Views of the News: UM Press; Questionable Campaign Practices; YouTube News; Spying on Scientists

Jul 18, 2012

New Press Plan Doesn't Stop Protests

John Eligon, The New York Times: "Plan to Close University of Missouri Press Stirs Anger"

Janese Silvey, Columbia Daily Tribune: "Authors leave UM Press amid controversial shakeup"

Mara Rose Williams, Kansas City Star: "After Outcry, University of Missouri presents new plan for press"

Emma Kessinger and Fareeha Famir, Columbia Missourian: "MU announces the opening of new, digital University of Missouri Press"

Guest Commentary, Columbia Missourian: "New model for university press is flawed"

"Save the University of Missouri Press" Facebook group

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Questionable Campaign Practices

Keith Laing, The Hill: "Halperin, Schieffer critical of appearance in Romney campaign ad"

Jeremy W. Peters, The New York Times: "The Latest Word on the Camapaign Trail? I Take It Back"

Adam Gabbatt, The Guardian: "Quote approval furore forces US news media to rethink 'unacceptable' practice"

The Serious Side of YouTube

Project for Excellence in Journalism: "YouTube & News"

Mark Little, Nieman Reports: "The checklist Storyful uses to verify online content"

Government Spies on Medical Safety Experts

Eric Lichtblau and Scott Shane, The New York Times: "Vast F.D.A. Effort Tracked E-Mails of Its Scientists"

Ellen Nakashima and Lisa Rein, The Washington Post: "FDA lawyers authorized spying on agency's employees, senator says"