Reaction to LAT’s ‘graphic’ photo; breast-feeding flap gets coverage; and more


Los Angeles Times ombud Deirdre Edgar says readers are reacting strongly to today’s page one photo of slain U.S. ambassador Christopher Stevens. “Some readers called the photo graphic, unwarranted, inappropriate, disgraceful, gratuitous and insensitive,” she writes. I asked her about the numbers. “More than 60 emails and calls, and still coming,” she tells Romenesko readers. (latimes.com)

More links:
* American University student paper finally runs a story about the classroom breast-feeding flap. (theeagleonline.com) | Editor’s note. (theeagleonline.com)
* NYT public editor: Both versions of Romney story should have stayed on the web. (nytimes.com)
* Tech journalists no longer smitten with Apple? (cjr.org)
* Spare an apostrophe for the Chicago Teachers Union. (chicagoreader.com)
* BuzzFeed acquires a company founded by two ex-HuffPo employees. (Business Insider via sfgate.com)
* Meet the investor who would rather own Gannett than Facebook. (thestreet.com)
* The high cost of restaurant critic-chef interactions. (seattleweekly.com)
* What CNN Digital looks for when it hires young journalists. (niemanlab.org)

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