Views of the News: Costas & Guns; Dixon & Alden; Subway Ethics; After Leveson; The Daily's Dead

Dec 5, 2012

Costas Tackles Gun Control

Howard Kurtz, The Daily Beast: "Bob Costas Steps Onto Gun-Control Minefield"

Bill Carter, The New York Times: "At Halftime, Costas Put Spotlight on Guns.  By Morning, the Spotlight Was on Him."

Will Bunch, The Huffington Post: "Bob Costas Learns the Right Time to Talk About Guns in America: Never"

Chris Cox, The Daily Caller: "Bob Costas interrupts football game to bash gun owners"

Daniel Bates, The Daily Mail: "Friends say Kansas City Chief Jovan Belcher struggled with head injuries, alcohol, and painkillers before killing his girlfriend"

Michael Dixon: What Did Alden Know?

Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "Mizzou's silence wasn't golden"

Terez A. Paylor, The Kansas City Star: "Haith says Dixon's suspension was for academics, then changed"

Columbia Missourian: "LET'S TALK: Rape, rape culture and the bigger dialogue"

"This Man is About to Die"

Dylan Stableford, Yahoo! News: "New York Post piles on the horror with front-page photo of man about to be killed by subway train"

Jeff Bercovici, Forbes: "New York Post's Subway Death Photo: Was It Ethical Photojournalism?"

Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times: "'Today' shows controversial New York Post photos of subway victim"

R. Umar Abassi, The New York Post: "Anguished photog: Critics are unfair to condemn me"

The Leveson Report: What's Next?

Gordon Rayner, The Telegraph: "Leveson Report: the key points at a glance"

David Batty, The Guardian: "The Leveson report in links"

Maria Golovnina, Reuters: "David Cameron Tells UK Press to Act Quickly on Leveson Recommendations"

Bobbie Johnson, GigaOm: "Britain's press inquiry is a deathbed confession, not a solution"

The Daily is Dead

Peter Kafka, All Things D: "News Corp. Shutters The Daily iPad App"

Mathew Ingram, GigaOm: "Why Rupert Murdoch's bold bet on The Daily was doomed from the start"

Jennifer Saba, Reuters: "Murdoch keeps News Corp name, Thomson becomes publishing CEO"

Lauren Indvik, Mashable: "Tablet Readers Don't Want Interactivity, Says Hearst President"

David Bauder, Associated Press: "Study shows growth in second screen users"

Joking About Drones