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Wed April 3, 2013
Views of the News: Coach Fired,Ware's Awful Injury, No More Illegal Immigrant, Sexist Scientist Obit
ESPN Helps Bring Down Coach
ESPN: "Rutgers fires coach Mike Rice"
Michael Pearson and Brittany Brady, CNN: "Rutgers coach fired after abusive video broadcast"
Mark Memmott, NPR: "'Fired' is Now the F-Word for Rutgers Basketball Coach"
Awful Injury on Live TV
Ben Koo, Awful Announcing blog: "How CBS, ESPN, and Others Dealt With Kevin Ware Injury Footage"
Michael Hiestand, USA Today: "CBS handles Kevin Ware injury with restraint"
Drew Magary, Deadspin: "Are You a Bad Person If You Want to Watch What Happened to Kevin Ware?"
AP Bans "Illegal Immigrant"
Paul Colford, The Associated Press: "'Illegal Immigrant' No More"
Margaret Sullivan, New York Times Public Editor: "The Times, Too, Is Reconsidering the Term 'Illegal Immigrant'"
Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "AP's Dropping of 'Illegal Immigrant' Could Have Wide Ramifications for Media"
Mark Krikorian, National Review: "Mr. George Orwell, Please Pick Up the White Courtesy Phone"
Bad Recipe For Scientist's Obit
Erik Ortiz, New York Daily News: "New York Times hit with sexism accusations after obit of scientist Yvonne Brill leads with her cooking ability"
Margaret Sullivan, New York Times Public Editor: "Gender Questions Arise in Obituary of Rocket Scientist and Her Beef Stroganoff"
Emma Barnett, The Telegraph: "BBC launches expert women database and YouTube channel"
Jane Martinson, The Guardian: "Expert Women at the BBC: is a database and training enough?"
How (NOT) To Interview?
Mark Lisheron, American Journalism Review: "The E-Mail Interview Debate"
Kittens, Penguins and Cockroaches: Must See TV
Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "Addictive Animal Webcams Get Network Attention"