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Callimachi wins AP award for documenting bodies in Ivory Coast

poynter.org — Romenesko Memos AP West Africa correspondent Rukmini Callimachi documented at least 113 bodies held in four morgues, and there were likely many more in five other morgues that she was refused access to. "For persistence at her own peril in uncovering proof of post-election killings in Ivory Coast, Callimachi wins this week's $500 [Beat of the Week] prize," writes AP senior managing editor Mike Oreskes.
Jul 30, 2014

European Ransoms Bankrolling Al-Qaeda nyti.ms/1tp2xnF @rcallimachi's risk-it-all journalism is awesome, also: bit.ly/1k7oa8U

San Antonio Express-News spikes column critical of big advertiser

poynter.org — Plaza de Armas Elaine Wolff is told that Express-News columnist Scott Stroud's spiked piece was about H-E-B grocery stores in black neighborhoods that are badly in need of renovation and stocked with produce and meats that the company wouldn't sell in wealthier parts of town.

Newspaper Guild calls on HuffPo’s unpaid writers to withhold their work

poynter.org — Romenesko Misc. A Guild release says: "In response to the Huffington Post's refusal to compensate its thousands of writers in the wake of its $315 million merger with AOL, the Newspaper Guild has requested a meeting with company officials to discuss ways the Huffington Post might demonstrate its commitment to quality journalism.
Oct 07, 2015

RT @deep_beige: Apparently things didn't work out with the NewsGuild which did, after all, call for a boycott against HuffPo in 2011 poynter.org/news/mediawire…

Editor & Publisher ®

editorandpublisher.com — Good Morning, I wanted to let you know that today we are offering eligible, long-term Gannett employees within certain business segments and departments of our company the opportunity to take advantage of an early retirement program.
Aug 31, 2015

RT @JournalismBuzz: Editor & Publisher: Gannett Offers Early Retirement Package to Veteran Employees, 55 and O... bit.ly/1IpTvsR #j…

Is it OK for a reporter to smoke pot to get a source to trust him?

poynter.org — Washington Post Gene Weingarten says this is based on a true story: A Washington Post reporter is sent to a small Midwestern city to profile an ordinary man involved in an issue of national importance.
Jun 12, 2015

@spencermweiss Not at all! I'm more looking at how carefully worded the piece is. It's actually an old debate poynter.org/news/mediawire…

How The Daily’s David Knowles came up with the ‘Best. Lede. Ever.’

poynter.org — Romenesko Misc. | The Daily He coulda been a credenza. That lede on David Knowles' piece about the estate of Marlon Brando suing a retailer over its "Brando" furniture line has gone viral. "I've been pretty surprised by the reaction," Knowles tells me. "Right away, I heard back from a few editors at the Daily.

Why NYT doesn’t attend White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

poynter.org — New York Observer "We are not being holier than thou [by not attending], or criticizing anyone who chooses to go," says Times Washington bureau chief Dean Baquet.
Apr 26, 2015

Here's NYT's then-DC Bureau Chief @deanbaquet explaining in 2011 why NYT won't attend WH Correspondents Dinner poynter.org/news/mediawire…

Apr 26, 2015

RT @ggreenwald: Here's NYT's then-DC Bureau Chief @deanbaquet explaining in 2011 why NYT won't attend WH Correspondents Dinner poynter.org/news/mediawire…

Apr 26, 2015

RT @ggreenwald: Here's NYT's then-DC Bureau Chief @deanbaquet explaining in 2011 why NYT won't attend WH Correspondents Dinner poynter.org/news/mediawire…

Apr 26, 2015

RT @ggreenwald: Here's NYT's then-DC Bureau Chief @deanbaquet explaining in 2011 why NYT won't attend WH Correspondents Dinner poynter.org/news/mediawire…

Apr 26, 2015

RT @ggreenwald: Here's NYT's then-DC Bureau Chief @deanbaquet explaining in 2011 why NYT won't attend WH Correspondents Dinner poynter.org/news/mediawire…

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No Spin Zone is No Talk Zone when O’Reilly gets upset

One thing we've learned: Fast-food lovers can get awfully testy!

obscurestore.typepad.com — The many excellent (if I may so myself) OS&RR offerings from October 1, 2003 included a story about a Burger King drive-thru customer who got out of her car, went into the restaurant and slapped an employee over a screwed up order. There's been a lot of fast-food violence reported on my site over the years!

Judge who handed out condom-filled acorns can return to bench

obscurestore.typepad.com — The judge claims he uses the stuffed nuts in his courtroom to help raise awareness of safe sex and the effectiveness of condoms against pregnancy and disease. The Court of Judicial Disciple said that "his preoccupation with acorns is mystifying," but the guy is still fit for the bench.
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Feb 11, 2016

RT @hfuhrmann: The headline, from a Michigan daily, reminded several of us of a regrettable error in our old paper's past. twitter.com/romenesko/stat…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @hfuhrmann: When eight former @latimes copy editors met for lunch, we had to talk about headlines, of course. Here's one. pic.twitter.com/peD3nf76xd

Feb 10, 2016

How the presidential campaign looks through the eyes of a foreign journalist. wapo.st/23X1CLW?tid=ss…

Feb 10, 2016

Journalism student defends her appraisal ("sterile") of New York Times newsroom. adweek.it/1Pm1AWn

Feb 10, 2016

Former Virginian-Pilot editor dies in front of the Virginian-Pilot building; his body is left there for hours. bit.ly/1SH0skd

Feb 10, 2016

Donald Trump to "Morning Joe" crew: "You guys have been supporters." cnnmon.ie/1QroTf1

Feb 10, 2016

Kill the Sunday paper, and other suggestions for saving the Chicago Sun-Times. bit.ly/1mskP6e

Feb 10, 2016

@Morning_Joe Funny to hear (on SiriusXM) the "Morning Joe" gang panic when Trump thanked them for being supporters.

Feb 09, 2016

Mount St. Mary's U. fires student newspaper adviser after president's "drown the bunnies" remark is published. insidehighered.com/news/2016/02/0…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @BostonGlobe: The Boston Courant said it is ceasing publication after its owners lost a wrongful termination lawsuit bos.gl/WjtLlwQ


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