Andrew C. Revkin, Dot Earth Blog, The New York Times: "The Changing Newsroom Environment"
Christopher Zara, International Business Times: "Remember Newspaper Science Sections? They're Almost All Gone"
Jon Stewart vs. CNN
The Business of Guns and Media
Dylan Byers, Politico: "CNN President Jeff Zucker backs Piers Morgan's gun control campaign"
Andrew Beaujon, Poynter.org: "N.Y.'s tough new gun law also prohibits disclosure of gun owners' names"
David Carr, The New York Times: "Guns, Maps and Data That Disturb"
Gary Miles, News Inscriptions blog: "The Dangers of Private Gun Records"
Media Matters for America: "NBC Sports Is Sponsoring Nation's Largest Gun Trade Show"