Pointers from the press
On the heels of yesterday's Facebook revelation, Columbia Journalism Review asks, "What happens when platforms turn into publishers?" (250+ shares as of this moment). Across the pond, The Telegraph blares the prediction that BBC News will "sack" Jeremy Clarkson today after an investigation found he did assault a producer (and got 42,000 whopping shares in the process). "This is garbage, BBC. Who among us hasn't assaulted someone in a row over steak and chips?" muses Jesse Spector with Sporting News. Over at the Guardian, they're offering a clever, fun look at when UK political leaders were first mentioned in their pages (400+). Some interesting BuzzFeed tidbits were revealed in this tale of tax credits. "Buzzfeed got $4 million in tax credits from NY after threatening a move to Jersey," summarizes Boston Globe's Jason Tuohey. And after an "unexplained delay," ESPN 980's "The Man Cave" will finally debut (500+).