What We’re Reading This Week 8/7/19

  Monday, the Knight Foundation and the Maynard Institute announced a $1.2 million donation to help newsrooms diversify their staffs.  The New York Times received criticism over a headline that read, “TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM.” The story covered...

What We’re Reading This Week 7/22/19

Poynter dissects ESPN’s ban on politics in its programming.  Last week, Gannett announced a merger with GateHouse. A group of journalists have come together to create a new “information pyramid” that focuses on reporting stories that would serve...

Stories We’re Following 4/09/2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Sinclair Broadcast Group heard from several journalism school deans and department chairs after mandating news anchors read an on-air statement. Click here to learn more about the letter sent to Sinclair and the response. Pew Research Center...

Stories We’re Following 3/27/17

Benny Johnson, a reporter with the Independent Journalism Review, was accused of plagiarism by fellow staffers in 2015, just one year after being fired from Buzzfeed for 41 instances of plagiarism, Poynter reported. Additionally, Poynter reported, “Johnson,...