Views Preview: The Influence of Social Media Influencers Like Kylie Jenner

Feb 27, 2018

Kylie Jenner sent one tweet about a change in her Snapchat use and the company’s stock lost $1.3 billion in value. What did she say to cause investors to lose faith in the ephemeral platform? 

Justina Vasquez, Bloomberg Technology: “In one tweet, Kylie Jenner wiped out $1.3 billion of Snap’s market

Kaya Yuriff, CNN: “Snapchat stock loses$1.3 billion after Kylie Jenner tweet

Aja Romano, Vox: “Did Kylie Jenner cause Snapchat to lose more than $1 billion in a day? Probably not.

Karol Markowicz, Fox News: “Kylie Jenner breaks up with Snapchat, and the $1.3 billion loss in stock value is a lesson for other companies

Krystin Arneson, Glamour: “Kylie Jenner’s tweet about Snapchat had an incredible effect on Facebook’s value

Gov. Greitens Indicted

Jason Hancock, Bryan Lowry & Lindsay Wise, Kansas City Star: “Gov. Greitens indicted for felony invasion of privacy stemming from affair

Credit St. Louis Public Radio

Associated Press: “Indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens could have political ripples

Mitch Smith & John Eligon, New York Times: “Indicted Missouri governor resists pressure to resign

David A. Graham, The Atlantic: “The spectacular implosion of Eric Greitens

Nathan Lawrence, KBIA: “What you need to know about the Greitens indictment

V.v.B, The Economist: “Can Eric Greitens hold on to a job?

Jasmine Huda, Fox2: “Sheena Greitens speaks at Washington University hours after husband indicted

Daphne Psaledakis, Columbia Missourian: “Missouri’s possible next governor Mike Parson described as ‘a straight shooter’

Editorial, Columbia Daily Tribune: “Greitens’ effectiveness to lead is tapped out

Are First Spouses Fair Game?

Rebecca Savransky, The Hill: “CNN’s Chris Cuomo breaks down laughing when discussing Trump’s marriage

Kate Bennett, CNN: “Melania Trump re-emerges amid marriage scrutiny

Moncia Hunter-Hart, Bustle: “The ‘Will Melania leave Donald Trump’ poll is all kinds of gross

Martha Ross, The Mercury News: “More humiliation for Melania Trump? First lady’s White House departure raises questions amid new infidelity allegation

Inside the Tribune

Terry Ganey, Gateway Journalism Review: “The Tribune’s Tragedy”

Stoneman Douglas Students

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “‘Scripted’ controversy: CNN releases emails of correspondence with Florida student

Peter Burke, WPLG-TV: “CNN refutes Parkland school shooting survivor’s ‘scripted’ question claim

Justin Caruso, The Daily Caller: “Here is everything we know about Colton Haab and CNN

Haley Miller, Huffington Post: “CNN says it didn’t ask Florida shooting survivor to read a scripted question

Alexandra King, CNN: “Parkland survivor says thanks to online conspiracy theories

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “The ‘scripted’ town-hall question: A CNN non-scandal

Associated Press: "Shooting survivor's father admits email changes in CNN spat"

John Kruzel, Politifact: “School shooting survivor claims CNN asked him to read ‘scripted’ question

Joel B. Pollak, Bretibart: “CNN alleges hero student who claimed ‘scripted question’ doctored email evidence

Jacqueline Thomsen, The Hill: “Trump hit CNN as ‘fake news’ over Florida student’s claim network gave him scripted question

Paul Fahri, Washington Post: “What is Gateway Pundit, the conspiracy-hawking site at the center of the bogus Florida ‘crisis actors’ hype?

Paul P. Murphy, CNN: “InfoWars’ main YouTube channel is two strikes away from being banned

Jack Nicas & Sheera Frenkel, New York Times: “Facebook and Google struggle to squelch ‘crisis actor’ posts

Jefferson Graham, USA Today: “7 days from fringe to mainstream: How a conspiracy theory ricocheted around the web

Sinclair’s FCC workaround

Cynthia Littleton, Variety: “Sinclair plans to sell Tribune’s New York, Chicago TV stations to comply with FCC

Lorraine Mirabella, Chicago Tribune: “Sinclair Broadcast will sell WGN-TV, New York station in bid to buy Tribune Media

Holden Wilen, Baltimore Business Journal: “Sinclair lays out plan to sell WGN, other stations to win approval for Tribune deal

Chris Ariens, AdWeek: “Sinclair will sell WPIX, WGN, other stations before closing Tribune deal” 

The return of Gothamist sites

Ryan Grenoble, Huffington Post: “Gothamist to rise from the dead, thanks to anonymous donors and public radio

David Pierson & Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, Los Angeles Times: “KPCC buys LAist: Public radio stations are reviving Gothamist websites

Justin Wm. Moyer, Washington Post: “Public radio stations to relaunch shuttered DCist, Gothamist local news sites

Issie Lapowsky, Wired: “Gothamist lives, thanks to a boost from public radio

Hadas Gold, CNN: “Gothamist, DCist and LAist are coming back from their sudden deaths

Kristen Hare, Poynter: “After sudden death, local public radio stations are bringing Gothamist, DCist and LAist back to life