What’s Going On At NYT’s Opinion Pages?

Editor James Bennet promised a re-invention of the paper’s op-eds. It’s put him in the crosshairs.

COMMENTARY BY ERIK WEMPLE

Michael Wolff Is Crumbling Before Our Eyes

Media Orgs Sue For Parkland Footage

CNN, The Miami Herald and The South Florida Sun Sentinel filed a civil lawsuit in Broward Circuit Court today in an effort to obtain footage of the outside of the building where the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took place earlier this month.

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‘Today’ Unveils New Studio 1A

Bethel McKenzie Named SPJ Executive Director

The Society of Professional Journalists today announced that veteran journalist and association leader Alison Bethel McKenzie will become its 20th executive director. “Alison is a game changer for SPJ,” said SPJ National President Rebecca Baker. “Her track record of successes, both as a working journalist and a tireless advocate for press rights and the practice of […]

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KNTV Cameras Reveal Car Break-In Epidemic

NBC’s Melvin To Keynote News Anchor Summit

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Reporter Susanna Song Leaving WBBM Chicago

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Boston Anchor Christa Delcamp Joins WBTS

DMA 1: NEW YORK

WNBC ND Sullivan Heading To NBC News

Susan Sullivan’s last day will be in early March. She joined the NBC O&O in 2009.

YouTube Struggles To End Fake News Crisis

Eliminating conspiracy videos in the wake of the Parkland shooting is like a game of content moderation whack-a-mole.

Public Radio Stations To Relaunch Shuttered DCist, Gothamist Local News Sites

DMA 74: OMAHA

Vonn Jones Named KETV News Director

The assistant news director is promoted to succeed the retiring Rose Ann Shannon at Hearst’s ABC affiliate in Nebraska.

RTDNA Answers NRA’s Media Claim

Yesterday, National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch, speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, said: “Many in legacy media love mass shootings.” RTDNA condemn her remarks and said today, in part: “We cannot make our communities better if we do not understand them, and as journalists we have dedicated our lives to uncovering challenges, understanding issues and uplifting each other’s voices. We are journalists and we do what we do because you have a need to know and understand the world around you.”

CNN Denies Scripting Town Hall Questions

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Gray’s Howell On The Changing TV Business

The local television business continues to rapidly change with acquisition, consolidation and a push towards new digital streams. With 100 stations across 57 television markets and over 7,200 hours of monthly original local content, Gray Television’s Hilton Howell is no stranger to these shifts.

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TVN’s Harry Jessell Talks TV On Kreiner’s Korner

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KUSA News Campaign Authentic In Every Way

DMA 24: PITTSBURGH

Weekend Anchor Bofta Yimam Leaves WTAE

Mleczko To Do Color Analysis For NHL Game

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — AJ Mleczko understands there is not a lot of women’s hockey on television outside the Olympics. Mleczko took home Olympic gold with the U.S. in 1998 and silver in 2002. She took on a broadcaster’s role for the 2006 Games. And now she will make the transition to men’s hockey […]

Tronc Looking Into Buying TheStreet

Conservative Anger At News Media Runs Deep

The first panel of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference took aim at the press, and the attacks did not let up from there.

NPR Sets Harassment Measures After Investigation

National Public Radio has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive. The new measures, adopted unanimously by NPR’s board, include changes in management structure, a diversity and inclusion committee, and pay audits to assess fairness. The […]

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Top 20 Market Social Media Report: Minneapolis

WSJ Builds An Individualized Paywall

Non-subscribers visiting WSJ.com now get a score, based on dozens of signals, that indicates how likely they’ll be to subscribe. The paywall tightens or loosens accordingly: “The content you see is the output of the paywall, rather than an input.”

CNN’s Town Hall Draws Nearly 3M Viewers

The event, led by Jake Tapper, bests cable news during its two-hour run on Wednesday night.

Margaret Brennan To Host ‘Face the Nation’

The CBS News senior foreign affairs correspondent will add moderator of the Sunday morning franchise beginning Feb. 25. She succeeds John Dickerson who moved to CBS This Morning last month to fill the seat formerly occupied by Charlie Rose.

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WPVI Anchor Writes Open Letter To Fla. Shooting Victim

DMA 47: NORFOLK, VA

WVEC Switches To New Logo, Tegna Graphics

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WPVI, Paper Partner To Study Health Care Costs