Journalism

Fox anchor Bret Baier: Trump's avoided a real 'news' interview for 500 days -- and Sean Hannity doesn't count

Bret Bair, anchor of the Fox News program <i>Special Report</i>, said on Tuesday that it had been over 500 days since President Donald Trump was interviewed …

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Tronc and Axios Are In Talks For a News Partnership

Potential partnership comes after tug-of-war over D.C. bureau<p>By<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@benmullin<p>benjamin.mullin@wsj.com<p>Newspaper owner Tronc Inc. TRNC -0.38% is in talks with the news startup Axios to syndicate its coverage in the Los Angeles Times, people …

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Media biased against Trump, Kurtz writes

Fox News media critic says in his new book that the Trump era 'radicalized' him.<p>Veteran media reporter and Fox News host Howard Kurtz portrays the news media in a new book as excessively negative in its treatment of President Donald Trump and essentially serving as opposition to the White …

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A Michigan Man Was Arrested For Threatening To Kill CNN Employees For Being ‘Fake News’

While News Corp Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch squares off with Facebook and Google regarding the media’s current “fake news” epidemic, others are taking President Trump’s favorite insult for the press a little too much to heart. According to the <i>Washington Post</i>, Novi, Michigan resident Brandon …

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How a new technology is changing the lives of people who cannot speak

Millions are robbed of the power of speech by illness, injury or lifelong conditions. Can the creation of bespoke digital voices transform their ability to communicate? By Jordan Kisner<p>Last November, Joe Morris, a 31-year-old film-maker from London, noticed a sore spot on his tongue. He figured …

Long-form Journalism

WaPo Staffers Fighting for Better Wages Told to Sit Down, Shut Up, and Be Grateful for Jeff Bezos

The narrative casting Jeff Bezos as a transformative media baron hit new heights in 2017. His <i>Washington Post</i> consistently set the political narrative …

U.S. Politics

Selling Airborne Opulence to the Upper Upper Upper Class

‘Trump Force One,” a quarter-century-old Boeing 757, might not be the largest, or the fastest, or the most expensive private aircraft in the world, but it holds the undeniable virtue of being the most famous. With a pair of powerfully inefficient Rolls-Royce RB211 turbofan engines, the plane was …

Long-form Journalism

Megyn Kelly vs. Jane Fonda: A Post-Irony Feud for the Ages

Trump is president and ex-Fox star Megyn Kelly, now working across the street from left-wing MSNBC, is feuding with a former Viet Cong sympathizer over a face lift. Welcome to 2018.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p><b>Megyn Kelly</b> has vaulted us into a Post-Irony Age. At …

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Forget The Headlines -- Murdoch Control Of Sky News Is Just Delayed

It depends which headline you read today what you will take out of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) report on 21st Century Fox's bid for …

Advertising Industry

'CBS Evening News' Executive Producer Steve Capus to Depart Program

Mosheh Oinounou will replace him in the role<p>Steve Capus, the executive producer of “CBS Evening News” since 2014, is departing the program in a few …

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Media hatred: How long before one of the messengers is actually killed?

On Sunday, excerpts from the new book <i>Media Madness: Donald Trump, the Press, and the War Over the Truth</i> by Howard Kurtz – a media analyst at Fox News – were published. On Tuesday, CNN reported that a Michigan man was arrested last week after he allegedly called CNN several times, threatening to …

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Can newspapers make real changes under the constant threat of layoffs?

Ben Conarck wanted to work in local journalism.<p>Despite the relentless crawl of bad news for the industry, he still does.<p>“It’s terrifying, honestly, …

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Employees thank Time CEO with ‘Dead Poets Society’ tribute

With the Meredith acquisition of Time Inc. expected to close in about a week, there appears to be a “Dead Poets Society”-like attitude forming inside …

News Industry

Chartbeat's former CEO lays out why Rupert Murdoch is wrong in every way regarding his quest to get Facebook to pay media companies

• <b>Rupert Murdoch recently talked about an interesting idea: Facebook could solve its Fake News PR nightmare by paying legitimate media companies for their content. It's a model that's served the cable industry very well.</b>• <b><br>Here's the problem, explains former Chartbeat CEO Tony Haile: the market dynamics</b> …

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How "Trump Trauma" Is Crippling the News Media (Guest Column)

Fox News analyst Howard Kurtz argues that press misjudgment has upended coverage of the White House and boosted the president's agenda in this …

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Facebook's survey to rank trust of publications asks two questions: “Do you recognize the following websites” and “How much do you trust each of these domains?”

