Views of the News: Coach Fired,Ware's Awful Injury, No More Illegal Immigrant, Sexist Scientist Obit

Apr 3, 2013

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"