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Washington, D.C.
Director, Shared News Initiatives — McClatchy Newspapers
Covers:  newspapers, social media, television, journalism

Now: Director, Shared News Initiatives @McClatchyDC. Then: @Poynter, @WRAL, @UNC, @BarnardCollege, @fwparker. Always: Bookish, Jewish, Mom.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type in 6th grade journalism class & that year got a blue Smith-Corona for my bday. Used typewriters 'til grad school.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Danny Concannon.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email, with specifics about what our audience will learn from the story & why they need this information.

In ‘House of Cards,’ Slugline is the new Politico

poynter.org — " House of Cards " is primarily about politics - old-style power and manipulation in the capital - but it's also about journalism, and how the new replaces the old, over and over.

FOX broadcasts live suicide as car chase ends in suspect shooting himself

poynter.org — During "Studio B with Shepard Smith," Fox News was airing a car chase on a 5-second delay, but that was not enough to prevent the program from showing the suspect shoot himself during the broadcast. Poynter faculty member Al Tompkins, who has covered suicides and car chases, says by email, "There is simply no excuse for this.

President Obama: ‘I read all of the New York Times columnists’

poynter.org — In a lengthy interview with Rolling Stone, President Obama describes where he gets his news: What do you read regularly to keep you informed or provide you with perspectives beyond the inner circle of your advisers? [ Laughs] Other than Rolling Stone? That goes without saying. I don't watch a lot of TV news.

Obama administration’s FOIA record worse than Bush’s

poynter.org — Bloomberg | The New York Times Bloomberg News found that 19 of 20 federal agencies did not comply within 20 days to a request for travel expenses made under the Freedom of Information Act.

ABC ends checkbook journalism, will no longer pay for interviews

poynter.org — The Daily Beast | Poynter ABC is ending a practice that "20/20″ co-anchor Chris Cuomo just last month called " the state of play." The network will no longer pay licensing fees to sources involved in stories. "It was starting to distract from important work," said Jeffrey Schneider, Senior Vice President, Communications, ABC News.

Datelines, Bylines, Other Lines

poynter.org — Like most columns, this one started with a question: Is there a standard policy on datelines and bylines? One question quickly turned into a series of questions when it became clear that there is no single accepted practice. So, how do readers know what datelines and bylines mean?

First Watch: Clinton papers to be unsealed today

idahostatesman.com — Ukraine latest: Gunmen seized two airports in Crimea early this morning as Russian president Vladimir Putin pledged aid to the Eastern European nation. Clinton papers: Thousands of previously-sealed records will be released starting at 1 p.m. today by the Clinton Presidential Library, including confidential advice given to then-First Lady Hillary Clinton.

First Watch: Biden/Poehler 2016?

mcclatchydc.com — Base changes: Defense spending cuts are likely to affect some military installations in Texas and North Carolina, reports James Rosen, but Missouri Senators are expected to fight the proposed changes there.

First Watch: Clapper's regret, photo reunion, mayoral 'Tonight' cameo

mcclatchydc.com — National security regrets: Director of National Intelligence James Clapper now admits that telling Americans about mass government surveillance of phone records would have been smarter than hiding it. Clapper tells The Daily Beast's Eli Lake: "I probably shouldn't say this, but I will. Had we been transparent about this from the outset right after 9/11...

First Watch: Mondale mourned, Facebook turns 10

mcclatchydc.com — Here's something to make Millenials feel old: Facebook turns 10 years old today. Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a note on the site today, looking back on the decade: When I reflect on the last 10 years, one question I ask myself is: why were we the ones to build this?
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May 08, 2015

I'm very excited: Natalie Portman will play Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the movie, ‘On The Basis Of Sex’ deadline.com/2015/05/natali… h/t @dylanbyers

May 07, 2015

MT @repwalterjones: A great update on the effort to preserve the Corolla Wild Horses #obx: is.gd/2oy1cE pic.twitter.com/NZaK4E9wpt

May 07, 2015

Haunting narrative of a college runner: "Life must be Instagrammed -- in more ways than one." ow.ly/MFiFz pic.twitter.com/aoMg83jpTq

May 07, 2015

Insightful research from @towcenter on news metrics, based on @chartbeat @nytimes @gawker: ow.ly/MFgfu pic.twitter.com/usRsgImNN1

May 05, 2015

RT @brainpicker: Happy birthday, Nellie Bly! How this fierce pioneer paved the way for women in journalism buff.ly/1chwMr6 pic.twitter.com/ehMyvT4SQ6

May 04, 2015

In Baltimore, a gun may have fired accidentally in incident seen at first as a police shooting ow.ly/MvqmU pic.twitter.com/qFrLZFBEU6

May 04, 2015

MT @hannahallam: Current situation: police cordon on 1 side, crowd across the street. Details murky. witness said man 'fighting w/police'



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