Stephanie Grimes, a Las Vegas Review-Journal features editor, has been pushed out amid the ongoing turmoil set in motion by the purchase of the newspaper by Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson. "The time has come to move on. The choice was made for me."
Las Vegas Review-Journal editor fired
Ask the ethicist: Should local TV anchors agree to conditional interviews with the president?
Media shoots down latest Trump conspiracy theory
A National Enquirer claim that Texas senator Ted Cruz was fathered by a man who was sympathetic to Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was largely laughed off by major media outlets.
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."
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."
Huffington Post questions own ability to fairly cover Uber
How can Huffington Post fairly cover Uber now that boss Arianna Huffington is on Uber's board of directors? "For as long as there have been newspapers, media moguls have had relationships — personal or financial — with powerful businesses and politicians. That was true for William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer, and it’s true today for the likes of Rupert Murdoch and Michael Bloomberg. What makes Huffington different is that she is not a publisher who resides strictly on the business side."
Ask the ethicist: Should Arianna Huffington sit on Uber's board?
Some universities are forgetting the difference between journalism and public relations
At several colleges around the country, communications departments are running blogs and news sites that don't look too different from journalism. "The role of the public relations department is to manage the reputation of the university — not produce the news, not produce a newspaper."
NY Daily News editor: 'I accept 100% of the blame'
An ethical quandary for nonprofit journalism — are funders calling the shots?
Post editor: The media didn't create Donald Trump
Marty Baron, the stoic editor of The Washington Post, balks at the idea that Trump's ascent was created by the media. "I think that exaggerates the role of the media and his ascendance within the Republican Party."
Condé withdrew New Yorker editorship offer after Michael Kinsley disclosed Parkinson's
"'I told the owner, Si Newhouse, that I had Parkinson’s and invited him to change his mind, but he generously said it didn’t matter...a few hours later, though, he withdrew the offer with no explanation."
Fired editor identified
The New York Daily News editor who removed attribution from writer Shaun King's columns in at least three instances has been identified as Jotham Sederstrom, an assignment editor at the Daily News.