Views Preview: Megyn Kelly criticized for Alex Jones Interview

Jun 13, 2017

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Megyn Kelly is under attack for an interview with Infowars' Alex Jones set to air Sunday evening on NBC. Will the interview expose a conspiracy theorist or just give him a platform to spread his beliefs?

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “Exposing the evil of Alex Jones is crucial. A Megyn Kelly one-on-one is not the way to do it.

Kristine Phillips, Washington Post: “Sandy Hook mother’s outrage at Megyn Kelly: Giving Alex Jones a platform ‘is especially cruel’

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press: “Newtown families angered by Megyn Kelly, NBC featuring ‘Infowars’ conspiracy theorist

Geoff Herbert, Syracuse.com: “Megyn Kelly under fire for Alex Jones interview on Sandy Hook conspiracy theories

Suzanne Vranica, Wall Street Journal: “J.P. Morgan removes NBC News ads over Megyn Kelly interview with Alex Jones

Christine Hauser, New York Times: “Sandy Hook families criticize Megyn Kelly for planned Alex Jones interview

Charlie Warzel, BuzzFeed: “The case for interviewing Alex Jones

Matt Gertz, Media Matters for America: “Megyn Kelly turned to Alex Jones because her struggling show needs a viral moment

Dylan Byers, CNN Money: “NBC Exec defends Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones interview

Comey, Sessions hearings

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “How Comey’s testimony managed to unite our fragmented media for one day

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “’Like feeding seagulls at the beach’: Comey’s unflattering view of news media

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “’In the main, it was not true’: Comey denounces New York Times story

Benjamin Mullin, Poynter: “Contradicted by Comey, the New York Times stands by its reporting

Meghan Keneally & Lauren Pearle, ABC News: “Questions raised by Comey admitting he leaked contents of his memo on Trump

Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “More than 19 million saw Comey testimony on TV

Carla Herreria, Huffington Post: “CNN called Comey’s dad, but Comey picked up the phone instead

Mary Papenfuss, Huffington Post: “Olbermann: Comey testimony most damning of any president ever

Dan Evans-Nakamura, Huffington Post: “Breitbart and the right are using Comey’s testimony to mislead America

Jeff Poor, Breitbart News: “Hannity: ‘James Comey humiliated the mainstream press’ with his testimony

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Comey: You can’t fool the media!

Louis Nelson, POLITICO: “Trump son calls Russia probe a ‘hoax’ and ‘witch hunt’

‘The Americans’ covert advertising

Michael O’Connell, The Hollywood Reporter: “FX pushes cryptic ‘Americans’ Emmy pitch with ‘The Russians Are Here” ads

Cynthia Littleton, Variety: “FX launches covert Emmy promotional campaign for ‘The Americans’”      

Natalie Boyd, PowerPost: “FX is brilliantly promoting The Americans by buying ads around stories about Trump’s alleged Russian connections

Joe Berkowitz, Fast Company: “’The Americans’ just made the savviest ad buy in newspaper history

NPR Reporters Killed

Robert Little: “Not a random attack: New details emerge from investigation of slain NPR journalists

Benjamin Mullin, Poynter: “New reporting raises questions about killing of NPR journalists

Jerrel Floyd & Yang Sun, Investigative Reporting Workshop: “’Their sacrifices will not be forgotten

Reporting on athlete’s criminal history

Danny Moran, The Oregonian: “Luke Heimlich sex crime surfaces as Oregon State baseball nears College World Series

John Canzano, The Oregonian: “Canzano: A deep dive on Luke Heimlich; a sex offense should not split the public

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press: “Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich, a sex offender, asks to be excused from playing for team

Marc Lancaster, The Sporting News: “Oregon State ace Luke Heimlich is registered sex offender, report says

Mark Katches, The Oregonian: “Why we published Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich’s felony conviction (Editor’s notebook)

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Gianforte sentenced in reporter assault

Sam Levin & Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian: “Greg Gianforte sentenced to community service for assaulting Guardian reporter

Ben Jacobs, The Guardian: “’This needs to stop’: Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs’ statement to court

Lydia O’Connor, Huffington Post: “Reporter punched by GOP candidate gives fiery defense of free speech

Holly K. Michels, The Missoulian: “Greg Gianforte pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault

Rachel Bade, POLITICO: “Gianforte sentenced to 40 hours of community service for assaulting reporter

Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “Gianforte to give $50,000 to press freedom group after assaulting reporter

Callum Borchers, Washington Post: “Media groups call on Congress to investigate Greg Gianforte’s ‘body slam’

Lauren Gambino & Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian: “Press groups as Congress to investigate Greg Gianforte over body-slamming reporter

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Guardian US sees contribution spike following Jacobs-Gianforte incident

Vince Mancini, Uproxx: “Democrats should stop trying to fact check their way into success

Public as the public editor?

Benjamin Mullin, Poynter: “The New York Times has changed the headline on its Katy Tur profile (again)

Luisita Lopez Torregrosa, New York Times: “’You can’t rattle her’: Katy Tur on the rise

Benjamin Mullin, Poynter: “Without a public editor, the New York Times’ new Reader Center aims to connect with its audience