The Chicago Sun-Times has temporarily eliminated story commenting on its website until it can develop a system that will “foster a productive discussion rather than an embarrassing mishmash of fringe ranting and ill-informed, shrill bomb-throwing,” managing editor Craig … Read more
U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman has sent a letter to Tribune Co. CEO Peter Liguori saying interviews with experts “raised serious concerns about the future of the Los Angeles Times” should the company go ahead with its plan to spin … Read more
The mudslide near Oso, Wash., on March 22 and its aftermath commanded national attention, but one local news organization was in position to own the story.
That meant The Seattle Times had a decision to make: Was its tirelessly produced … Read more
CBS announced on Thursday that Stephen Colbert will take over Dave Letterman’s spot at “Late Show.” Late night hosts seem to have a lot of fun with journalists, and they use some of our skills in their interviews. But what … Read more
Journalists, politicians, actors, public servants and Muppets have recited Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in a project launched by filmmaker Ken Burns to commemorate that speech’s 150th anniversary. Learn the Speech encourages “everyone in America to video record themselves reading or reciting … Read more
In a rollicking interview with Fortune’s Patricia Sellers, Rupert Murdoch says an all-digital New York Post “might be quite likely in 10 years,” claims Mike Bloomberg told him “nobody reads” Bloomberg View and says of Twitter: “My family … Read more