"This has been an epic week in journalism — filled with nonstop surprises, head-spinning scoops and an old-fashioned newspaper war."
Journalism's epic week: surprises, scoops and a newspaper war
Where have all the Black digital publishers gone?
"The local-news funding surge has bypassed ethnic media."
FCC apologizes for its treatment of a reporter
"National Press Club says a CQ Roll Call correspondent was 'manhandled' by security guards."
Roger Ailes was a revolutionary in reactionary clothing
"It was as auteur of the Fox News Channel, which he launched in 1996 with media scoundrel Rupert Murdoch, that he seized the liberal amygdala and jolted it with the scariest right-wing agit-prop his underlings could fashion."
Trump fatigue? The good times for politics publishers are over
"Four months after Donald Trump’s inauguration, most politics-focused publishers are tallying monthly traffic totals that are flat, or sometimes even lower, than the totals they fetched during the same period last year, according to comScore data."
Publishers’ candid thoughts on video: ‘Facebook is taking a cut of what used to be ours’
"'We’re developing a Facebook audience, but we’re not monetizing it in any meaningful way. We’re not where we want to be. I’m wondering what works.'"
Bill O'Reilly: Roger Ailes endured hatred 'and it killed him. That is the truth.'
"Ailes scoffed, told me to be fair and tough but, most of all, not to screw it up. I knew that I had to meet his personal challenge: work hard, be honest in my opinions. Do not seek to curry favor."
Study: Journalists drink too much, are bad at managing emotions, and operate at a lower level than average
"Less than 5 percent of the journalists drank enough water each day and higher-than-recommended weekly levels of alcohol were consumed, which contributed to poor recovery levels during sleep."
Opinion: Roger Ailes was one of the worst Americans ever
"The Fox News founder made this the hate-filled, moronic country it is today."
Fox News terminates ‘The Five’ co-host Bob Beckel
"'Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,' the network said in a statement."
Why The New York Times sent two Comey push notifications
"So why’d the Times make your phone buzz twice Tuesday afternoon? The inspiration was threaded tweets."
Fate of Ailes harassment lawsuits unclear after his death
"The sexual harassment claims against him could be complicated by a 19th-century New York state law that bars people with stakes in lawsuits from testifying about private conversations with parties who have died."
It’s too early to declare Facebook’s anti-fake news efforts a failure
"Plus: A new report on the many types of trolls, and what happens when fact and fiction get blended together."
The Washington Post's digital ad revenue is in "the solid nine figures"
"'I’m very, very surprised by those numbers,' he said. 'No one else is even coming close. If that’s correct, I’m very impressed.'"
BuzzFeed sues for records on Trump-Obama tapping tweets
"As the Department of Justice itself has acknowledged, there are 'hundreds' of official communications related to the President's tweets, including the claim that President Obama illegally wiretapped Trump Tower."