D.C. Crime Stories
Washington Post carrier Robert E. Bell III “has been accused of stealing nearly $100,000 in mail from residents of a gated-community in northern Virginia,” Scott McCabe reports.
Inspectors installed a hidden camera at a condominium… Read more
Journalists will once again be able to access crime reports at local police precincts in New York City — as long as they make requests through a central information office first. The Nabe broke the story last week … Read more
New York State Court of Appeals
There exists “no principle more fundamental or well-established than the right of a reporter to refuse to divulge a confidential source,” New York’s State Court of Appeals said in an decision Tuesday. … Read more
The Chicago Tribune | Chicago Sun-Times
Tribune Co. filed a form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Monday outlining its plans to spin off its publishing company. Tribune also owns TV stations, and separating its holdings this way … Read more
The Boston Globe
New York Times media reporter David Carr will become a professor at Boston University’s College of Communication, Marcella Bombardieri reports. Carr will continue to write for the Times and will teach one class per semester at … Read more
The Nabe | DNAinfo New York
The New York City Police Department has decided to “restrict journalists’ access to the forms detailing crime reports in every New York City precinct,” Amanda Woods writes.
According to an 88th Precinct… Read more