2015/07/30

Why a NYT editor left her job to start the news site Kicker

Huffington Post :: In journalism, the kicker is the end of the story, the takeaway. More generally in any kind of story, it's an interesting twist or turn of events ("the kicker is ..."). 

Read Craig Newmark, www.huffingtonpost.com

Bon Appétit let Samsung take over the cover of its August issue, and readers were not pleased

Digiday :: Bon Appétit let Samsung take over the cover of its August issue, and readers were not pleased. It was parent company Condé Nast’s first execution of its controversial native ad product.

Read Lucia Moses, digiday.com

Rolling Stone's managing editor Will Dana to depart

AdAge :: The managing editor of Rolling Stone, Will Dana, will depart from the publication eight months after the magazine's now-retracted "A Rape on Campus" was published.

Read Declan Harty, adage.com

Guardian, New York Times, Quartz, BuzzFeed, Vice: How do they operate? How do they innovate?

The Media Briefing :: July 23rd saw the publication of a new book, "Innovators in Digital News" exploring the experiences of several key players in the digital news industry.

Read Lucy Küng, www.themediabriefing.com

Newsroom strategies to prevent the harassment that follows doxxing, the public posting of private information

Nieman Lab :: Newsroom strategies to prevent the harassment that follows the public posting of home addresses, phone numbers and journalists’ other personal information.

Read Rose Eveleth, niemanreports.org

Google rejects French request for broader 'right to be forgotten' rules

 The Verge :: The big question to Google isn't the right to be forgotten, it's what kind of jurisdiction individual countries should have over web services that spread across the globe. 

Read Adi Robertson, www.theverge.com

Egypt court delays Al-Jazeera verdict

Reuters :: An Egyptian court has postponed its verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists, lawyers have said.

Read Staff, Reuters, www.theguardian.com

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