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Views Preview: Covering Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

Apr 16, 2019

Television journalists found themselves speechless, trying to describe the pictures on their screens, showing the centuries old cathedral consumed by flames. Two days later, we’ll examine the coverage here and abroad.

Lauren Collins, The New Yorker: “On the roof of Notre-Dame, before it burned

Jane Lytvynenko, BuzzFeed via Twitter: “I’m watching for hoaxes…

Michael Kimmelman, New York Times: “A France in turmoil weeps for a symbol of Paris’s enduring identity

Liberation: “La photo inpressionnante d’un drone qui a survolé Notre-Dame en feu

Josh Benton, Nieman Journalism Lab: “As Notre Dame burned, an algorithmic error at YouTube put information about 9/11 under news videos”                                                                

Pulitzer Prizes Awarded

Ren Laforme, Poynter: “Here are the winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes

David Hunn, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "Post-Dispatch columnist Tony Messenger wins Pulitzer Prize: 'A story I'm going to keep telling'"

Meg James, Los Angeles Times: “Los Angeles Times wins a Pulitzer Prize for investigation into USC gynecologist

Michael M. Grynbaum, New York Times: “Sun Sentinel wins public service Pulitzer for Parkland shooting coverage

Paul Farhi, Washignton Post: “The Washington Post wins 3 Pulitzer Prizes; Sun Sentinel wins public-service medal for Parkland shooting coverage

Marina Fang, HuffPost: “Capital Gazette receives Pulitzer Prize Special Citation for newsroom shooting coverage

Columbine 20 Years Later

John Ingold, Colorado Sun, “Opinion: How the media – including me – unwittingly helped create a Columbine narrative that has inspired murderers ever since

Clyde Haberman, New York Times: “20 years after Columbine, what have we learned?

Julian Assange Arrested

Alan Rusbridger, Washington Post: “Partnering with Assange was unpleasant. But work like his is crucial.

Glenn Greenwald & Micah Lee, The Intercept: “The U.S. government’s indictment of Julian Assange posts grave threats to press freedom

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “Traditional journalists may abandon Wikileaks’ Assange at their own peril

Ed Pilkington, The Guardian: “Julian Assange’s charges are a direct assault on press freedom, experts warn

Brian Sttelter & Hadas Gold, CNN: “Julian Assange’s arrest could end as a test for press freedom

Michael Weiss, The Atlantic: “Julian Assange got what he deserved

Michelle Goldberg, New York Times: “Is Assange’s arrest a threat to the free press?

Trevor Timm, The Guardian, “Assange’s indictment is Trump’s next step in his war on press freedom

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “The Assange indictment is thin gruel

Sam Thielman, Columbia Journalism Review: “All our righteous scumbags

Measles and the anti-vaxxers

Betsy Smith, KBIA: “Missouri House bill to protect families from vaccine discrimination

Michelle Lou & Brandon Griggs, CNN: “Even with measles outbreaks across the U.S., at least 20 states have proposed anti-vaccination bills

Amanda Darrach, Columbia Journalism Review: “Orthodox media against anti-vaxxer movement

Elizabeth Jensen, NPR: “Injecting NPR’s vaccine coverage with respect – and facts

The end for Johnson Publishing

I-Chun Chen, Chicago Business Journal: “Former publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines files for bankruptcy

Jon Seidel, Chicago Sun-Times: “Johnson Publishing Co., the ex-publisher of Ebony and Jet, files for bankruptcy

Rachel Siegel, Washington Post: “Johnson Publishing Company, the ex-publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines, files for bankruptcy

Derek T. Dingle, Black Enterprise: “With bankruptcy filing, an end of an era at Johnson Publishing

Dara Sharif, The Root: “Iconic Johnson Publishing, the company that was once behind Ebony and Jet Magazines, files for bankruptcy

Cheryl Corley, WBEZ/NPR: “Historic former publisher of Ebony and Jet Magazines files for bankruptcy

All news isn’t local

Elizabeth Grieco, Pew Research Center: “For many rural residents in U.S., local news media mostly don’t cover the area where they live

Must-see journalism movies

Tom Jones, Poynter: “There are a lot of great journalism movies. Here are our top 25.