Views of the News: Royal baby, Rolling Stone cover, Helen Thomas legacy, Ad rules, Asparagus bias!
"It's a Boy!"
Jessica Elgot, The Huffington Post-United Kingdom: "Royal Baby: CNN's Victoria Arbiter Congratulates Kate For Having A Boy 'First Time'"
Park MacDougald, Foreign Policy: "British Reporters Might Be Covering the Royal Baby, But They Want You to Know They Don't Like It"
Terrorist or Rock Star?
David Abel and Martin Finucane, The Boston Globe: "Disgust, outrage greet news of Tsarnaev cover in Boston"
Travis Anderson, The Boston Globe: "State Police photographer releases bloody Tsarnaev photos to Boston Magazine"
Nicholas Johnson, USA TODAY: "'Rolling Stone' cover deletes 11,000 words"
Josh Levs, CNN: "Will Rolling Stone's Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover hurt sales?"
Helen Thomas Legacy: Women and Journalism
Calvin Woodward, Associated Press: "Legendary White House Correspondent Helen Thomas Dies Aged 92"
Eleanor Clift, The Daily Beast: "Helen Thomas, a Relentless White House Reporter With a Softer Side"
David Folkenflik, NPR: "Veteran Journalist Helen Thomas Leaves An Outspoken Legacy"
Michael Miner, Chicago Reader: "Was Helen Thomas Too Old to Speak Her Mind?"
Margaret Sullivan, Public Editor,The New York Times: "Starting a Conversation at The Times About Women as News Sources"
Shannon Rupp, Salon: "Why are women deserting newspapers?"
Guarding the Henhouse: Rules for Native Ads
Richard Edelman, Edelman PR agency: "Sponsored Content: An Ethical Framework"
Jeff Bercovici, Forbes: "PR Giant Edelman Calls For Ethics In Sponsored Content"
The Politics of Asparagus!
Stephen Deere, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "Dry asparagus prompts questions about racial discrimination in University City"
Alan Achkar, Post-Dispatch Metro Editor (on Facebook): "Many of you have wondered why we wrote this..."