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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Wed October 31, 2012
Views of the News: The SuperStorm; October Surprise; Don't Forget Locals; China Blocks Times
Don't Call It Frankenstorm
Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "Ali Velshi Gets Pummeled by Hurricane Sandy"
Lewis Lazare, Chicago Business Journal: "Hurricane Sandy boosts Chicago TV news ratings"
John E. McIntyre, The Baltimore Sun: "Fanciful storm appellations"
Laura Miller, Slate: "Pictures of our dread"
Jeff John Roberts, GigaOm: "Tweeting fake news in a crisis -- illegal or just immoral?"
Jack Stuef, BuzzFeed: "The Man Behind @ComfortablySmug, Hurricane Sandy's Worst Twitter Villain"
Mark Fischetti, Scientific American: "Did Climate Change Cause Hurricane Sandy?"
David Rothkopf, Foreign Policy: "Meet Sandy, the Game Changer"
Sandy's the October Surprise (and This Week's Political Potpourri)
Howard Kurtz, The Daily Beast: "President Obama Seizes the Moment as Hurricane Sandy's Savior"
Linda Feldmann, Christian Science Monitor: "Hurricane Sandy suspends presidential campaign? Hardly."
Dylan Byers, Politico: "Nate Silver: One-term celebrity?"
Edward Morrissey, The Week: "Why newspaper endorsements don't matter"
Local Elections: Do's and Don't's
Andrew Beaujon, Poynter.org: "Seattle Times staffers protest free political ads in letter to publisher"
Andrew Denny, Columbia Daily Tribune: "Candidate Fred Berry denies writing online posts"
Project Open Vault: Columbia Missourian, KBIA & KOMU
Bing's Elections 2012 site
Missourinet's Politics & Government page
China Blocks New York Times
David Barboza, The New York Times: "Billions in Hidden Riches for Family of Chinese Leader"
John Sudworth, BBC: "China Condemns NY Times Wen Jiabao wealth story 'smear'"
The Lede blog, The New York Times: "David Barboza Answers Reader Questions About Reporting in China"