Views of the News: Royal baby, Rolling Stone cover, Helen Thomas legacy, Ad rules, Asparagus bias!

Jul 23, 2013

  "It's a Boy!"

Credit UK's The Sun Newspaper

Jessica Elgot, The Huffington Post-United Kingdom: "Royal Baby: CNN's Victoria Arbiter Congratulates Kate For Having A Boy 'First Time'"

Park MacDougald, Foreign Policy: "British Reporters Might Be Covering the Royal Baby, But They Want You to Know They Don't Like It"

BBC: "Royal baby preoccupies world media"

Terrorist or Rock Star?

Credit Rolling Stone magazine

David Abel and Martin Finucane, The Boston Globe: "Disgust, outrage greet news of Tsarnaev cover in Boston"

Travis Anderson, The Boston Globe: "State Police photographer releases bloody Tsarnaev photos to Boston Magazine"

Nicholas Johnson, USA TODAY: "'Rolling Stone' cover deletes 11,000 words"

Josh Levs, CNN: "Will Rolling Stone's Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover hurt sales?"

Helen Thomas Legacy: Women and Journalism

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press: "Legendary White House Correspondent Helen Thomas Dies Aged 92"

Eleanor Clift, The Daily Beast: "Helen Thomas, a Relentless White House Reporter With a Softer Side"

David Folkenflik, NPR: "Veteran Journalist Helen Thomas Leaves An Outspoken Legacy"

Michael Miner, Chicago Reader: "Was Helen Thomas Too Old to Speak Her Mind?"

Margaret Sullivan, Public Editor,The New York Times: "Starting a Conversation at The Times About Women as News Sources"

Shannon Rupp, Salon: "Why are women deserting newspapers?"

Guarding the Henhouse: Rules for Native Ads

Richard Edelman, Edelman PR agency: "Sponsored Content: An Ethical Framework"

Jeff Bercovici, Forbes: "PR Giant Edelman Calls For Ethics In Sponsored Content"

The Politics of Asparagus!

Stephen Deere, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "Dry asparagus prompts questions about racial discrimination in University City"

Alan Achkar, Post-Dispatch Metro Editor (on Facebook): "Many of you have wondered why we wrote this..."