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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Tue September 10, 2013
Views of the News: Obama on Syria, Rose interviews al-Assad, Kimmel's viral video hoax
Obama’s case for Syria
Washington Post: "Full Transcript: President Obama's Sept. 10 speech on Syria"
Paul Farhi, Washington Post, “Six TV networks get interviews with Obama as he makes case for strike on Syria”
Jared A. Favole and Krsitina Peterson, Wall Street Journal “Obama sees ‘potentially positive’ steps in Syria”
WSJ Staff, Wall Street Journal: “Highlights: Obama’s Syria interviews on 6 networks”
Who gets an interview?
Sara Morrison, The Wrap: “Univision, Al Jazeera anchors slam Obama after being left out of Media Blitz”
Charlie Rose’s exclusive
Peter Grier, Christian Science Monitor, “Charlie Rose interview with Assad: Did he make a blunder”
Facebook: Creating a virtual town hall
Lou Dubois, NBC News: “Virtual town hall: Who in America is talking about Syria?”
Verifying social media video from Syria
Storyful, “Ongoing Syria Coverage”
Jimmy Kimmel’s lesson to journalists
Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times: “Jimmy Kimmel reveals truth behind ‘twerking girl on fire’ video”
Daniel Engber, Slate: “Worst twerk fail ever video hoax: Jimmy Kimmel should be ashamed, and we should be mad.”
Josh Wolk, Vulture: "Kimmel twerking prank shows inanity of tv news"
Competition in media criticism
Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
Eric Deggans, Poynter: “Sizing up Howard Kurtz’s new show against ‘Reliable Sources’"
Huffington Post: “Howard Kurtz’s ‘Media Buzz’ debuts on Fox News”
Gail Shister, Media Bistro: “Howard Kurtz’s ‘MediaBuzz’ projects ‘authority, energy and pace’”