Views of the News: MO's Obama clown; NPR slammed; Journalism degrees; NBC's Hillary 'Nightmare'
Obama rodeo clown: getting the details right
Laura Clawson, Daily Kos: "Missouri state fair sends out rodeo clown in Obama mask, saying 'We're going to stomp Obama now'"
Al Jazeera: "Missouri fair bans clown wearing Obama mask"
David A. Lieb, Associated Press: "Head of Mo. rodeo group resigns, cites Obama clown"
Tony Messenger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "FOUL: Is Missouri really better than the rodeo clown? Evidence says no"
Mary Sanchez, opinion column, Kansas City Star: "Rodeo clown's act brings out the worst in the Web"
Bob Priddy, Missourinet: "The clown"
Ombudsman slams NPR investigation
Edward Schumacher-Matos, NPR Ombudsman: "S. Dakota Indian Foster Care 1: Investigative Storytelling Gone Awry"
Abraham Moussako, Columbia Journalism Review: "NPR dismisses an ombudsman report"
Andrew Beaujon, Poynter.org: "Do errors in NPR piece merit an 80-page report?"
Back to school: the value of journalism degrees
Susan Currie Sivek, PBS Mediashift: "Do Journalists Need a Journalism Degree? Educators, Practictioners Disagree"
NBC's Hillary 'Nightmare'
Aaron Blake, The Washington Post: "Chuck Todd: Hillary miniseries 'a total nightmare for NBC News'
Is the New York Times Next?
Christine Haughney, The New York Times: "The Times Isn't for Sale, Its Publisher Declares"
Michael Wolff, The Guardian: "Should the Sulzbergers sell the New York Times?"
A Surprise Announcement
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