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Huffington Post senior media reporter; NYU adjunct professor michael.calderone@huffingtonpost.com

Politico Denies Unionizing Effort Was Behind Reporter's Departure

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- Politico confirmed Thursday that labor reporter Mike Elk is no longer with the company and said his efforts to unionize the newsroom were not the reason for his departure, according to a company statement provided to The Huffington Post. "Mike Elk no longer works at POLITICO," the statement read.
Aug 20, 2015

.@Politico confirms labor reporter Mike Elk no longer w/ company, says unionizing effort not reason for departure. huffingtonpost.com/entry/politico…

Aug 20, 2015

Politico says labor reporter @MikeElk’s departure “has nothing to do with his union activities” huff.to/1JmA8px

Aug 20, 2015

RT @mlcalderone: Politico says labor reporter @MikeElk’s departure “has nothing to do with his union activities” huff.to/1JmA8px

Aug 20, 2015

RT @mlcalderone: Politico says labor reporter @MikeElk’s departure “has nothing to do with his union activities” huff.to/1JmA8px

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Bloomberg Braces For Layoffs, Washington Bureau On Edge

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK - Bloomberg is bracing for layoffs in the coming weeks, the latest shake-up at a media company where editorial priorities and executives' power have shifted greatly over the past year. The New York Post first reported Thursday that 100 cuts were expected around Labor Day, with political and government coverage the primary target.
Aug 20, 2015

Bloomberg braces for layoffs, with Washington bureau on edge huff.to/1UVL7u7

Aug 20, 2015

"Bloomberg Politics will likely relaunch with a Twitter-like news feed covering the churn of the days political news" huffingtonpost.com/entry/bloomber…

Aug 20, 2015

RT @tomgara: "Bloomberg Politics will likely relaunch with a Twitter-like news feed covering the churn of the days political news" huffingtonpost.com/entry/bloomber…

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McDonald’s Silent On Trespassing Charges Against Journalists At Ferguson Restaurant

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- Since St. Louis County prosecutors filed charges last week against two journalists for trespassing and interfering with police at a McDonald's restaurant during last year's demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, the fast food chain has not commented. St. Louis County police arrested The Huffington Post's Ryan J.

Media Coalition Protests Charges Against Huffington Post And Washington Post Reporters

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, in a letter signed by 38 news outlets and media organizations, called Tuesday on St. Louis County officials to drop charges against The Huffington Post's Ryan J. Reilly and The Washington Post's Wesley Lowery.
Aug 18, 2015

media coalition says St. Louis County is pretty dumb huff.to/1E15AcK (they're charging journos for the crime of being at McDonalds)

Aug 18, 2015

HuffPost, WaPo, AP, Bloomberg, McClatchy, Daily Beast, Daily News, First Look and more say charges should be dropped: huff.to/1J0SNpz

Aug 18, 2015

RT @mlcalderone: HuffPost, WaPo, AP, Bloomberg, McClatchy, Daily Beast, Daily News, First Look and more say charges should be dropped: huff.to/1J0SNpz

Aug 18, 2015

Media coalition protests charges against Huffington Post and Washington Post journalists m.huffpost.com/us/entry/55d36… via @HuffPostMedia

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Politico Labor Reporter Mike Elk Apparently Out

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- Labor reporter Mike Elk appears to no longer work at Politico, a news organization he joined in September and has been trying to unionize since late last year. Elk's company bio now redirects to Politico's homepage. An email sent to Elk's Politico address bounced back.
Aug 17, 2015

RT @SonnyBunch: Person who never did any work for Politico now officially not doing work for Politico. huffingtonpost.com/entry/mike-elk…

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The Times-Picayune, Heroic During Hurricane Katrina, Braces For More Cuts As 10th Anniversary Nears

huffingtonpost.com — In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, many Times-Picayune staffers couldn't return home. Some were separated from their families. And the future of their newspaper, published since the waning days of Andrew Jackson's presidency, was, like the city itself, in jeopardy.
Aug 18, 2015

New Orleans newspaper that won Pulitzers for Katrina coverage facing more cutbacks. m.huffpost.com/us/entry/55cf5… via @HuffPostMedia

