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Mashable suggests 'limp tomatoes' worse than Subway's Jared scandal

Over at Mashable, business reporter Patrick Kulp has turned around a comprehensive look at the challenges Subway faces in the wake of child pornography charges against its slimmed-down pitchman, Jared Fogle. The article features interesting analysis that shows how industry shifts, such as the rise of "fast casual" restaurants like Chipotle, threaten the sandwich shop's dominance. Unfortunately, the article … Read More
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Most memorable stories of 2014

S. Mitra Kalita is the executive editor of Quartz, on Poynter’s adjunct faculty, and a Spencer Fellow at Columbia University. She tweets @mitrakalita. A friend of mine recently pondered the role of memory in journalism, saying an information overload has robbed his recall. Sometimes it feels like stories aren’t read as much as Facebooked, tweeted, toggled all day long. Read More
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'It’s been a tough month for factchecking.'

Good morning. Here are eight media stories. Who wants to be a teenage millionaire? New York high school senior Mohammed Islam didn't make $72 million on the stock market. He lied. If it's any consolation, his parents are really mad. "My mom basically said she’d never talk to me." One more line from that story, which is possibly the … Read More
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Hollywood to journalism: Delete, delete, delete

Good morning. My name is Kristen Hare and I'll be driving this thing for awhile. Here are 10 media stories. Hollywood is concerned about the ethics and morals of journalism Sony's lawyer sent a letter to news organizations demanding that the documents stolen from the company in the recent hack be "avoided, and destroyed." (The New York Times) … Read More
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New York Post editor heading to Australia, Time Warner Cable CEO retiring

Capital New York | New York Times Col Allan, Editor-in-Chief of the New York Post, is heading to Australia to help lead News Corp.'s papers there. Capital New York's Joe Pompeo reports that Allan will provide "extra editorial leadership": The Australian detail will last for two to three months, starting next Monday, and longtime News Corp. lieutenant Jesse Angelo will oversee the Post during that time. All of this is sure to fuel speculation about Allan and Angelo's futures at the Post. Insiders have been wondering how much longer Allan will stay on as editor, and Angelo has long been seen as heir to the editorship. In other leadership news, Time Warner Cable announced that CEO Glenn Britt is retiring. Britt, who has led the company since 2001, will be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Robert D. Marcus. Read More