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McCain/NYT: The Day After

Once more into the breach…

  • Jay Rosen: “For the New York Times, as Well, Self-Confidence on Ethics Poses Risks

  • Adam Reilly: “NYT McCain story nixed by Globe–corrected!

  • Ari Melber: “Defending McCain from adultery, corruption and the Times.”

  • Will Bunch: “The New York Times grooves one over the middle of the plate for McCain, GOP

  • Brian Montopoli: “In McCain saga, newspaper becomes a story.”

  • Megan Garber: “Five Questions for Bill Keller

  • David Folkenflik: “‘Times’ Draws Criticism for Timing of McCain Story

  • Rem Rieder: “Sorting out the New York Times’ McCain blockbuster

  • David McCumber: “Why we didn’t run the McCain story

  • Howie Kurtz: “N.Y. Times Gets Flak From All Sides on Explosive Story

  • Jack Shafer: “In defense of the New York Times’ takedown.”

  • Clint Hendler: “One of the chief complaints about The New York Times’ story on the relationship between McCain and lobbyist Vicki Iseman is that the paper is implying more than it has proven. That’s certainly true, but as far as journalism goes, it’s an awfully wrongheaded criticism.”

  • Joe Strupp: “Downie: ‘Wash Post’ McCain Story Helped By ‘NYT’ Story

    Big Hat Tip: Romenekso

  • Morning Reading List, 12.26.07

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  • You don’t want a lifetime subscription to Time or Newsweek. Is US Weekly more your style?

    NEWSPAPERS

  • Are you one of the many headed to IA for New Year’s Eve? Politico’s Aoife McCarthy and Michael Calderone lay out your First Night options. And Poltico’s Ryan Grim reports on the social scene among politicos and journos in Des Moines.

  • The NYT wasn’t that impressed with Dana Milbank’s new book.

  • The PEJ Talk Show Index for the week of December 9-14 shows, “All year long, Hillary Clinton has dominated the campaign conversation on the talk airwaves. And last week, signs that the Democratic battle for president might be tightening had many hosts talking up the idea of a Clinton swoon.”

  • Deb Howell says that even critics have their critics (you don’t say…). And Clark Hoyt fields reader questions.

  • Howie Kurtz on covering Iowa.

  • Financial Times named newspaper of the year

  • The Fix asks, “Each state has its Yepsen — the political reporter par excellence who tend to drive the coverage of a campaign or a candidate. … Who are we missing? Live in a state where one political reporter (or political pundit) dominates the landscape? Sound off in the comment section below and we’ll add the list to this post.”

  • The Guardian reports,James Murdoch, the new head of News International, has vowed to ‘set the pace’ in the newspaper industry and promised to decide on the new location for its headquarters ‘in the new year’.”

  • The Washington Post reports, “The adult children of slain New York Times reporter David Rosenbaum have reached a confidential settlement with Howard University Hospital, ending a year-old lawsuit that accused the hospital and D.C. emergency workers of negligence and medical malpractice.”

  • The Los Angeles Times reports, “For the second time in eight years, control of the Los Angeles Times changed hands Thursday, passing from a staid Chicago conglomerate to a private company headed by an unpredictable and colorful billionaire, in a debt-heavy deal that creates tremendous opportunities and risks for one of America’s top newspapers.”

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    TV

  • “Larry King Reflects: When ‘CNN Wasn’t in Washington’”

  • An ABC release announced, “As Iowans become the first in the nation to have their say in the 2008 campaign, ABC News will provide comprehensive coverage of the Iowa Caucuses. On Wednesday, January 2 and Thursday, January 3, ‘World News’ and ‘Nightline’ will both originate from Des Moines, Iowa, with anchors Charles Gibson and Terry Moran reporting from the field. On Thursday, January 3, Diane Sawyer and Chris Cuomo launch ABC News’ full day of coverage with a live broadcast of ‘Good Morning America’ from Des Moines.”

  • What about a license for local reporting?

  • Leonard Shapiro’s annual sports broadcasting “year in review” column.

