Views of the News: Inaugural Memes, Media Fumble Manti, Oprah/Lance Reac, Longform Meltdown

Jan 23, 2013

Inauguration Day: Winners, Losers & Dominant Memes

Bill Carter, The New York Times: "Cable News Networks See Big Falloff from 2009 in Inauguration Ratings"

Andrew Beaujon, "How Washingtonian lost its Beyonce lip-sync scoop"

David Gergen, CNN: "Obama's historic speech deepens divisions"

Ron Fournier, National Journal: "Chastened by His Times, Obama Falls Short of History in Inaugural Address"

Jon Walker, Fire Dog Lake: "A Surprisingly Liberal Inaugural Address"

Media Fumble Girlfriend Hoax

David S. Klein, Ad Age: "Sports Journalists Must Take Rap For Te'o Tall Tale"

Richard Sandomir and James Andrew Miller, The New York Times: "As ESPN Debated, Manti Te'o Story Slipped Away"

Howard Kurtz, The Daily Beast: "How the Media Missed the Hoax of Manti Te'o and His Fictional Girlfriend"

Allan Joseph, University of Notre Dame's The Observer: "Examining our own mistakes and what went wrong"

Mallary Jean Tenore, "Deadspin's Burke: Te'o story shows 'diminished role' of investigative journalism"

Reacting to Oprah and Lance

Meg James, The Los Angeles Times: "Oprah's Lance Armstrong interview seen by 28 million worldwide"

Patrick Kevin Day, The Los Angeles Times: "Lance Armstrong interview with Oprah Winfrey gets negative reactions"

Neal Karlinsky, ABC News: "Lance Armstrong May Have Lied to Winfrey: investigators"

Associated Press: "Oprah: Lance Armstrong Can Be A 'Hero' Again"

Measuring a 'Meltdown'

Dean Starkman, Columbia Journalism Review: "Major papers' longform meltdown"

Starkman, CJR: "Longform meltdown (cont.)"

TV News Hires: Interesting Bedfellows

The Huffington Post: "Jake Tapper Makes CNN Debut"

Associated Press: "Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins CBS News as contributor"

Alex Weprin, TV Newser: "Fox News Signs Dennis Kucinich As Contributor"

CBS Shoots Self, Other Media Conglomerates In the Foot

Katy Bachman, Adweek: "CBS' Hopper Award Knock Could Set Back Media Ownership Rules"