Morning Report for October 21, 2014

Most Trusted News Outlets

- Pew Research

– Pew Research

* Different media worlds for conservatives and liberals. (cnn.com) | Rem Rieder: The findings aren’t good news for democracy. (usatoday.com) | The Pew Research study: Political Polarization & Media Habits. (journalism.org)
* Jill Abramson and Steve Brill aim to do “killer journalism [while] offering great journalists real money that they can live on.” (bostonglobe.com)
* Are you – like Jill and Steve – considering a startup? Here’s some advice: (dailydot.com)
* Tribune Publishing is buying the Sun-Times’ suburban papers. (robertfeder.com)
* What a Tulsa World photojournalist’s $10,499 Canon lens looks like after a football player landed on it. (petapixel.com)
* Rebecca Carroll: “At nearly every job I have ever had, I have encountered some sort of racial incident.” (newrepublic.com)
* NYT’s Dylan McClain blasts Slate’s Matt Gaffney: “It is easy to be a bloviating critic with unlimited space on the Web, it takes real journalism skills and, frankly, integrity, to write about chess as I did.” (chessbase.com)
* New Orleans football fans want to read game stories in a print paper. (niemanlab.org)
* WNYC’s Brian Lehrer: “When Yogi Berra and Wynton Marsalis came to the studio, I was a jelly-legged mess.” (wsj.com)
* More women are reading Popular Mechanics, says editor-in-chief Ryan D’Agostino. (capitalnewyork.com)
bloom* Bloomberg Politics didn’t learn from the Boston Herald watermelon toothpaste brouhaha? (@baratunde) | What the web editor says: “It’s a story about the President’s chef and some of his recipes, including his secret wing recipe. Yes, out of context that picture could seem offensive, which is why we took it down.”
* Denver Post editor Greg Moore tweaks Westword for “policing tweets.” (westword.com)
* This happens? “Students sometimes pretend to send text messages when they are alone out of fear that if they are not constantly connected to their smartphones, they will be seen as losers.” (baltimoresun.com)
* Prediction: Online TV will eventually become just plain TV, and cable will become a dead technology. (wired.com)
* Jim Brady: BuzzFeed editors “don’t worry a lot about juxtaposition of stories and tone the way older news organizations do so it’s OK to put cat pictures next to an Iraq story.” (medium.com/captivate-us)
* From journalist Robert Schenet‘s death notice: “Donations to West Seattle Food Bank or just buy a newspaper or better yet subscribe.” (legacy.com)


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