  • TVNewser reports, “Imus on Brokaw: ‘He’s Not the Guy I’d Want to be In A Foxhole With’”

  • Jim Lehrer on the writing life.

  • A release announced, “Reuters, C-SPAN and Zogby International have joined forces to poll Americans on the 2008 presidential election, starting with polls in the key U.S. presidential primary and caucus states. The effort will kick off on Dec. 30 with daily tracking polls from Iowa ahead of that state’s caucuses scheduled for Jan. 3. Daily tracking polls from New Hampshire will begin on Jan. 4 ahead of that state’s Jan. 8 primary. The polling will continue through the general election in November.”

  • Thomson Financial reports, “Moody’s Investors Service said the downturn in print advertising led by classified advertisements for real estate continues to support its negative rating outlook on the US newspaper industry.”

  • E&P’s Joe Strupp, “Herewith my annual list of the top ten newspaper industry stories — not all of them grim.”

  • USC announced, “Twenty-five arts journalists have been chosen from 18 states to participate as fellows in the fourth National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Arts Journalism Institute in Theater and Musical Theater at USC Annenberg. Through the generous support of the NEA, the Institute will be conducted by USC Annenberg’s School of Journalism in Los Angeles from February 5–15, 2008.” For the full list, click here.

  • A release announced, “The Parents Television Council congratulates several companies for taking responsibility for their television ads that ended up on shows filled with graphic sex, violence or profanity. Television sponsors are often contacted by the PTC to inform them of the type of content they are sponsoring on television, particularly during hours when children are watching, and to call on the companies to reevaluate their sponsorships and media buying guidelines.”

  • In a letter submitted to Citizens United, lawyers for Sen. Barack Obama demanded that Citizens United remove “all audio and video footage of Senator Obama” from its new political documentary, Hillary: The Movie. The film includes a clip of Senator Obama’s Nov. 26, 2007, interview with ABC’s Nightline, in which he criticized Sen. Hillary Clinton for “claiming basically the entire eight years of the Clinton presidency as her own.”

  • TVNewser reports, “CourtTVNews.com Shutting Down”

  • Bloomberg reports, “Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ and ‘The Colbert Report’ will return to production next month without writers. Both shows will resume on Jan. 7, Comedy Central, a unit of Viacom Inc., said today in an e-mailed statement.”

  • Biz Report reports, “A recent survey by Harris Interactive found an increase in the number of television viewers that are turning to the Internet instead of their plasmas for their visual entertainment. The survey of 2,455 U.S. adults showed that overall online viewership has risen from 74 percent last year to 81 percent this year.”

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    ONLINE MEDIA

  • Google reports, “We’re bidding adieu to 2007 with a look back at the breaking news, the big events and the must-have gadgets that captivated us this year (give or take a few weeks; we compile this list by early December). To get a glimpse of what’s been on our collective consciousness, we mined billions of search queries to discover what sorts of things rose to the top. We encourage you to check out our findings to see if you, too, reflect the zeitgeist — the spirit of the times.”

  • Slate says Christmas is possible, but very, very unlikely.

  • ars technica reports, “It’s not every day that a senator takes to the floor to defend “Internet blogs and other Web-based forms of media,” but Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has done just that in his recent push to pass a Freedom of Information Act reform bill he has coauthored with two Republicans.”

  • blingboing reports, “Five years ago, Dave Winer made a ‘long bet’ with New York Times executive Martin Nisenholtz: ‘In a Google search of five keywords or phrases representing the top five news stories of 2007, weblogs will rank higher than the New York Times’ Web site.’”

  • CBROnline reports, “AOL announced it was acquiring New York-based Quigo on November 7 to expand its contextual advertising prowess, which basically matches text adverts to relevant Web pages. Quigo’s two main offerings are: AdSonar, which allows advertisers to buy ads on Websites based on specific pages, sections, topics or keywords; and FeedPoint, a search engine marketing business that helps retail advertisers manage their marketing relationships with search and comparison shopping engines.”

