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The New York Times JACOB BERNSTEIN

Bill Cunningham, Legendary Times Fashion Photographer, Dies at 87

"Bill Cunningham, the street-style photographer whose photo essays for The New York Times memorialized trends ranging from fanny packs to Birkin bags, gingham shirts and fluorescent biker shorts, died in New York on Saturday."

Harvard Business Review Greg Satell

Data isn't a panacea for journalism

A takedown of Tronc's buzzword-filled company strategy. "The notion that you can transform a failing media company — or any company in any industry for that matter — by infusing it with data and algorithms is terribly misguided."

The Washington Post Erik Wemple

Corey Lewandowski makes his CNN debut

It was a lot of pro-Trump rhetoric. "I am fully committed in my private time with my family and my friends and telling everybody that I know that Donald Trump is the only person that is going to save this country for my children and hopefully their children someday."

Gawker Staff (current and former)

A rare moment of earnesty for Gawker

Sam Biddle, the provocative Gawker writer perhaps best known for fanning the flames behind the antifeminist Gamergate movement, is leaving for The Intercept. Biddle's current and former colleagues honored him with an uncharacteristically schmaltzy (but funny) post.

Columbia Journalism Review David Uberti

Inside Mother Jones’ monster investigation of private prisons

Nieman Lab Shan Wang

How news organizations covered Brexit

"The Guardian’s Mobile Innovation Lab, based out of its U.S. newsroom, continued building on its experiment with mobile push notifications (on Android/Chrome for now), with around 7,000 subscribed to the alerts."

POLITICO Hadas Gold and CHRIS SPILLANE

Mike Bloomberg is still committed to Britain

"British voters yesterday faced a momentous choice, and while I had hoped they would decide to stay in the EU, I made it clear that however the vote went, Bloomberg would remain fully committed to the U.K. - and we will."

Peter Sterne Politico

What is 'Tronc'?

"Behind the buzzwords, a fairly standard menu of tech upgrades for Tribune papers."

Digiday Lucia Moses

Facebook plays favorites with publishers

"A small group of high-profile publishers have the equivalent of a platform black card: they’re called on to help create and test new features and are first to launch them, giving them more time to test and learn. Three indisputable platform darlings are The New York Times, CNN and BuzzFeed."

POLITICO JACK SHAFER

Corey Lewandowski’s hire is part of a rich TV tradition

"Lewandowski may well turn out to be a wretched broadcaster, but you can’t argue that he should be denied a tryout just because he appears to hate journalists and journalism with every fiber of his being."

The Daily Beast Lloyd Grove

Corey Lewandowski's hire sparks outrage

In a presidential campaign cycle that has been full of surprises, CNN President Jeff Zucker has outdone himself by hiring as an on-air analyst Donald Trump’s recently fired campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski—a man who has periodically shoved and bullied reporters at campaign events..."

The Wall Street Journal Shane Smith

Vice boss Shane Smith on making good branded content

"Vice Media CEO Shane Smith discusses how the company incorporates brands into content that appeals to both companies and consumers. He offered his insights at a panel hosted by WSJ at the Cannes Lions advertising festival."

The Sunlight Foundation Melissa Yeager

Sunlight Foundation decries dead C-SPAN feed

"This conflict of interest in who controls the cameras seems to be an ongoing problem. Today, that decision was made by Republicans, but in 2008, then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi took the same action during a debate on an energy bill. Both of these instances are cause for concern."

Digiday Brian Morrissey

Vox Media's big challenge: Websites aren't where it's at right now

"These days, publishers like BuzzFeed and Vox itself reach far more people on platforms than on their own sites. That presents a challenge for a company like Vox Media, which long prided itself on a proprietary tech platform for managing multiple large properties."

Vox Ezra Klein

Brexit and Trump shows wisdom of polling

"...In politics right now, the world isn’t working the way we think it does. Polling is proving a much more reliable guide to political outcomes than the "does-this-seem-insane?" test most people use to guide their predictions."

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The New York Times JACOB BERNSTEIN

Bill Cunningham, Legendary Times Fashion Photographer, Dies at 87

"Bill Cunningham, the street-style photographer whose photo essays for The New York Times memorialized trends ranging from fanny packs to Birkin bags, gingham shirts and fluorescent biker shorts, died in New York on Saturday."

Harvard Business Review Greg Satell

Data isn't a panacea for journalism

A takedown of Tronc's buzzword-filled company strategy. "The notion that you can transform a failing media company — or any company in any industry for that matter — by infusing it with data and algorithms is terribly misguided."

The Washington Post Erik Wemple

Corey Lewandowski makes his CNN debut

It was a lot of pro-Trump rhetoric. "I am fully committed in my private time with my family and my friends and telling everybody that I know that Donald Trump is the only person that is going to save this country for my children and hopefully their children someday."

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