Views of the News: ESPN & Frontline, Chelsea Manning, Making news out of Miley Cyrus

Aug 27, 2013

ESPN Pulls from NFL Concussion Investigation

Frontline: "League of Denial"

John Koblin, Deadspin: "ESPN pulls out of Frontline concussion investigation"

Barry Petchesky, Deadspin: "Report: NFL Pressured ESPN into backing out of concussion film"

Frontline: "A note from Frontline: ESPN and 'League of Denial'"

James Andrew Miller & Ken Belson, The New York Times: "NFL pressure said to lead ESPN to quit film project"

Statement from ESPN President John Skipper,

College Football & ESPN

James Andrew Miller, Steve Eder & Richard Sandomir, The New York Times: "College football's most dominant player? It's ESPN"

Meet Chelsea Manning

Scott Stump, Today: “Bradley Manning: I want to live as a woman

Andrew Beaujon, Poynter, “Bradley Manning news raises questions about how to refer to transgender people in stories

Emmarie Huettemen & Brian Stelter, The New York Times:  “’I am a female.’ Manning announces, asking Army for hormone therapy

Mark Joseph Stern, Slate: “Wikipedia beats major news organizations, perfectly reflects Chelsea Manning’s new gender

Andrew Beaujon, Poynter: “AP, New York Times update style on Chelsea Manning

Note to readers posted on the New York Times homepage on Tuesdays, August 27, 2013.
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Taking down the New York Times

Christine Haughney & Nicole Perlnoth, The New York Times: "Times site disrupted by hackers"

Mark Clayton, Christian Science Monitor: "New York Times hacked, Syrian Electronic Army takes credit"

Miley Cyrus at the VMA's... news?

Breeanna Hare, CNN: “Miley Cyrus twerks it out at MTV VMAs

“Meredith Artley,” The Onion: “Let me explain why Miley Cyrus’ VMA performance was our top story this morning

Matt Wilstein, Mediaite: “CNN Editor responds to The Onion’s Brutal Miley Cyrus-themed take down

Josh Sternberg, Digiday: "The Onion goes after CNN"

Time Warner, CBS: The fight continues

Aaron Smith, CNN Money:  “Time Warner’s fix for CBS blackout: Free rabbit ears!