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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Tue July 16, 2013
Views of the News: Zimmerman verdict, few female sources, royal baby watch, Asiana pilot hoax
The Zimmerman Verdict: Media Lessons
Dana Ford, CNN: "Juror: 'No doubt' that George Zimmerman feared for his life"
Dashiell Bennett, The Atlantic: "Zimmerman Juror Drops Her Plans to Write Book"
Carolyn Pesce, USA TODAY: "4 Zimmerman jurors: Juror B-37 doesn't speak for us"
Shoshana Davis, CBS News: "Juror account could 'significantly impact' DOJ inquiry"
Bill Carter, The New York Times: "Zimmerman Verdict Drew 10 Million to Cable TV News"
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press: "Modest Public Interest in Close of Zimmerman Trial"
Rem Rieder, USA TODAY: "Media got Zimmerman story wrong from start"
Erik Wemple, The Washington Post: "Zimmerman lawyer to move 'asap' against NBC News"
Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times: "TV reporter, cameraman attacked by rogue Zimmerman verdict protesters"
Where are the Female Sources?
Alexi Layton and Alicia Shepard, Poynter.org: "Lack of female sources in NY Times front-page stories highlights need for change"
Anna Li, Poynter.org: "While diversity in newsrooms is stagnating, not plummeting, there are still concerns"
Bob Papper, RTDNA: "Newsroom staffing stagnates"
Media Mania Over Royal Baby
Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "With a Royal Baby Due, News Outlets Are on High Alert"
Asiana Pilot Spoof Prompts Lawsuit Threat
Chelsea B. Sheasley, The Christian Science Monitor: "KTVU apologizes for airing racist pilot names, but Asiana says it will sue"
Tal Kopan, Politico: "Asiana Airlines nixes TV lawsuit over pilot names"