Views Preview: Catching a Flick With MoviePass

Feb 6, 2018

It’s prime time for moviegoers, gearing up for the Academy Awards at the end of the month. Many of them are seeing as many films as they want for only $10 a month thanks to a new subscription service called MoviePass. How does it work and why are movie chains so against it? 

Frank Pallotta, CNN Money: “MoviePass CEO: $10 unlimited movie service is playing catching up to its own growth

Sonia Rao, Washignton Post: “MoviePass has 1.5 million subscribers but is it worth it? Where’s everything you need to know.

Anthony D’Alessandro, Deadline: “MoviePass vs. AMC: Ticket service no longer covers chain’s busiest theaters; exhibitor rips ‘false statements’

Benjamin Sherry, Investopedia: “How MoviePass makes (or doesn’t make) money

David Sims, The Atlantic: “Is MoviePass here to stay?

Peter Allen Clark, Mashable: “The 3 best ways to hack your MoviePass

Chris Lee, Vulture: “What’s behind MoviePass’s latest power moves?

Newsweek Management Fired

Gaby Del Valle, The Outline: “What the hell is going on at Newsweek?

Stephen Rex Brown, Leonard Greene & Graham Rayman, New York Daily News: “Newsweek fires editor-in-chief, deputy editor and 3 reporters in possible retaliation for negative coverage

Jon Levine, The Wrap: “Newsweek in chaos as top editors, reporters fired and New York staff sent home

Craig Silverman, BuzzFeed: “Newsweek has fired its top two editors and two senior reporters

Abby Ohlheiser, Washington Post: “Newsweek abruptly fires two top editors

Mike James, USA Today: “Upheaval at ‘Newsweek’: Top editors fired amid investigation

Adrienne Jeffries, The Outline: “Newsweek’s headquarters just got a visit from the police

Ben Dooley, Mother Jones: “Who’s behind Newsweek?

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Inside the Los Angeles Times

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “Los Angeles Times owner will sell paper, ending a long-troubled relationship

Ashley Boucher, The Wrap: “Los Angeles Times owner Tronc to sell paper

Ashley Feinberg, Dave Jamieson & Matt Ferner: “Tronc is building a shadow newsroom full of scabs, L.A. Times staffers fear

Bruce Haring, Deadline: “Los Angeles Times guild demands management answers on ‘shadow newsroom’ operations

Dylan Byers, CNN Money: “What went wrong at the Los Angeles Times?

Tim Aragno & Adam Nagourney, New York Times: “A paper tears apart in a city that never quite came together

Chau Tu, Slate: “The New York Times’ double diss of Los Angeles

Meg James, Los Angeles Times: “New L.A. Times editor Jim Kirk vows ‘fresh start’ to unify newsroom

Credit via Flick user Håkan Dahlström

Killing the Wynn Story

Arthur Kane & Ramona Giwargis, Las Vegas Review Journal: “Las Vegas Review-Journal killed story in 1998 about Steve Wynn sex misconduct claims

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “A Las Vegas paper admits it killed a Steve Wynn story 20 years ago. But there’s more going on here.

Brett Samuels, The Hill: “Las Vegas Review-Journal blocked 1998 story detailing Steve Wynn harassment claims

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “A Las Vegas newspaper killed a story on Steve Wynn. Why can’t anyone recall the details?”

Bringing back the ombudsman

Alexandria Neason, Columbia Journalism Review: “Texas Monthly moves to address the ‘appearance of impropriety

Alexandria Neason, Columbia Journalism Review: “Texas Monthly EIC wades into an ethical gray zone

Sarah Hepola, Texas Monthly, “How Whitney Wolfe Herd changed the dating game

Politifact Backs Off Plan

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “PolitiFact bails on Former Democratic congressman as reader rep

Daniel Funke, Poynter: “PolitiFact hired Democratic and Republican reader reps. Then it fired one.

Memo Madness

Jason Schwartz, POLITICO: “Conservative media get a jump on memo’s release

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “’Law enforcement officials lied’: Fox News host feasts on controversial GOP memo

Oliver Darcy, CNN Money: “Conservative media receives key points from Nunes memo before other news outlets

Pete Vernon, Columbia Journalism Review: “Memo hype reaches fever pitch

Molly K. McKew, POLITICO: “How Twitter bots and Trump fans made #releasethememo go viral”

Brent D. Griffiths, POLITICO: “Comey memos will remain secret for now, judge rules

Super Bowl 2018

Brian Stelter, CNN Money: “NBC blames ‘equipment failure’ for brief blackout during Super Bowl

Sapna Maheshwari, New York Times: “Super Bowl 2018 Commercials: Advertisers prepare for their biggest stages

Joe Drape, New York Times: “’The American Dilemma’: Why do we still watch football?