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Views Preview: Why Didn't NBC Run Farrow's Weinstein Story?

Why didn’t NBC run Ronan Farrow’s Harvey Weinstein story last summer when it could? Why did the network encourage him to find another outlet for the piece? It seems Farrow, his producer and the network’s chairman have different takes as to why.

Maxwell Tani & Lachlan Cartwright, Daily Beast: “Sources: NBC threatened Ronan Farrow if he kept reporting on Harvey Weinstein

John Koblin, New York Times: “Ronan Farrow’s ex-producer says NBC impeded Weinstein reporting

Brian Steinberg, Variety: “Why NBC News can’t shake Ronan Farrow’s Weinstein story

Lia Eustachewich, New York Post: “Ex-producer slams NBC News over Ronan Farrow controversy

Stephen Battaglio, Los Angeles Times: “NBC News denies that it tried to shut down Ronan Farrow’s Harvey Weinstein reporting

Rob McLean & Brian Stelter, CNN: “Former NBC producer who worked on Ronan Farrow’s Harvey Weinstein reporting breaks silence

Samuel Chamberlain, Fox News: “Ronan Farrow ex-producer says NBC told them to stop reporting Weinstein story

Jesselyn Cook, Huffington Post: “NBC has made no changes in response to blowing the Weinstein story

Axios: “NBC defends not publishing Ronan Farrow’s Harvey Weinstein story

Abid Rahman, The Hollywood Reporter: “Weinstein accuser Emily Nestor backs Ronan Farrow in row with ‘shameful’ NBC

CNN Media: “Who’s who in the NBC News vs. Ronan Farrow saga

FCC Chair: Transparency law may be needed

Ajit Pai, Medium: “What I hope to learn from the tech giants

Jacob Kastrenakes, The Verge: “FCC chairman says Twitter, Facebook, Google may need transparency law

Tony Romm, Washington Post: “Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey to face questions from Congress about Russia and censorship this week

Dawn C. Chmielewski, Deadline Hollywood: “Senate Intelligence committee declines Google chief legal officer’s offer to testify

Jailing journalists

Shoon Niang & Aye Min Thant, Reuters: “Myanmar court jails Reuters reporters for seven years in landmark secrets case

Richard C. Paddock, New York Times: “Myanmar sentences Reuters journalists to 7 years in prison

Committee to Protect Journalists: “CPJ condemns conviction in Myanmar of Reuter’s Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

Reuters: “Statement from Stephen J. Adler, president and editor-in-chief, Reuters, on reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, Sep 3, 2018

Human Rights Watch: “Myanmar: 7 years for reporting the truth

James Doubek, NPR: “Reuters journalists in Myanmar convicted, sentenced to 7 years

Is it Myanmar or Burma? Or both?

Mark Memmott, NPR: “Myanmar is also known as Burma, but we won’t keep repeating that” (2015)

BBC: “Who, what, why: Should it be Burma or Myanmar?

New Yorker Festival drops Bannon

Nancy Tartaglione, Deadline Hollywood: “New Yorker Festival drops Steve Bannon in wake of backlash

Erin Nyren, Variety: “New Yorker Festival drops Steve Bannon from lineup after numerous participants pull out

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “New Yorker bails on Steve Bannon interview

Gabe Cohen, New York Times: “Steve Bannon headlines New Yorker Festival

100 Days in Appalachia

100 Days in Appalachia: “What do young Appalachains really think about politics? 100 Days is going to find out

The Children of Central City

Kristen Hare, Poynter: “The Times-Picayune spent an entire school year with a kids’ football team to tell the story of childhood trauma

The Times-Picayune: “The Children of Central City

Jonathan Bullington, The Times-Picayune: “New Orleans city council urges schools to address trauma in student lives

Richard Webster, The Times-Picayune: “New Orleans city council calls for increase in trauma services for children

Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies: In that Number

Kaepernick, the new face of Nike

Kevin Draper & Ken Belson, New York Times: “Colin Kaepernick, face of NFL protests, is face of new Nike campaign

Frank Schwab, Yahoo Sports: “Nike makes Colin Kaepernick the face of ‘Just Do It’ 30th anniversary campaign

Ryan Gaydos, Fox News: “Backlash after Colin Kaepernick named face of Nike ad

Will Burns, Forbes: “With new Kaepernick ad, what does Nike believe in?

Arizona Republic: “Pat Tillman focus of social media outrage over Kaepernick Nike ad

Darrell Lincoln, TotalProSports.com: “Outraged fans are cutting Nike swooshes off apparel after Kaepernick announcement

AMY SIMONS teaches news literacy, multimedia journalism and advanced social media strategies.