Wednesday, July 20, 2011

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Cameron, Murdochs In the Hotseat

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BBC News: "Phone-hacking: Cameron's 'regret' over hiring Coulson"

Cassell Bryan-Low and Paul Sonne, The Wall Street Journal: "Murdochs Are Grilled"

Nick Davies, The Guardian: "Behind Rupert and James Murdoch's gloss, an intensely serious defence"

James Delingpole, The Daily Telegraph: "The Murdochalypse: break and circuses"

NPR: "Tina Brown's Must Reads: Reckoning With Rupert"

Roger Cohen, The New York Times: "In Defense of Murdoch"

Andy fixmer, Ronald Grover and Jeffrey McCracken, Bloomberg: "News Corp. Said to Consider Elevating Chase Carey to CEO"

Murdoch = More Media Regulation?

Mike Collett-White, Reuters: "UK media ponders changes hacking scandal may bring"

Iain Overton, Huffington Post UK: "Analysis: Why Press Reform Could Inhibit Investigative Journalism"

Josh Smith, National Journal: "News Corp. Scandal Adds Fuel To U.S. Media Ownership Debate"

John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable: "News Corp. Fallout: Rep. Bono Mack Seeks Privacy Info From NCTA, Others"

Editorial Board, The Washington Post: "Don't let the response to News of the World go too far" "Ownership Chart: The Big Six"

WSJ: Dodging the Hacking Taint

Review & Outlook, The Wall Street Journal: "News and Its Critics: A tabloid's excesses don't tarnish thousands of other journalists."

Robert L. Pollack, The Wall Street Journal: "The Murdoch Empire -- An Inside View"

Joe Nocera, The New York Times: "The Journal Becomes Fox-ified"

Michael Calderone, Huffington Post: "Wall Street Journal Staffers Push Back: We're Not 'Fox-ified'"

Charles M. Madigan, Chicago Tribune: "Can journalism survive Murdoch?"

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Today's Show

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Hacking Scandal Kills British Tabloid

David Folkenflik, NPR: "Guardian Reporter Rocks Murdoch Empire"

David Carr, The New York TImes: "A Tabloid Shame, Exposed by Earnest Rivals"

Carl Bernstein, Newsweek: "Murdoch's Watergate?"

Simon Dumenco, Advertising Age: "Life After Rupert's Reign: What Will Happen in a Post-Murdoch World?"

Dana Cimilluca and Alistair MacDonald, The Wall Street Journal: "In Turmoil, News Corp. Pivots on BSkyB"

Sky News: "News Corporation Withdraws Bid for BSkyB"

Christopher Hitchens, Slate: "Scandal Sheets"

Elliot Spitzer, Slate: "Prosecute News Corp."

Dow Jones NewsWire: "UK Cameron: Hacking Inquiry Must Be As Robust As Possible"

Peter Wilby, The Guardian: "We shouldn't rejoice in the death of the News of the World"

Who Needs a Laptop?

Aaron Smith, Pew Internet & American Life Project: "Smartphone Adoption and Usage"

Lucia Moses, Adweek: "Philly Papers to Sell Android Tablets"

Briefly: Photoshopped Out of a Job & Relevance of Race

Steve Myers, Romenesko: "AP drops freelance photographer who Photoshopped his shadow out of image"

Columbia Daily Tribune: "Police say shooting was gang-related"

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Today's Show

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Casey, Nancy and the Big Surprise

Ellen Gray, Philadelphia Daily News: "Convicted by viewers, not jurors"

Lucas Shaw, Reuters: "Casey Anthony trial turned into media frenzy"

James Poniewozik, Time: "Casey Anthony is Acquitted; the Media Trial Is Just Beginning"

T. J. Stanley, Los Angeles Times: "Cable TV, social media fuel Casey Anthony trial fascination"

Brian Stelter and Jenna Wortham, New York Times: "Watching a Trial on TV, Discussing It on Twitter"

DSK: A Rush to Judgment?

Karen Freifeld, Bloomberg: "Strauss-Kahn Prosecutors to Decide 'Responsible Thing to Do' in Sex Case"

Steven Erlanger, New York Times: "French See Case Against Strauss-Kahn as American Folly"

Maureen Dowd, New York Times: "When a Predator Collides With a Fabricator"

Amy Davidson, The New Yorker: "What Strauss-Kahn And His Accuser Risked"

Dorian Davis, The Daily Caller: "The media blew the Strauss-Kahn story"

Richard Prince, Maynard Institute: "Quiet Issue: Naming the Maid in DSK Case"

Miles Mogulescu, Huffington Post: "Did Strauss-Kahn Sexually Assault the Hotel Maid? Let the Jury Decide"

David Gauthier-Villars, Wall Street Journal: "Attempted Rape Complaint Against Strauss-Kahn Filed in France"

Government Hit on Pakistani Journalist?

Jane Perlez and Eric Schmitt, New York Times: "Pakistan's Spies Tied to Slaying of a Journalist"

Omar Waraich, Time: "Risky Business: When Pakistani Journalists Take On the ISI"

Rahul Jacob, Farhan Bokhari, Matthew Green and Daniel Dombey, The Financial Times: "US urged to reveal details of murder"

News Corp Under Attack

Matthew J. Schwartz, Information Week: "Fox News Twitter Account Hacked, Claims Obama Killed"

Kenyon Wallace, Toronto Star: "Amid shocking new revelations, British PM to order inquiry into phone-hacking scandal"

David Cutler, Reuters: "Timeline: New hacking revelations hit News Corp"

Sky News: "Murdoch: Phone Hacking Claims 'Deplorable'"