Some stories we didn't get to this week

Poynter Online's got a small staff (and those Petraeus roundups aren't gonna write themselves), so every week we end up with a lot of links to stories we would have liked to blog about if we'd had the time. Here are some of this week's:

• McKay Coppins on being a Mormon reporter covering Mitt Romney's campaign (BuzzFeed)
Chris Ariens' interview with Roger Ailes on just what the heck happened on election night on Fox (TV Newser)
• Block by Block Community News Summit is three years old (Knight Digital Media Center)
• Christiane Amanpour donated $10,000 to a journalism program named for Marie Colvin (The Washington Examiner)
• Mark Shapiro is a hot tip to replace Jim Walton at CNN (Los Angeles Times)
Rough seas at "Today" lately as its executive producer and others change (New York Daily News)
• White males are still doing great when it comes to owning TV stations (Los Angeles Times, also Maynard Institute)
• Rupert Murdoch, Doug Manchester, Austin Beutner -- who will bid for the Los Angeles Times? (OC Register)
• Peter Liguori is a hot tip to become CEO of Tribune Co. (Chicago Tribune)
• OC Register is donating $12.4 million in free advertising to local nonprofits; readers will get "marketing gift checks" to send to the charities they like best (OC Register)
• Justin Peters' experiment in trying to put New York Times Style stories into action in his own life -- including a bikini wax (Slate)

  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.


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