Views of the News: Expectations, Cursing, Innovation & Bandwidth Hogs

Jan 11, 2012

The Expectations Game

Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "With a Fast and Anticipated Result, TV Analysts Shift Focus to South Carolina"

Neil King, Jr. and Gerald F. Seib, TheWall Street Journal: "Chances to Slow GOP Leader Dwindle"

Brian Darling, London Daily Mail: "It would be wrong to assume Romney's New Hampshire victory means the game is over"

David Folkenflik, NPR: "Don't Get Your Hopes Up Over This Political Coverage"

Dana Milbank, The Washington Post: "Journalists' campaign-trail secrets revealed"

Cursing, Nudity & the First Amendment

Adam Liptak, The New York Times: "TV Decency Is a Puzzler for Justices"

Al Tompkins, RTDNA: "FCC v Fox Profanity Case Will Be Crucial in Broadcast, Free Speech History"

PR Newswire: "Morality in Media Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Broadcast Indecency Standards"

National Freedom of Information Coalition: "Survey: People want more government transparency, traditional media less likely to sue to get it"

Too Much Innovation?

Patrick B. Pexton, Washington Post Ombudsman: "Is The Post innovating too fast?"

Craig Silverman, "WaPost digital ME: 'I actually wish it were true that we have too much innovation'"

Melanie Sill's Editor's Notes blog: "Take it from former editors: Newspapers need bolder change"

Mathew Ingram, GigaOm: "Dear WaPo: Innovating too quickly is not the problem"

"Bandwidth Hogs"

Kevin J O'Brien, The New York Times: "Top 1% of Mobile Users Use Half of World's Wireless Bandwidth"

Richard Adhikari, TechNewsWorld: "Wireless Data Hogs Only Getting Hungrier"

American Dialect Society: "'Occupy' is the 2011 Word of the Year"