What will our newspapers look like one year from now, if Donald Trump is elected president? That was what editors at the Boston Globe wanted readers to see when they published a “fake” front page Sunday. Was it effective?
Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “Boston Globe to publish fake front page on Trump presidency”
Peter Andrew Hart, Huffington Post: “Boston Globe hammers Trump with fake front page”
Benjamin Mullin, Poynter: “Boston Globe runs satirical front page showing Trump presidency”
James Warren, Poynter: “Why the Boston Globe’s anti-Trump fake front page falls flat”
Kansas City vs Cleveland
Watch two first-class cities fight a battle for civic pride.
Cynthia Holmberg, WEWS-TV: “Leon Bibb speaks out on Kansas City Star editorial that warns of potential riots during RNC”
Editorial, Kansas City Star: “Maybe Kansas City dodged a bullet when Cleveland napped the GOP convention”
Challenges of working away from home
The toughest part of working in the news business? Leaving family and friend for that first or second or third journalism job. And, for one young meteorologist, that struggle turned deadly.
Eric Sorensen, WQAD-TV: “The Eric Factor: The toughest part of the broadcasting business”
Austin Fast, WCPO-TV: “Cincinnati native Russell Bird, 27, found dead in Oregon apartment”
Scott Jones, FTVLive: “Oregon weatherman kills himself after asking for help”
Reporter background checks
The Arizona legislature has restricted the media to the public gallery, removing them from the House floor pending invasive criminal and civil background checks.
Howard Fischer, Arizona Capital Times: “Arizona house bans reporters who won’t consent to background checks”
Miguel Otárola, Cronkite News: “Legislative reporters suspect targeting after Arizona House adds new background check”
Bob Christie, Associated Press: “Arizona rule restricts reporters who reject background check”
Richard Ruelas, Arizona Republic: “’I’ve never seen anything like this’: Reporters lose access to Arizona House floor as speaker cites security worries”
AJ Vicens, Mother Jones: “Arizona House leadership to reporters: Show us your papers”
Race, gender problems at the New York Times
Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “The New York Time’s bizarre handling of its Gay Talese story”
Amy Littlefield, Rewire: “Meet the poet who inadvertently took down Gay Talese, and the journalist Talese insulted”
Sridhar Pappu, New York Times: “Gay Talese goes through the Twitter wringer”
Press Run, New York Times: “Dean Baquet responds to “Gay Talese Goes through the Twitter Wringer”
Margaret Sullivan, New York Times: “A ‘flawed story’ on Gay Talese, and “clumsy’ handling of race and gender”
Meet Hilde Kate Lysiak: Ace Reporter
This 9-year-old is breaking news!
Tom Jackman, Washington Post: “9-year-old reporter breaks crime news, posts videos, fires back at critics”
Joe Pompeo, Columbia Journalism Review: “Is this 8-year-old’s newspaper better than yours?”
Elizabeth Murry, Today: “Meet Hilde Lysiak, Pennsylvania’s 8-year-old newspaper reporter”
Reliable Sources, CNN: “How a 9-year-old broke news about a murder”
The End for 'American Idol'
It's a show that's defined much of the 2000's. What will its legacy be?
Brian Stelter, CNN Money: “What the ‘American Idol’ finale looked like from the inside”
Joi-Marie McKenzie, ABC News: "Ryan Seacrest explains mysterious ‘American Idol’ sign-off on series finale”
Melinda Newman, Rolling Stone: "Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick and end of ‘American Idol’”