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Views Preview: Remembering Sen. John McCain

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The tributes and remembrances of Sen. John McCain continue to flow. His relationship with the media wasn’t always friendly, but it was one of cooperation and mutual respect. We’ll remember him on this week’s program.

Mary Papenfuss, Huffington Post: “NBC cuts to awkward ‘Talent’ scene after solemn McCain report

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “John McCain knew how to make journalists love him

Pete Vernon, Columbia Journalism Review: “Remembering John McCain and his relationship with the press

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “President Trump really doesn’t want to talk about John McCain

David Barden, HuffPost: “CNN panel descends into chaos after media accused of politicizing McCain’s death

Scott Jones, FTVLive: “If the shoe fits

Immunity agreements take us inside the Enquirer

Jim Rutenberg & Rebecca R. Ruiz, New York Times: “Anatomy of a crime: Sex, hush money and a Trump fixer’s plea

Maxwell Strachan, Huffington Post: “David Pecker’s DARKEST TRUMP SECRETS: A National Enquirer insider tells all!

Jeff Horowitz, Associated Press: “National Enquirer hid damaging Trump stories in a safe

James Doubek, NPR: “David Pecker of ‘National Enquirer’ publisher said to have immunity in Cohen case

Carol D. Leonnig, Devin Barrett & Rosalind S. Helderman, Washington Post: “Trump Organization executive Allen Weisselberg, who allegedly helped arrange hush-money reimbursement to Cohen, receives immunity

Michael S. Schmidt & Steve Eder, New York Times: “Allen Weisselberg, top Trump Organization official, was granted immunity for testimony

Jack Shafer, POLITICO: “Trump learns loyalty has limits

Gabriel Sherman, Vanity Fair: “Holy S**t, I thought Pecker would be the last one to turn”: Trump’s National Enquirer allies are the latest to defect

Davis, CNN source, comes clean

Peter Vernon, Columbia Journalism Review: “A source backtracks, raising questions about CNN’s scoop

Steven Perlberg, BuzzFeed News: “Lanny Davis says he was a source for CNN’s Trump Tower story

Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept: “CNN, credibly accused of lying to its audience about a key claim in its blockbuster Cohen story, refuses to comment

Jim Sciutto, Carl Bernstein & Marshall Cohen, CNN: “Cohen claims Trump knew in advance of 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Tom Hamburger, Washington Post: “Attorney for Michael Cohen backs away from confidence that Cohen has information about Trump’s knowledge on Russian efforts

Lia Eustachewich, New York Post: “Cohen told Congress he doesn’t know if Donald knew about Trump Tower meeting

Tucker Carlson & Donald Trump


Lachlan Markay, Asawin Suebsaeng & Maxwell Tani, The Daily Beast: “Trump has found a voice to love in Tucker Carlson. That love isn’t always returned.

David Bauder, Associated Press: “Fox’s Carlson stunned by reaction to stories on South Africa

Joe Concha, The Hill: “Fox’s Carlson: ‘I’d be happy to talk to Trump every single day’

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Tucker Carlson easily snookers Trump on South Africa

Jason Burke, The Guardian: “South Africa condemns Trump’s ‘polarising’ white farmers tweet

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Tucker Carlson walks back bogus South Africa scaremongering

Tamar Auber, Mediaite: “Tucker Carlson stands by South Africa commentary after Trump tweet backlash

Google’s search results… Rigged?

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Google gives Trump a look at reality. Trump doesn’t like it.

Isaac Stanley-Becker, Brian Fung & Tony Romm, Washignton Post: “Trump’s economic adviser: ‘We’re taking a look’ at whether Google searches should be regulated’

Tasneem Nashrulla & Charlie Warzel, BuzzFeed: “Trump might regulate Google for conservative bias based on a ‘not scientific’ web post

James Vincent, The Verge: “Trump claims Google is suppressing positive news about him and ‘will be addressed’

Ryan Browne, CNBC: “Trump accuses Google of rigging search results in favor of ‘bad’ coverage

Getting out the vote

David Beard, Poynter: “Is getting out the vote journalism’s job? Auspicious timing greets a new ProPublica initiative.

ProPublica: “Congress works for you. Here’s how to be a better boss.

Removing bylines from the homepage

Ren Laforme, Poynter: “The New York Times homepage is far from dead. It’s growing.

Matt Douglas, Kristen Dudish, Elena Gianni, Kellen Henry, Melissa Loder & Dan Sherman, New York Times: “A faster and more flexible homepage that delivers the news readers want

Christine Schmidt, Nieman Lab: “Bylines on the homepage? Not the New York Times’ priority anymore in the latest homepage redesign

What local audiences want… sports

Jeff Rosen, Kansas City Star: “What you need to know about the Star’s new sports-only digital subscription

Going out with a ‘Big Bang’


John Koblin, New York Times: “’The Big Bang Theory,’ a durable hit for CBS, will end in 2019

Devin Ivie, Vulture: “Kaley Cuoco is ‘drowning in tears’ thanks to The Big Bang Theory Ending

Rachel Withers, Slate: “You can thank Jim Parsons for The Big Bang Theory coming to an end

Sandra Gonzalez, CNN: “Next season of ‘Big Bang Theory’ will be its last

AMY SIMONS teaches multi-platform reporting and editing to students in the convergence journalism interest area.