Views Preview: Is It Time To Bring Reporters In Out Of The Storm?

Sep 12, 2017

Reporters have been wrapping themselves around street signs and lampposts since Dan Rather’s first hurricane live shot during Hurricane Carla in 1961. We tell our audiences to stay inside, is it time to take our own advice? 

Sopan Deb, New York Times: “As Irma’s winds rise, so does a debate over tv storm reporting

David Gelles, New York Times, “Weather Channel goes into overdrive covering back-to-back hurricanes

James Warren, Poynter: “Why local viewers are watching their local hurricane coverage

James Warren, Poynter: “When the newsroom has to evacuate

Oliver Darcy, CNN Money: “At the Miami Herald, newsroom turns into shelter for reporters and their families

Staff, WLRN: “INTERACTIVE: A portrait of Hurricane Irma, by the people caught in it

Abby Ohlheiser, Washignton Post: “A running list of viral hoaxes about Irma – including one from the White House

Ed Mazza, HuffPost: “White House social media director busted for tweeting fake news

Georgina Rannard, BBC: “Hurricane Irma: No such thing as category six storm

Karen K. Ho, Columbia Journalism Review: “Univision goes on lockdown ahead of Irma

Oliver Darcy, CNN Money: “Rush Limbaugh evacuates Florida home after floating unfounded theories about Hurricane Irma

Jonah Engel Bromwich, New York Times: “Harvey and Irma, married 75 years, marvel at the storms bearing their names

Ed Mazza, Huffington Post: “Kirk Cameron: Hurricanes are sent by God for ‘humility, awe and repentance

Tagging fake news

Jason Schwartz, POLITICO: “Tagging fake news on Facebook doesn’t work, study shows

Shan Wan, Nieman Journalism Lab: “Adding a ‘disputed’ label to fake news seems to work, a little. But for some groups it actually backfires

Fast Company: “Tagging fake news on Facebook may make no difference – and could even backfire

‘The View’ & The Huckabees

Rebecca Shapiro, Huffington Post: “Whoopi Goldberg calls out Sarah Huckabee Sanders to her face

David Edwards, Raw Story: “’Their hatred of Donald Trump is so irrational’: Mike Huckabee attacks View hosts day after on-air thrashing

Fox News Radio: “Gov. Mike Huckabee on the ladies of The View attacking him: I will let the audience decide who is right and who is wrong

Rebecca Shapiro, Huffington Post: “Whoopi Goldberg is officially ‘pissed off’ at Mike Huckabee

The ethics of going undercover

Shraddha Kakade, Poynter: “Was Indian journalist’s undercover sting justified? After a suicide, ethical questions remain

Staff, The Wire: “Authorities urged to drop charges against journalist behind ‘Sahayak System” story

FE Online, Financial Express: “Indian army jawan Roy Mathew’s suicide: Anguished family says ‘no one helping us, want to know what happened’

Prashant Reddy Thikkavarapu, The Hoot: “The Supreme Court petition on the Quint sting

Press Council of India: “Norms of Journalistic Conduct

RT… foreign agents?

Max Kuther, Newsweek: “RT claims its associates asked to register as foreign agents in U.S.

Hunter Walker & Michael Isikoff, Yahoo News: “Sputnik, the Russian news agency, is under investigation by the FBI

Maya Kosoff, Vanity Fair: “How Russia turned Americans into weapons in its information war

RT: “US DOJ uses WWII-era legislation to demand that RT supplier register as a ‘foreign agent’

Greg Walters, VICE News: “FBI wants to know if Russia’s Sputnik is Kremlin propaganda

Going after Jezebel & its editors

Jenna Amatulli, Huffington Post: “Hulk Hogan’s lawyer is now going after Jezebel, editors

Julia Marsh & Lia Eustachewich, New York Post: “Hulk Hogan’s lawyer sets signs on new target: Jezebel

Tom Kludt, CNN Money: “Attorney who helped take down Gawker now targets sister blog Jezebel

Jeremy Barr, Hollywood Reporter: “Harvey Levin’s Fox News show to profile Hulk Hogan

Club Mickey Mouse

Sami Main, AdWeek: “Disney’s new generation of Mouseketeers debuts a show for social audiences only

Hoai-Tran Bui, /Film: “Meet the line-up of the ‘Mickey Mouse Club’ reboot

Timothy J. Seppala, Engadget: “Facebook and Instagram are home to the new ‘Club Mickey Mouse’ show

Todd Spangler, Variety: “Disney launches ‘Club Mickey Mouse,’ rebooting classic kids show for social media

Megan Farokhmanesh, The Verge: “Mickey Mouse Club is returning as a show on Facebook