Billie Jean King once tried to find a sustainable business model for feminist sports coverage. Then women's fitness tried to revive the swimsuit model.
George Flickinger, the chief meteorologist for Virginia ABC-affiliate WSET, refused to back down after split-screening a tornado warning during Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals. Flickinger can't seem to catch a break, having previously been fired from KOKI-TV in Tulsa for interrupting an NFL game to warn viewers of wildfires.
A smorgasbord of flubs and Freudian slips.
Looking with fresh eyes at the Wikitorial, the Los Angeles Times' extremely misguided attempt to bring the wiki concept to the newspaper editorial page.
On Thursday, journalism school and media watchdog Poynter announced that it had taken down its "UnNews" database of "websites that repeatedly spread false or misleading information" after several conservative news websites cried foul.
Because what good is a panopticon if you can't generate some clicks?
When it comes to teenagers and porn, people seem to lose their minds — and any memory of the First Amendment.
In January 2017, national media flocked to the small Georgia city to cover a public apology for a lynching — the first in the country. While there, they completely overlooked LaGrange's institutional racism problem.
Thousands of hours of Marion Stokes's personal recordings will now be digitized, one tape at a time.
"I had dreamt of writing for Sports Illustrated since I was a small child, had even turned down a medical school acceptance to pursue that dream. Now the laugh was on me. Only those who've been there can appreciate the bitterness that wells up within."
The great media disruption comes for the Des Moines Register.
Journalism now is a lot more fear and insecurity and a lot less corduroy and Robert Redford, but you'd never know it from what is projected in movies.
There are plenty of voices willing to "debate" their ideological foes, among them Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson, writers at Quillette, and the ragtag Intellectual Dark Web crew. But rarely in good faith. And to what end?
Words are hard (innuendo intended).
Twenty years after Columbine, reporters have plenty of experience covering these tragedies. But balancing the demands of journalism, human curiosity and the well-being of survivors remains a work in progress.
The site, co-founded by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, has promoted misinformation and is known for pro-Trump content.
Another content creator was forced to file a DMCA takedown request after Barstool swiped its content. It's the latest in a long line of complaints against the media company.
The partisan tilt of Fox News is not exactly news, but this supercut from NowThis really puts into perspective the network's respective treatment of President Obama and President Trump.
Eight months after Jones was banned
How a best-selling thriller writer and media hound is spreading a moral panic about pot.
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