5:54 PM ET, January 23, 2018<p><b>Twitter COO Anthony Noto has resigned to become SoFi CEO, starting March 1</b> — Noto joined Twitter in 2014 after a career …

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Once a pregnant teen, an editor takes on a new challenge: Saving local news

Robyn Tomlin remembers, all too well, the high school teacher who tried to persuade her to drop out of school.<p>“She basically told me I didn’t belong …

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Kim Wall: Inventor ‘tortured reporter’ before killing her on submarine

Prosecutors have said Danish inventor Peter Madsen tied up and tortured Swedish reporter Kim Wall before he either cut her throat or strangled her …

News Media

Matt Drudge: I Had Dinner With Trump, Michael Wolff’s Book is ‘Fabricated Bullsh*t’

<i>Drudge Report</i> creator <b>Matt Drudge</b> released a rare statement today via Twitter in which called out <b>Michael Wolff</b> over what he has written about …

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Community Listening and Engagement Fund

Frequently Asked Questions<p>FAQ<p><b>Name</b>: Community Listening and Engagement Fund (CLEF for short)<p><b>What is it?</b> A fund to help news organizations better …

Nonprofits

Paradise Papers firm worked for bank linked to terrorist financing and organised crime

Appleby client FBME is banned from US financial system<p>The firm at the heart of the Paradise Papers leak provided offshore services to a bank accused of facilitating terrorist financing, transnational organised crime and the Syrian government’s chemical weapons programme.<p>Appleby represented the …

Corruption

Watch Washington Post’s Katherine Graham on her momentous decision to publish the Pentagon Papers

The decision that inspired Steven Spielberg’s critically acclaimed film, ‘The Post’.<p>In May 1997, Katherine Graham, the owner – and publisher – of <i>The</i> …

News Media

People want quality journalism but delivered in a more compelling way, says Edelman's latest update

Yes we did hear that trust continues to languish in our valued democratic institutions (the rather clichéd ‘crisis of trust’ - overall trust in …

Public Relations

Slate’s News Staff Votes to Join WGA East

The editorial staff of Slate has voted to be represented by the WGA East – the latest in a growing list of online news organizations whose writers …

Entertainment Industry

Digging into impact in journalism

Published <b>January 23 2018</b><p>By Katharine Quarmby<p>In <i>Investigative Journalism Works: the Mechanism of Impact</i>, a report for the Bureau, journalist and …

News Media

Columbia journalism school launches civil rights center

NEW YORK – The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism has a new center dedicated to civil rights news coverage.<p>The dean of the New York school, Steve Coll, announced the creation of The Ira A. Lipman Center for Journalism and Civil and Human Rights on Tuesday.<p>Applications for fellowships …

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How to investigate companies found in the Offshore Leaks Database

Published on<p>January 23, 2018<p>Reporting by<p>TIPS<p>How to investigate companies found in the Offshore Leaks Database<p>The Offshore Leaks Database is a …

ICIJ

First up, a correction. In yesterday’s Muck Rack Daily, we incorrectly identified the journalist who wrote Team Trump Bypassed DHS Analysts to Produce Bogus Terror Report. That piece was written by Spencer Ackerman for The Daily Beast.  On to today, where the U.S. government is back in business. After 3 Days of Recriminations, Congress Votes to Reopen the Government, as ...

First up, a correction. In yesterday’s <b>Muck Rack Daily</b>, we incorrectly identified the journalist who wrote Team Trump Bypassed DHS Analysts to Produce …

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'Denver Post' Brings Back Paywall To Sustain Business

The Denver Post is bringing back its paywall this week, but this time it means business.<p>“Time to put a ring on it,” as editorial page editor Chuck …

Digital Media

Journalists Raise Concerns About ‘Fake News’ Rhetoric After Man’s Arrest for Threats to CNN

A man was arrested for making threats on CNN employees in Atlanta, and his use of the term “fake news” has raised concerns that the derisive and …

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