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Views of the News Preview: Major Biden Gets Major Press

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Major Biden is the most talked-about rescue pup on the planet. Is it news that he bit people while on a walk, or maybe pooped on the White House carpet? Some reporters think so. Also, questions about two pieces on ’60 Minutes’ and why hundreds of filmmakers say PBS’s relationship with Ken Burns hurts them.

Howard Monroe, KYW-TV: “Major Biden likely dealing with social anxiety in new environment, Philadelphia experts say

Brian Stelter, CNN: “Why the news media can’t stop talking about Biden’s dogs

Peter Suciu, Forbes: “Poopgate: Reponses trending as Biden’s dogs adjust to the White House

Houston Keene, Fox News: “Biden dog poops on White House floor

Darlene Superville, Associated Press: “Ruh roh! Biden pooch drops doggie doo in White House hallway

Brandon Gillespie, Daily Caller: “’Prepare to meet dog Jesus’: Joe Scarborough advocates euthanizing Major Biden following second biting incident

The Onion: “Secret Service worry Major Biden’s behavior influenced by time spent on far-right dog forums

Vaccine tiers opening

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press: “Parson says he won’t require vaccine passports in Missouri

Sharyn Alfonsi, CBS: “How the wealthy cut the line during Florida’s frenzied vaccine rollout

Dominick Mastrangelo, The Hill: “DeSantis spars with ’60 Minutes’ over vaccine rollout: ‘What you’re saying is wrong’

Oliver Darcy, CNN: “’60 Minutes’ faces backlash from Democrats and Publix for critical story on Florida’s vaccine rollout

Scott Sutton & Ryan Hughes, WPTV-TV: “Publix refutes ’60 Minutes’ story that questions Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Kindred on ’60 Minutes’

Jon Wertheim, CBS: “Dave Kindred goes back on the beat to cover high school girls basketball

Nick Vlahos, Peoria Journal Star: “Here’s the misleading part of the ’60 Minutes’ story about Dave Kindred, Morton basketball

SCOTUS vacates case against Trump

Supreme Court of of the United States: Order List: 593 U.S.

Shawna Chen, Axios: “Supreme Court vacates lower court decision on Trump blocking Twitter followers

PBS called out for lack of diversity

Eric Deggans, NPR: “Filmmakers call out PBS for a lack of diversity, over-reliance on Ken Burns

Jewel Wicker, The Guardian: “Film-makers condemn PBS over lack of diversity and dependence on Ken Burns

Beyond Inclusion: “A letter to PBS from Viewers Like Us