Aug 17, 2015

New Orleans newspaper that won Pulitzers for Katrina coverage facing more cutbacks. m.huffpost.com/us/entry/55cf5… via @HuffPostMedia

Aug 17, 2015

RT @brownjen: The Times-Picayune, Heroic During Hurricane Katrina, Braces For More Cuts As 10th Anniversary Nears huffingtonpost.com/entry/times-pi…

Aug 17, 2015

RT @mlcalderone: Times-Picayune (and rival paper full of ex-T-P staffrs) taking different approaches to Katrina 10 year anniversary: huff.to/1TLZ37r

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Washington Post Reporter Wesley Lowery Charged For Doing Journalism In Ferguson

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK - Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery has been charged with trespassing and interfering with a police officer's performance, a chilling setback for press freedom coming nearly a year after he was arrested in Ferguson, Missouri. Lowery was arrested on Aug.
Aug 11, 2015

RT @HuffingtonPost: Washington Post reporter charged with trespassing for reporting in Ferguson huff.to/1MlzF9B pic.twitter.com/xIY5gdWOq3

Aug 10, 2015

RT @mlcalderone: Just confirmed @ryanjreilly will also face charges for journalism in Ferguson: huff.to/1J0n3SC

Aug 10, 2015

RT @HuffingtonPost: Washington Post reporter charged with trespassing for reporting in Ferguson huff.to/1MlzF9B pic.twitter.com/xIY5gdWOq3

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Donald Trump Hijacks The 2016 Election News Cycle By Phone

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- Presidential candidate Donald Trump dominated the political news cycle over the weekend, after suggesting in a Friday phone interview with CNN that Fox News' Megyn Kelly asked such tough questions during Thursday's GOP debate because she was menstruating.
Aug 11, 2015

I think this is pretty simple. Phone interviews on TV usually sound dull. But Donald Trump phoners are not dull. huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-t…

Aug 11, 2015

Donald Trump dominates weekend political news cycle, doing 9 TV interviews by phone - @HuffingtonPost huff.to/1f5d96a

Aug 18, 2015

@jayrosen_nyu @PaulLewis Networks wouldn't admit Trump gets this privilege because of the ratings he brings: huff.to/1WdcvFA

Aug 11, 2015

Wrote yesterday how Meet the Press allowed Trump on by phone last two weeks: huff.to/1WdcvFA In person Sunday: politi.co/1Tqqwvs

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Vice Media Votes To Unionize As Trend In Digital Media Continues

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- Vice Media has voted to unionize, becoming the largest digital media company to do so amid a string of recent organizing efforts, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. While employees at legacy media companies have long had opportunities to join unions, there's been little representation in the digital world until recently.

Fox News Republican Debate Could Set A Ratings Record

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- Expectations are high for Thursday night's Republican primary debate -- not only for the 10 candidates taking the stage in Cleveland, but also for Fox News, the network that will be airing the whole thing.
Aug 06, 2015

First GOP debate of 2012 cycle drew just 3.2 million viewers. Expectations tonight’s could hit 15 million: huff.to/1DtMTyc

Aug 07, 2015

Expectations were high Fox News could set ratings record: huff.to/1DtMTyc Definitely looking that way: cnnmon.ie/1SZpprr

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Aug 29, 2015

Recently wrote on Times-Picayune (& New Orleans Advocate) 10 yrs later: huff.to/1PizZDL Today’s front pages: pic.twitter.com/O1X2DTSNlg

Aug 21, 2015

RT @niemanfdn: Sad news. R.I.P. Dan Reimold (@collegemedia) - ‘the foremost scholar on college media,’ via @romenesko. hvrd.me/RcIyn

Aug 21, 2015

In next NY Mag, @gabrielsherman on Sulzberger succession: "A three-way family contest to become the next publisher of the New York Times."

Aug 21, 2015

NPR’s @MichaelOreskes urges Defense Dept to reconsider language in new manual likening journalists to spies. Letter: scribd.com/doc/275495673/…

Aug 21, 2015

RT @jackshafer: Embargoes are the crime. Inadvertently breaking one should be a misdemeanor. twitter.com/mlcalderone/st…

Aug 21, 2015

Bloomberg editor @wellisz, a 15-year veteran, is out after inadvertently breaking embargo on Fed data bit.ly/1JtNIcH


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