  • The Washington Post reports, “The $3.1 billion merger between Web search king Google and online ad giant DoubleClick approved by U.S. regulators yesterday may create an advertising powerhouse of unrivaled reach and knowledge of Internet users’ lives, desires and interests.”

  • Hollywood Reporter reports, “Ad spending for the first three quarters of 2007 dipped 0.1%, but spending on the Internet continued to soar, with a 15.9% increase over the same period last year, the Nielsen Co. said Thursday.”

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    MAGAZINES

  • IMA reports, “The Economist is drawing up plans for a social network following the decision to invest in its site and socialise its content. The magazine wants to develop a major portal for its 3m readers and create what it calls ‘a conversation between them’.”

  • What did Tucker Carlson learn from his adveture with Ron Paul? “People really hate the Federal Reserve” Learn more here.

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    RADIO

  • An NPR release announced, “The 28th annual New Year’s Eve special Toast of the Nation rings in 2008 with nine hours of live jazz, swing, samba and salsa from leading music venues across the country. NPR Music and WBGO/Jazz88.3FM in Newark, NJ reunite for their 23rd year of co-producing the special, which will air Monday, December 31 from 8:00PM-5:00AM(ET) on NPR Member stations nationwide.”

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    JOBS

  • The Aspen Institute is looking for a MLI Communications Officer.

  • U.S.News & World Report is looking for Summer interns.

  • The News Leader is looking for a Visual Journalist, Still Photography and Videography and for someone to write a great headline for our sports copy editing ad.

  • The The Associated Press is looking for a Medical/Science Writer-Washington DC.

  • Worldwatch Institute is looking for an Environmental Staff Writer.

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education is looking for a Business and Policy Reporter.

  • The Observer Newspapers is looking for a Reporter.

  • CongressDaily is looking for a Reporter.

  • UCG is looking for a Reporter.

  • American Sociological Association is looking for a Media Relations Officer.

  • Congressional Quarterly is looking for a Copy Editor for CQ Today and CQ Weekly.

  • A Fast-growing online business publisher is looking for a Editor-in-Chief.

  • National Public Radio is looking for a Deputy Supervising Senior Editor, News & Information.

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    Hat Tips: DCRTV, TVNewser, IWantMedia, Romenesko, MediaBistro, JournalismJobs, JournalismNext

  • Morning Reading List, 06.18.07

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  • An NBC release announced that since “Meet the Press” did not air at its normal time last Sunday, it was labeled a special by Nielsen “and therefore this edition of ‘Meet the Press’ will not be included in the week or season-to-date average.”

  • Slate’s John Dickerson writes, “No way Scooter Libby is going to prison.”

  • “Financial Times to Follow WSJ with Price Increase”

  • NY Daily News reports, “The progressive network Air America is eliminating its news service at the end of June.”

  • Lee Abrams on “From Radio Wasteland To the New Frontier

  • The AP reports, “When it comes to finding a permanent replacement for Don Imus, only one thing appears certain: David Lee Roth is not a candidate.”

  • CNet reports, “The Bush administration on Thursday blasted a congressional proposal that would shield a broad swath of news gatherers, including some bloggers, from revealing their confidential sources.”

  • Why Wes Clark Moved From FNC To MSNBC

  • If you missed Nathan’s Q&A Cafe with Tina Brown, there are some YouTube clips of the interview where she discusses her book, “The Diana Chronicles.” Washingtonian has more details.

  • “Last week, as the compromise immigration bill collapsed, the issue was the second most popular topic among radio and cable talk shows. According to PEJ’s Talk Show Index for June 3-8, the immigration debate filled 19% of the total talk airtime.”

  • Think Progress reports, “Last week, right-wing radio host Michael Savage was presented a Freedom of Speech award at Talkers Magazine’s annual New Media Seminar. C-SPAN, which aired portions of the two-day event, chose to not air Savage’s acceptance speech because the conservative talker only appeared in a pre-recorded DVD speech. Savage is now claiming he is a victim of censorship.”

  • TVNewser reports, “Thomas Friedman’s best-selling book The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century ‘will provide the theme for a new online environmen’ hosted by MSNBC.com and integrated with MSN, according to The Hollywood Reporter.”

