Views Preview: Should Retired Journalists Be Endorsing Candidates?
Former ABC White House Correspondent Sam Donaldson endorsed Michael Bloomberg for president. Does offering such an opinion compromise a retired journalist in the way it does those still working in the newsroom?
Tom Jones, Poynter: “Should retired journalists voice their opinions?”
Sam Donaldson, CNN: “Sam Donaldson: Mike Bloomberg is the president we need”
Bloomberg getting a pass?
Laura Bassett, GQ: “Why is Bloomberg’s long history of egregious sexism getting a pass?”
Michael Kranish, Washington Post: “Mike Bloomberg for years has battled women’s allegations of profane, sexist comments”
Michael M. Grynbaum, New York Times: “Bloomberg News’s dilemma: How to cover a boss seeking the presidency”
Rosie Gray, BuzzFeed: “Michael Bloomberg’s campaign is huge. That’s the point”
Don’t mail that ballot!
Editorial, Tampa Bay Times: “Florida Democrats, don’t mail that presidential primary ballot”
McClatchy’s bankruptcy filing
Craig Forman, McClatchy: “A letter from leadership”
Kevin G. Hall, Sacamento Bee: “McClatchy files bankruptcy to shed costs of print legacy and speed shift to digital”
Katie Robertson and Marc Tracy, New York Times: “McClatchy, a major U.S. newspaper chain, files for bankruptcy”
Ken Doctor, Nieman Lab: “Newsonomics: Six takeaways from McClatchy’s bankruptcy”
Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “The future of local newspapers just got bleaker. Here’s why we can’t let them die.”
Elizabeth Grieco, Pew Research Center: “Fast facts about the newspaper industry’s financial struggles as McClatchy files for bankruptcy”
A new life for newspaper buildings
Tom Acitelli, New York Times: “Your new condo? That was the sports desk”
‘Reforming’ the BBC
PA Media, The Guardian: “No 10 could scrap BBC licence fee in favour of a subscription model”
Hadas Gold, CNN: “The BBC is nearly 100 years old. Will it survive the next decade?”
Tim Shipman, The Sunday Times: “No 10 tells BBC licence fee will be scrapped”
Peter Stubley, Independent: ”Downing Street ‘vows to abolish BBC license fee’”
Breaking up is hard to do
Staff, The Ringer: “The 50 greatest breakup songs of all time”