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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Wed September 26, 2012
Views of the News: The Diary; Debate Frame Matters; "Illegal Immigrant"; Blown Call; Newsweek Spoof
CNN and the Diary
Adam Entous and Keach Hagey, The Wall Street Journal: "Family Protests CNN's Use of Slain Envoy's Journal"
Lynn Elber, Associated Press: "US State Dept. blasts CNN report on Stevens' diary"
Connor Simpson, The Atlantic: "Was CNN Right to Use Ambassador Stevens' Diary for Stories?"
Alex Weprin, Media Bistro: "Critics Take Aim At State Department, CNN In Light of Libya Journal Situation"
Bill Carter, The New York Times: "Amid Criticism, CNN Defends Reporting on Ambassador's Journal"
Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "Anderson Cooper On Libya Controversy: 'It's Our Job To Inform You Of Information That's Important'"
Why Debate Framing Matters
Kevin Cirilli, Politico: "Journalists bemoan 'food fight' coverage"
Lyman Morales, Gallup: "U.S. Distrust in Media Hits New High"
Debating "Illegal Immigrant"
Jose Antonio Vargas, Time: "Immigration Debate: The Problem with the Word Illegal"
Margaret Sullivan, The New York Times: "Is 'Illegal Immigrant' the Right Description?"
National Football League: "NFL supports decision to not overturn Seahawks' touchdown"
Dylan Byers, Politico: "Limbaugh: Mainstream media like NFL refs"
Newsweek Cover Spoof
Paul Waldman, The American Prospect: "Newsweek: Is Asking Inane Questions the Future of Journalism?"