  • From a reader: “You know, I’m the last person who’d defend the Washington Times but that CAIR press release never directly refutes the actual membership numbers cited in the article … (which based them on tax filings).”

  • WWD’s Amy Wicks reports, “Magazine editors are preparing their responses to a letter sent by 41 members of Congress calling on them to stop accepting ‘misleading advertising’ from tobacco companies.”

  • GalleyCat has launched the Friday Trailer Battle.

  • TVNewser has the “Why & How” of the CNN/YouTube Debates and all the details.

  • Eat The Press has some possibilities on who the new TVNewser blogger could be. Could the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Gail Shister be among them?

  • A reader tells us that the Washington Times song site isn’t down, “it’s just that you can only access it from inside the newsroom because it’s part of the Intranet.”

  • DCRTV reports that Sam Litzinger “is leaving his post as midday man on Washington Post Radio, WTWP. The former NPRer will be returning to the CBS Radio Network as a DC-based anchor and has other projects under consideration. … No word on Litzinger’s replacement, but syndicated Glenn Beck has been mentioned as a possibility.”

  • Joe Strupp asks, “Watergate’s 35th Anniversary: Would That Story Have Been Broken Today?”

  • A C-SPAN release announced, “Ian Scott Wilson, a 13-year old documentarian from Falls Church, was recently named a first prize winner in C-SPAN’s national student video competition called ‘StudentCam.’ … Wilson announced plans to donate the prize money to a soldier he met last week at Walter Reed, through the organization, HomesforOurTroops.org.”

  • TVWeek reports, “Contending cable TV programming is growing increasingly ‘coarse’ and ‘indecent,’ four congressmen are unveiling a new bid to require cable and satellite operators to offer subscribers family-friendly choices. Their effort is drawing support from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin and some consumer groups.”

  • B&C reports, “Comcast Opens a Theme Park… In Second Life”

  • “Chicago financier Sam Zell made the rounds on Capitol Hill this week, drumming up support for a buyout of Tribune Co. in an effort to pressure federal regulators to grant waivers necessary to own both newspapers and TV stations in Los Angeles and four other cities,” reports the Los Angeles Times.

  • FT.com reports, “The Economist Group has the ‘capacity and appetite’ for larger acquisitions, said its chief executive on Wednesday, despite handing back more than £50m ($98.7m) to shareholders last year in special and ordinary dividends.”

  • The AP reports, “The New York Times Co. said Thursday that advertising revenue from continuing operations dropped 8.5 percent in May as national, retail and classified ads all declined.”

  • Media Life reports, “With big web users, print takes the hit”

  • New York Times reports, “NBC Developing Web Site for Students”

  • Radio Ink reports, “The NAB has hung a banner from its headquarters in Washington in opposition to what they claim is a proposed government-sanctioned monopoly, the merger of XM and Sirius Satellite Radio. The banner reads ‘Do the Math: XM + Sirius = Monopoly’ and directs web surfers to www.xmsiriusmonopoly.com.”

  • “The Wall Street Journal will raise its weekday newsstand price from $1 to $1.50, starting July 16″

  • “Examiner will launch in LA,” according to Media Life.

  • Chris Wallace featured Lizzie Palmer, a teenager that created a video tribute to troops in Iraq, as Fox News Sunday’s “Power Player,” which highlights individuals who make a difference behind the scenes in Washington. The video has received more than 12 million hits on YouTube.

  • Reuters reports, “Media conglomerate NBC Universal said on Thursday it expects a new online video venture it is building with News Corp. to launch in September.”

    Jobs

  • The Associated Press is looking for a Newsperson on the Business Desk.

  • The Washington Monthly is looking for an Editor/Reporter.

  • The Atlantic Media Company is looking for an Reporter for GovernmentExecutive.com and a Managing Editor for Technology Daily.

    Hat Tips: DCRTV, TVNewser, IWantMedia, Romenesko, MediaBistro, JournalismJobs, JournalismNext

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