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Views of the News Preview: Derek Chauvin Found Guilty in Death of George Floyd

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of the murder of George Floyd. On this week’s episode of Views of the News, a look coverage of Tuesday’s verdict and reactions to it. Also, properly archiving digital news and how it is so many Republican lawmakers are landing on the bestseller lists.

Adam Mannix, Minneapolis Star-Tribune: “Minneapolis streets erupt in elation over guilty verdicts for Derek Chauvin

Ko Bragg, The 19th*: “A woman-majority jury convicted Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “By bearing witness – and hitting ‘record’ – 17-year-old Darnella Frazier may have changed the world

Eugene Robinson, Washington Post: “Opinion: Derek Chauvin’s conviction shouldn’t feel like a victory. But it does.

Courtney Hagel & Alex Walker, Media Matters for America: “Right-wing media lash out after murder conviction in George Floyd case

Tom Jones, Poynter: “The Derek Chauvin verdict: How did the media do with coverage?

Kristen Hare, Poynter: “Front pages after Derek Chauvin’s trial: Guilty

Journalists arrested in Minnesota

Letter to Governor Tim Walz: “Treatment of journalists by law enforcement officers

Kellen Browning, New York Times: “Minnesota governor calls alleged assaults on journalists ‘chilling’

Adrianna Rodriguez, USA Today: “Police in Minnesota round up journalists covering protest, force them on the ground and take pictures of their faces

Ken Meyer, Mediaite: “CNN producer reportedly was asked ‘Do you speak English’ after being thrown to the round, arrested while covering MN protests

Hollie Silverman & Andy Rose, CNN: “Minnesota governor expresses regret for mistreatment of journalists during Daunte Wright demonstrations

Tony Webster, Minnesota Reformer: “Federal judge orders Minnesota state troopers to not arrest journalists covering protests

Will Bunch, Philadelphia Inquirer: “From MN to Philly, cops, troops flood the zone, violate our rights – and make us less safe

Adam Toledo video draws a line

Sarah Scire, Nieman Lab: “Block Club Chicago offered two versions of the same breaking news story – with and without a horrifying video

Elahe Izadi, Washington Post: “Why Adam Toledo video is causing some news organizations to draw a line

Kelly Bauer, Mauricio Peña & Joe Ward, Block Club Chicago: “Adam Toledo video shows Chicago Police shooting 13-year-old as he raised his hands (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Mauricio Peña, Kelly Bauer & Joe Ward, Block Club Chicago: “Adam Toledo video shows Chicago Police shooting a 13-year-old as he raised his hands (NO VIDEO IN STORY)”

New network leadership

Michael M. Grynbaum & John Koblin, New York Times: “ABC News names Kimberly Godwin as its new president.

Brian Stelter, CNN: “The new president of ABC is about to make history

Dylan Byers, NBC: “CBS News names Neeraj Khemlani and Wendy McMahon as co-heads

Tom Jones, Poynter: “CBS News names a new president and it’s, actually, two people

Brian Stelter, CNN: “Here are some of the challenges as CBS News picks a new president

State of Digital News Preservation

Reynolds Journalism Institute: “The State of Digital News Preservation

Buying the book… in bulk

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “The GOP’s big bulk book-buying machine is boosting Republicans on the bestseller lists

Bryan Lowry, Kansas City Star: “Senate Conservatives Fund spends nearly $65,000 on Hawley’s not-yet-published book

Tom Benning, Dallas Morning News: “Houston Rep. Dan Crenshaw’s bestselling new book got boost from purchases by House GOP campaign arm

Alexandra Alter & Nicholas Confessore, New York Times: “R.N.C. spent nearly $100,000 on copies of Donald Trump Jr.’s book” (February 2019)