Posts by Julie Moos

About Julie Moos

Julie Moos ( has been Director of Poynter Online and Poynter Publications since 2009. Previously, she was Editor of Poynter Online (2007-2009) and Poynter Publications (2006-2009); Managing Editor of Poynter Online and Publications Manager (2004-2006); and News Editor of Poynter Online (2002-2004). Before joining Poynter in 2002, Julie worked for seven years at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, N.C., doing newscast graphics, producing, writing and finally as Managing Editor of You can reach Julie by phone at 727-553-4336 or by email. You can also follow Julie on Twitter.

Ed Koch's grave marker is inscribed with journalist Daniel Pearl's last words

March 1, 2011 (Mike Groll/AP)Former New York City mayor Ed Koch died Friday morning at the age of 88. He plans to be buried in Manhattan, the three-term mayor said in 2008. His headstone and a memorial bench, placed at Trinity Church Cemetery in 2009, evoke his faith and his admiration of a murdered journalist. Koch explained his plans to the Associated Press: The marker will bear the Star of David and a Hebrew prayer, "Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is One." It also will be inscribed with the last words of journalist Daniel Pearl before he was murdered by terrorists in 2002: "My father is Jewish. My mother is Jewish. I am Jewish." Koch explained that he had been moved that Pearl chose to affirm his faith and heritage in his last moments. Read More

More than 150 newsrooms want to be in NBC reality show

National Newspaper Association | The New York Times | Wick Communications | Technology Tell "In the 10 days after NBC put out a casting call for small-town newspapers to participate in a reality television show, the network received more than 150 responses from newspapers across the nation," reports Christine Haughney. The casting call sent out by NBC Peacock Productions asked, "Is your team a real version of 'The Office' meets 'Parks and Recreation?' ": We’re an Emmy award-winning production company that’s looking to produce a documentary style reality show featuring a small-town local paper working hard to stay on top of breaking small-town news and keep financially afloat in an ever-increasing competitive world. Read More