Morning advisory: Nov. 16, 2011
New overnight and updates from Tuesday:
- The Committee to Protect Journalists reports that at least seven journalists were arrested Tuesday while covering the Occupy Wall Street eviction, including an AP writer and photographer.
- The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa., is seeing about three times its normal Web traffic, with about 14 million page views since the Penn State sexual abuse story broke, Editor David Newhouse tells Bill Lucey by email. "We have had some increase in single copy print sales but I don't know those numbers. (Most of our print paper readers have home delivery.)"
- Pam Johnson is retiring from the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the Missouri School of Journalism. Johnson joined RJI as its founding executive director after a stint on Poynter's leadership faculty. RJI is hiring: “The new executive director will lead an innovation-driven organization that works with citizens, journalists and researchers to find new ideas, test them with real-world experiments, evaluate them through rigorous research and deliver solutions that citizens and journalists can use to improve journalism.”
In case you missed it:
- Does The Daily Caller want to be the conservative New York Times? (Politico)
- Six journalists explain what becomes of Modesto, California's news needs (CJR)
- Someone's still buying newspapers. San Francisco Examiner sold to owner of the Akron Beacon Journal and Honolulu Star-Advertiser (NewsInc.)