Views of the News: The Diary; Debate Frame Matters; "Illegal Immigrant"; Blown Call; Newsweek Spoof

Sep 26, 2012

CNN and the Diary

Adam Entous and Keach Hagey, The Wall Street Journal: "Family Protests CNN's Use of Slain Envoy's Journal"

Lynn Elber, Associated Press: "US State Dept. blasts CNN report on Stevens' diary"

Connor Simpson, The Atlantic: "Was CNN Right to Use Ambassador Stevens' Diary for Stories?"

Alex Weprin, Media Bistro: "Critics Take Aim At State Department, CNN In Light of Libya Journal Situation"

Bill Carter, The New York Times: "Amid Criticism, CNN Defends Reporting on Ambassador's Journal"

Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "Anderson Cooper On Libya Controversy: 'It's Our Job To Inform You Of Information That's Important'"

Why Debate Framing Matters

Jeff Grabmeier, "Media coverage influences value of presidental debates for viewers, study finds"

Kevin Cirilli, Politico: "Journalists bemoan 'food fight' coverage"

Lyman Morales, Gallup: "U.S. Distrust in Media Hits New High"

Debating "Illegal Immigrant"

Jose Antonio Vargas, Time: "Immigration Debate: The Problem with the Word Illegal"

Margaret Sullivan, The New York Times: "Is 'Illegal Immigrant' the Right Description?"

Blown Call

National Football League: "NFL supports decision to not overturn Seahawks' touchdown"

Dylan Byers, Politico: "Limbaugh: Mainstream media like NFL refs"

Newsweek Cover Spoof

Paul Waldman, The American Prospect: "Newsweek: Is Asking Inane Questions the Future of Journalism?"