"This reporter-v. spokesperson spat is a bit more than just spicy material for a blog post. It reflects how much is riding on a bona fide State Department investigation of this public betrayal."
The State Department’s woeful response in video tampering scandal
Decision to suspend Vox staffer criticized
"If you read all his tweets in succession, and the blog post pinned to his page, he presents a nuanced discussion of the issue. But we’re not really into nuance these days."
Vox suspends editor for Trump tweet
New York magazine softens article on Hillary Clinton
"This article was edited substantially since its publication, probably since it was dragged on Twitter."
Glenn Beck suspended by SiriusXM
"Glenn Beck's syndicated radio show will be off SiriusXM for the rest of the week after a guest was accused of hinting that Donald Trump, if elected president, could be assassinated."
SB Nation accounts for botched story on Daniel Holtzclaw
The Guardian unpublishes 13 stories after investigation into fabrication
Ask the Ethicist: Is 'we stand by our story' still good enough?
Donald Trump's anti-press rhetoric concerns Post editor
Marty Baron, the executive editor of The Washington Post, was on "Reliable Sources" Sunday. "...I'm concerned when any candidate calls journalists scum and disgusting. I don't think there's any place for that."
'...An increasing part of newspapers’ business model-in-transition is based on deceiving customers'
News organizations are not being transparent. They use ad technology that tracks users, delivers malware and is obtrusive. "And as readers wise up to the risks and annoyances posed by this stuff and install ad blocking technology, we move to a 'sponsored content' advertising model whose very success is based on the fact that most readers don’t know it’s advertising."
Beck believes Zuckerberg
Glenn Beck was among those who met with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to discuss issues with the platform and conservative news and views. Beck was impressed. "Beck writes that he believes Zuckerberg when the Facebook founder says he wants the social network to be an open place. He reserved his criticism for his conservative counterparts, who arrived at Facebook with a list of demands, prompting him to ask 'What happened to us?'"
Lawyers in Rolling Stone lawsuit file new evidence that ‘Jackie’ created fake persona
Email records point to a "catfishing" scam that hookwinked Rolling Stone.
The real bias built in at Facebook
The real problem is in the algorithm, not in the "trivial" trending topics, argues Zeynep Tufekci.
Report: Arianna Huffington is hunting for a leaker
According to sources at HuffPost, Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington is on the lookout for an employee who told The Washington Post about a "troubling email" related to the site's coverage of Uber. The Huffington Post denies it.
NPR ombudsman weighs in on transgender bathroom coverage
"...as with any fast-moving story, particularly one in which strongly felt social and religious values meet up with legal freedoms and protections, NPR has not gotten everything right for every listener and reader."