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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Wed October 24, 2012
Views of the News: Horses, Bayonets; BBC Scandal; Paperless Newsweek; Dueling Tablets; Dinner Jokes
Horses, Bayonets and Other Debate Snark
Glenn Chapman, Agence France Press: "Obama's 'horses and bayonets' remark goes viral"
Brian Slattery, The Heritage Foundation: "'Horses and Bayonets' Remark is a Disrespectful Oversimplification"
Laura Vozzella, The Washington Post: "Obama's 'horses and bayonets' debate jab makes few ripples in Va.'s Navy country"
Margaret Sullivan, The New York Times: "Contradictions and Confusion on an Agreement With Iran"
Michael Gerson, The Washington Post: "Relentlessly reassuring Romney"
Harold Meyerson, The Washington Post: "What Romney's moderation conceals"
Rebecca Shapiro and Jack Mirkinson, Huffington Post: "Bob Schieffer Debate Moderating: CBS Anchor Stays Above the Fray, Criticized For Letting Debate Stray From Foreign Policy"
Dylan Byers, Politico: "No debate: Bob Schieffer got it just right"
Alexander C. Kaufman, The Wrap: "Bob Schieffer on Debate Criticism: 'This is Their Campaign'"
Dylan Stableford, Yahoo! News: "'Obama bin Laden': Schieffer's debate gaffe unfortunate but not unusual"
BBC vs. BBC Over Coverup Allegations
Australian AP: "BBC in 'very grave' crisis after sex claims against more staff"
Peter Jukes, The Daily Beast: "BBC Director-General Faces Parliament in Jimmy Savile Affair. Can the BBC Restore Its Reputation?"
Can Post-Paper Newsweek Survive?
Keach Hagey, The Wall Street Journal: "Newsweek Quits Print"
Susan Currie Sivek, PBS Mediashift: "What Can Newsweek Learn from Gourmet's Move to Digital-Only?"
Alyssa Rosenberg, Think Progress: "How Newsweek Can Learn From the Atlantic As It Ends Its Print Edition"
Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke, New York Observer: "First They Came for Newsweek: Is a Second Media Winter On the Way?"
Dueling Tablets: iPad Mini vs. Microsoft Surface
Mark Prigg, The Daily Mail: "A good day to bury bad news? Critics slam 'disappointing' Microsoft Surface tablet as all eyes are on the iPad mini"
Brooke Crothers, CNet: "Is Apple trying to bury Microsoft under a product avalanche?"
Knowlton Thomas, TechVibes: "Tablet Journalism Has Failed"
Amy Schmitz Weiss, The Hub: "Tablet Design and Storytelling"
Jokes Over Dinner
Superman Prefers News Aggregators
Brian Truitt, USA Today: "Clark Kent makes a major life change in new 'Superman'"