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Views Preview: Remembering Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts signs books before the discussion in the LBJ Auditorium.
Courtesy of the LBJ Library
Cokie Roberts signs books before the discussion in the LBJ Auditorium.

Journalists around the world are remembering Cokie Roberts for her decades of service to the journalism profession. The legendary reporter and political commentator seen on ABC News, heard on NPR and read in newspapers across the country died Tuesday at the age of 75.

Bobby Allyn & Scott Neuman, NPR: “Cokie Roberts, pioneering female journalist who helped shape NPR, dies at 75

Karma Allen, Meghan Keneally & Nancy Gabriner, ABC News: “Legendary journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts dies at 75

Steve and Cokie Roberts, Stillwater Press News: “Steve and Cokie Roberts: Truth-tellers are heroes


Book details new allegations against Kavanaugh

Robin Pgrebin & Kate Kelly, New York Times: “Brett Kavanaugh fit in with the privileged kids. She did not.

Sarah McKee, New York Times: “Allegations against Brett Kavanaugh: A new uproar

New York Times: “Answers to reader questions about our Brett Kavanaugh essay

Domenico Montarnaro, NPR: “New calls to impeach Justice Kavanaugh: How it would work and why it likely won’t

Michael Calderone, POLITICO: “Times’ handling of Kavanaugh story draws widespread criticism

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “A book on Kavanaugh has real news. But it’s lost in the furor over a botched New York Times essay.

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “The New York Times’s rocky Kavanaugh weekend

Brian Flood, Fox News: “New York Times criticized from both sides of aisle over now-revised Kavanaugh allegations

Ken Meyer, Mediaite: “New York Times slammed over ‘insane,’ deleted tweets about new Kavanaugh allegations

Sandra E. Garcia, New York Times: “Calls for Kavanaugh’s impeachment come amid new misconduct allegations

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Juul ads going the way of big tobacco?

Maxwell Tani, Daily Beast: “CNN to quit running Juul ads

Adi Robertson, The Verge: “CNN will stop running Juul and other e-cigarette ads after vaping deaths

Angelica LaVito, CNBC: “Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking

Michelle Andrews, NPR: “Cigarettes can’t be advertised on TV. Should Juul ads be permitted?

HPV Vaccination Rates

WIBW: "Social media usage impacts perceptions about HPV vaccines among Kansans, professor says

Megan Hart, Topeka Capital-Journal: “Kansas tied for lowest rate of teen HPV vaccination” (2015)

New faces on Saturday Night


Joe Otterson, Variety: “Shane Gilis out from ‘Saturday Night Live’

Dave Itzkoff, New York Times: “Shane Gillis dropped from ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast amid criticism of racist slurs

Nancy Coleman, New York Times: “’S.N.L.’ has long lacked Asian players. One just joined the cast.

Nancy Coleman, New York Times: “Shane Gillis, new ‘S.N.L.’ cast member, used racial slurs in podcast

Bethonie Butler & Sonia Rao, Washington Post: “SNL announces three new cast members for Season 45 – and there’s already controversy

Matthew Dessem, Slate: “Andrew Yang reaches out to the new Saturday Night Live cast member who called him a racial slur

Nellie Andreeva, Deadline: “Leslie Jones leaving Saturday Night Live after 5 seasons, Kate McKinnon to return for Season 45

‘Friends’ for 25 years


Elizabeth Wagmeister, Variety: “‘Friends’ creators rule out reboot, revisit sexist pushback on pilot

Scaachi Koul, BuzzFeed News: “’Friends’ hasn’t aged well

Claire Sebastian, CNN: “Companies reap the benefits from ‘Friends’ anniversary

Mike Jones, Screenrant: “Friends 25th anniversary celebration doesn’t actually include the friends

Tim Chan, Rolling Stone: “25 pieces of merch to celebrate the 25th anniversary of ‘Friends’

Curtains for MoviePass

Frank Pallotta, CNN: “MoviePass, the game-changing ticket service, is shutting down

Annie Palmer, CNBC: “MoviePass will shut down for good on Sept. 14

Nick Statt, The Verge: “MoviePass is shutting down on September 14th

Jenny Gathright, NPR: “MoviePass has officially shut down, and we don’t know if there will be a sequel

Igor Bonifacic, Engadget: “MoviePass is shutting down on September 14th

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