Views Preview: After the Eclipse

Aug 22, 2017

Credit Missouri Department of Conservation

Journalists spent more than a year reporting on Monday’s historic eclipse. It only took three minutes for that event to become a footnote in history. Was the coverage worth it? Who watched it and how will it be remembered? 

Sara Shahriari, KBIA: “Intersection – Exploring the ‘most watched celestial event’ with astrophysist Angela Speck

Peter Baugh, Columbia Missourian: “ECLIPSE: Crowds gather, clouds scatter for moment of totality in mid-Missouri

Jalyn Henderson, KOMU-TV: “Eclipse viewers say the trip to Columbia was well worth it

Gainluca Mezzofiore, Mashable: “Americans choose eclipse and chill over Netflix

Ed Mazza, HuffPost: “Watch Fox News’ Shepard Smith completely lose his mind over the eclipse

Kristen Hare, Poynter: Live from a fainting goat farm, a cruise ship, an airplane: How networks are covering the eclipse

Is Trump losing Fox News Channel?

Carla Herreria, Huffington Post: “Fox News hosts split over Donald Trump’s wild New York press conference

Maggie Haberman, New York Times: “James Murdoch, rebuking Trump, pledges $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League

New York Times: “Text of James Murdoch’s email condemning Trump’s response to Charlottesville

Emily Steel, New York Times: “For Murdoch empire, perhaps a decisive point in relationship to Trump

Dylan Byers, CNN: “21st Century Fox’s James Murdoch slams Trump: ‘There are no good Nazis’

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Hey, James Murdoch: You have no standing to denounce Trump’s Charlottesville reaction

Michael M. Grynbaum, New York Times: “A Fox News host attacks Trump, and some viewers bristle

Hosting hate online

Ken Schwencke, ProPublica: “Spurned by major companies, The Daily Stormer returns to the web with help from a startup

Tom Krazit, GeekWire: “Seattle’s BitMitigate now protecting pro-Nazi site The Daily Stormer from web attacks

Jeremy Malcolm, Cindy Cohn & Danny O’Brien, Electronic Frontier Foundation: “Fighting neo-Nazis and the future of free expression

Elizabeth Flock, PBS Newshour: “Spotify has removed white power music from its platform. But it’s still available on dozens of other sites

Lance Ulanoff, Mashable: “We’re at a crossroads for free speech online, and it could change the internet as we know it

Steven Musil, CNET: “Tor Project ‘disgusted’ by Daily Stormer, defends software ethos

John Herrman, New York Times: “How hate groups forced online platforms to reveal their true nature

Documenting Hate with AI

Simon Rogers, Google News Lab: “A new machine learning app for reporting on hate in America

Taylor Hatmaker, TechCrunch: “Google and ProPublica team up to build a national hate crime database

Timothy Seppala, Engadget: “Google uses machine learning to help journalists track hate

Pitch Interactive, ProPublica: “Documenting Hate News Index

Rachel Glickhouse, ProPublica: “Track news stories about hate with the Documenting Hate News Index

Bannon out, back at Breitbart

Maggie Haberman, Michael D. Shear & Glenn Thrush, New York Times: “Stephen Bannon out at the White House after turbulent run

Joel B. Pollack, Breitbart: “With Steve Bannon gone, Donald Trump risks becoming Arnold Schwarzenegger 2.0

Breitbart News: “’Populist hero’ Stephen K. Bannon returns home to Breitbart

Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian: “Bannon departs – but ‘Trump whisperer’ could have more influence from the outside

Joshua Green, Justin Sink & Margart Talev, Bloomberg: “Bannon says he’s ‘going to war for Trump’ after White House exit

Jonathan Swan & Mike Allen, Axios: “Bannon plots Fox competitor, global expansion

Jeremy Diamond, Kaitlan Collins & Elizabeth Landers, CNN: “Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon fired

Ashley Parker, Phillip Rucker, Robert Costa & Damian Paletta: “Trump gets rid of Stephen Bannon, a top proponent of his nationalist agenda

Bill Scher, POLITICO: “Why Bannon lost and the globalists won

Mehdi Hasan, The Intercept: “Steve Bannon is gone, but his bigotry stays in the White House

Hyatt, The Atlantic move ahead with campaign

The Atlantic: “Speaking of Hope

Ilyse Liffreing, Digiday: “Hyatt deliberated scrapping its new branded-content work after Charlottesville riots

Katie Richards, AdWeek: “Hyatt celebrates understanding 50 years after it opened its door to civil rights leaders

Adriane Pasquarelli, AdAge: “Amid racial tension, Hyatt pushes understanding in new spot

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s big break?!

Frank Pallotta, CNN: “Obi-Wan Kenobi film may be coming to the ‘Star Wars’ galaxy

Andrew Liptak & Bryan Bishop, The Verge: “What would an Obi-Wan Kenobi film mean for the future of the Star Wars franchise?

Blair Marnell, Nerdist: “What can we expect from the Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone film?

Anthony Breznican, Entertainment Weekly, “Obi-Wan Kenobi movie in the works as a Star Wars spinoff