Views of the News: Crowley Checks Libya Claims; Hillary Takes Blame; NYT Page 1 Call; Felix's Jump

Oct 17, 2012

Obama/Romney Round Two: Crowley Ignites Controversy

Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "Pundits On Second Debate: Obama Came Back"

Mark Halperin, Time: "Moderator Role Under Scrutiny -- Before the Debate"

Associated Press: "Moderator Crowley became focus of debate when talk turned to Libya"

Dylan Byers, Politico: "Seeking control, Candy Crowley fact-checks Romney"

Dan Gainor, Fox News: "CNN's Crowley first plays umpire, then joins Team Obama"

Erik Wemple, The Washington Post: "Presidential debate: Did conservative media hurt Romney on Libya?"

David Weigel, Slate: "Acts of Terror -- or an Error?"

Hillary (Briefly) Takes the Blame

Matthew Lee, Associated Press: "Hillary Clinton shoulders blame for Libya consulate security"

Michael Calderone, The Huffington Post: "Wall Street Journal Held Hillary Clinton's Libya 'Responsibility' Comment For Several Days"

NYT's 'Front Page' Decision on Benghazi Hearing

Margaret Sullivan, New York Times Public Editor: "Why Wasn't Libya Hearing on Page A1 of The Times?"

Dylan Byers, Politico: "NYT Eds: 'No shame' in Libya hearings"

David D. Kirkpatrick, The New York Times: "Election-Year Stakes Overshadow Nuances of Libya Investigation"

Michael Calderone, The Huffington Post: "Reuters' Early Report Of Protestors At Libya Attack Raises Questions"

Michael Hastings, BuzzFeed: "The Media Dropped The Ball On Benghazi"

'Black People Drowning' Journo Makes Comeback

Joe Coscarelli, New York Magazine: "Fired Yahoo Journalist Lands at Politico After Racial Romney Quip"

Felix Baumgartner's YouTube Sensation

Cory Bergman, Lost Remote: "24-mile skydive breaks into social stratosphere, redefines event marketing"

Emma Rowley and Rebecca Clancy, The Telegraph: "Red Bull's space jump stunt with Felix Baumgartner 'worth £100m' in ad spend

Christopher Zara, International Business Times: "Felix Baumgartner Jump: One Giant Leap For Mass Media"

Peter Kafka, All Things D: "What Eight Million Livestreams Really Means"

Daniel Figueroa, "Why Did CNN Cut Away From Their Broadcast of Baumgartner's Jump?!"

Amy Shira Teitel, Discover Magazine: "Why Red Bull's Stratos Jump Was Just a Publicity Stunt -- and Only Partially Successful"