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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Tue July 9, 2013
Views of the News TV Edition: Zimmerman Trial, SFO Crash, Egypt Coup, Local Station Mergers
Zimmerman Trial Dominates Cable News
Jack Shafer, Reuters: "In praise of tabloid TV"
Jay Rosen, Pressthink: "Criticizing CNN: Goodbye to that"
Mike Schneider, AP: "George Zimmerman Trial: Social Media Infiltrates Trial"
David Freddoso, Washington Examiner: "George Zimnmerman coverage obscures TV editors' news judgment"
Calling It a Coup: Egypt Through the Media Lens
Al Jazeera: "Egypt In Turmoil" (special section)
Kareem Fahim, The New York Times: "Egypt's New Leaders Press Media to Muzzle Dissent"
Courtney C. Radsch, The Huffington Post: "Media Wars in Egypt: The Revolution Continues With Journalists in the Crosshairs"
David Kenner, Foreign Policy: "Egypt's Media War Is Almost as Nasty as the One in the Streets"
Michael Calderone, The Huffington Post: "AP Editors: Morsi Overthrown Can be Described as 'Coup'"
Covering the Crash at SFO
Doug Stanglin and Greg Toppo, USA TODAY: "Social media often first at tragedy scene"
Christopher Zara, International Business Times: "How Safe is Flying? Media Coverage of Asiana Airlines SFO Plane Crash Stirs Fear Through Hype"
Bobby Calvan, AAJA: "Chicago Sun-Times publisher responds to 'Fright 214' headline"
Jaeyeon Woo, The Wall Street Journal Asia: "Newscaster's Comments Spur Anger"
TV News Still On Top, But Can It Stay There?
Lydia Saad, Gallup: "TV is Americans' Main Source of News"
David Carr, The New York Times: "A Different Deal Mania Grips TV"
Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "Campaign Ad Cash Lures Buyers to Swing-State TV Stations"
Alan D. Mutter, Newsosaur blog: "Gannett and Tribune Pivot to TV: Is it wise?"
David Folkenflik, NPR: "Louisville TV Station Promises Not to Hype Breaking News"
Michael Depp, NetNewsCheck: "U-T Fuses Print, TV in Bet On Media's Future"
Jan Schaffer, J-Lab: "News Chops: Beefing up the Journalism in Local Public Broadcasting"
Merrill Knox, TV Spy: "WWOR Replacing Evening Newscast With Show On New Jersey Politics, Issues"