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Views of the News Preview: Big Changes at the Top

Dec 8, 2020

Some big changes at the top, as Black women are named to run major newsrooms; Rashida Jones will run MSNBC and Monica Richardson takes over as executive editor at the Miami Herald.

Benjamin Mullin & Joe Flint, Wall Street Journal: “MSNBC names Rashida Jones president, succeeding Phil Griffin

Ahiza García-Hodges, NBC News: “Rashida Jones named next president of MSNBC

Jeremy Barr, Washington Post: “Rashida Jones, replacing Phil Griffin at MSNBC, will be first Black woman to run a cable news network

Richard Prince, Journal-isms: “MSNBC’s Rashida Jones breaks glass ceiling

David Smiley, Miami Herald: “Miami Herald names Monica Richardson first Black executive editor in paper’s history

Richard Prince, Journal-isms: “Miami Herald names first Black top editor

Tom Jones, Poynter: “The newsrooms at both MSNBC and the Miami Herald will be run by Black women for the first time

Diversifying Media Criticism
The Objective Staff, Nieman Lab: “It’s a problem that most of the people paid to cover and criticize journalism are white

Gabe Schneider, The Objective: “U.S. newsrooms are very white. So are the critics and journalists who cover them

Richard Prince: “Journal-isms

Reporting the news, without a newsroom


Celine Castronuovo, The Hill: “Connecticut’s largest newspaper loses its newsroom

Katie Robertson, New York Times: “The Hartford Courant’s newsroom is closing down.

Kevin Hardy, Kansas City Star: “The Kansas City Star to move from downtown building, shifting printing operations

Kristen Hare, Poynter: “The coronavirus has closed more than 60 local newsrooms across America. And counting.

Tom Jones, Poynter: “Seven news outlets in the McClatchy chain will move out of their offices for the rest of the year

Ask them all: Who won?
Washington Post Staff, Washington Post: “Where Republicans in Congress stand on Trump’s false claim of winning the election

Martin Pengelly, The Guardian: “Just 27 of 249 Republicans in Congress willing to say Trump lost, survey finds

Joshua Klein, Breitbart: “WaPo: Media must shun Republicans who don’t accept Biden as ‘president-elect’

Matt Negrin, Washington Post: “A political litmus test for Republicans: Fail it, lost your TV slot

Reporter gets viewers benefits
Ilana E. Strauss, The Atlantic: “When a news anchor does the government’s job

Anne McCloy, WRGB-TV: “Gov. Cuomo’s office repsonds to help unemployed after CBS 6 brings concerns to briefing