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NYT CEO sued for discrimination

The New York Times' CEO Mark Thompson is being sued by two employees for introducing "a culture of 'deplorable discrimination' based on age, race and gender at the newspaper."

The Washington Post Erik Wemple

Huffington Post pulled punches with Uber earlier this month

Earlier this month, a reporter was told not to aggregate a story about Uber because of a partnership. “Thanks, Sarah. Let’s hold on this one please as we’re partnering with Uber on our drowsy driving campaign.”

Washingtonian Luke Mullins

Scholarship money shrinking from White House Correspondents’ Association dinner

"The association’s spending on scholarships for journalism students declined 26 percent, to $86,550, from 2013 to 2014–that’s the least it has spent on scholarships since 2007. The association spent only 21.5 percent of its revenue on scholarships in 2014, down from 26 percent in 2013 and nearly 60 percent in 2009."

The Guardian Roy Greenslade

Daily Mail 'repackages' freelancer's story

The Daily Mail ran a story from freelancer Martin Fletcher that was published by another publication. "This isn’t proper journalism, as Fletcher told me. It is plunder plain and simple. And his is not an isolated case."

Reynolds Journalism Institute Uncredited

RJI's latest fellowship class announced

Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri, Columbia, announced the latest fellowship class. Among the fellows, "Thomas Kent, who is stepping down as standards editor at The Associated Press to move into full-time journalism research and teaching, will explore the prospects for common understandings on ethics and standards across the virtual reality journalism industry."

CNN Money Dylan Byers

POLITICO plans for post-Allen Playbook

According to CNN Money sources, Politico is considering reporters Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer for the role of co-authors of the popular newsletter "Playbook" once Mike Allen leaves.

The Pulitzer Prizes Uncredited

Pulitzer Prize Board elects three co-chairs for 2016-17

Randell Beck, Joyce Dehli and Keven Ann Willey, three longtime regional newspaper executives, have been elected chairs of the Pulitzer Prize Board, Columbia University announced today.

The Washington Post Sarah Polus

Which A-listers are attending the White House Correspondents' Dinner?

Aretha Franklin, the cast of "Spotlight," Kendall Jenner and many more are among the confirmed guests in the list that "Reliable Source" is collecting.

Adweek Kevin Eck

Here’s the Rundown of TEGNA Buyouts So Far

TVSpy is collecting (and updating) a list of anchors and staffers that have been offered buyouts at TEGNA stations across the country.

Business Insider Nathan McAlone

Odyssey has raised $25 mn and attracts 30 mn uniques a month

Media start-up Odyssey is "like a college newspaper on steroids." Funding and traffic has been impressive — but CEO Evan Burns insists the company is in the tech business, not media.

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The Guardian Rupert Neate

NYT CEO sued for discrimination

The New York Times' CEO Mark Thompson is being sued by two employees for introducing "a culture of 'deplorable discrimination' based on age, race and gender at the newspaper."

The Washington Post Erik Wemple

Huffington Post pulled punches with Uber earlier this month

Earlier this month, a reporter was told not to aggregate a story about Uber because of a partnership. “Thanks, Sarah. Let’s hold on this one please as we’re partnering with Uber on our drowsy driving campaign.”

Washingtonian Luke Mullins

Scholarship money shrinking from White House Correspondents’ Association dinner

"The association’s spending on scholarships for journalism students declined 26 percent, to $86,550, from 2013 to 2014–that’s the least it has spent on scholarships since 2007. The association spent only 21.5 percent of its revenue on scholarships in 2014, down from 26 percent in 2013 and nearly 60 percent in 2009."

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