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Views of the News Preview: Russia's invasion of Ukraine

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All eyes are on Ukraine nearly a week after Russian forces invaded the country. This week, we look at the work reporters are doing on the ground, the effects of social media and limiting the spread of disinformation from Russian state media.

James Poniewozik, New York Times: “Ukraine on TV: We’ve never seen this before. And we’ve never seen anything like it.

Sarah Ellison & Travis M. Andrews, Washington Post: “’They seem so like us’: In depicting Ukraine’s plight, some in media use offensive comparisons

David Gilbert, VICE: “Inside Russian journalist’s fight against Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Dominick Mastrangelo, The Hill: “Fox reporter admonishes former Trump adviser suggesting US ‘stay out of’ Ukraine-Russia conflict

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Opinion: How did Tucker Carlson turn into a Putin apologist?

Aaron Blake, Washington Post: “Fox News’s Jennifer Griffin fully loses her patience with Fox’s Ukraine punditry

Charlott Tobitt, Press Gazette: “Ofcom opens 15 new ‘due impartiality’ investigations into RT over Sunday programming

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “RT was Russia’s answer to CNN. Now it’s pro-Putin spin on Ukraine is sparking new outrage.

Laura Kayali, Politico: “EU to ban Russia’s RT, Sputnik media outlets, von der Leyen says

Naman Ramachandran, Variety: “European Union to ban Russia Today and Sputnik, close airspace as President Putin threatens nuclear action

Adam Satariano, New York Times: “Russia intensifies censorship campaign, pressuring tech giants

Taylor Hatmaker, TechCrunch: “Twitter will mark tweets with links to Russian state-backed media and limit their reach

Emma Roth, The Verge: “Facebook limits access to some Russian state-controlled media in Ukraine

Paresh Dave, Reuters: “Google blocks RT, other Russian channels from earning ad dollars

Kyle Pope, Columbia Journalism Review: “The Ukraine invasion, and breaking our worst habits

State of the Union
Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press: “State of the Union: Amid disputes, common cause for Ukraine

Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post: “Opinion: Quick! Rewrite the State of the Union!

Annie Linskey & Tyler Pager, Washington Post: “Biden wanted to use the State of the Union speech to pivot to his agenda. Then Russia started a land war.

CNN’s new boss

Brian Stelter, CNN: “Chris Licht introduces himself to CNN as its next CEO

Mike Allen, Sara Fischer, Axios: “Scoop: CNN to dull its literal edge’”

Michael M. Grynbaum & John Koblin, New York Times: “Chris Licht, a creator of ‘Morning Joe’ and ‘Colbert’ producer, is set to run CNN

Dylan Byers, Puck: “Jeff Zucker’s successor is… Chris Licht

Jeremy Barr and Sarah Ellison, Washington Post: “Chris Licht will replace Jeff Zucker as head of CNN

Rebranding The Undefeated

Brooks Barnes, New York Times: “ESPN rebrands Black-focused Undefeated site as Andscape

Raina Kelley, Andscape: “Why we are changing our name to Andscape

Mac Nwulu, ESPN Press Room: “ESPN and the Walt Disney Company announce the launch of Andscape, rebranded and reimagined expansion of The Undefeated

Natural hair on air

Amaris Castillo, Poynter: “For Black women journalists, wearing #NaturalHairOnAir is a point of pride and resistance

Associated Press: “Missouri House votes to ban hair discrimination in schools

Senate Bill No. 994 | House Bill No. 2373

AMY SIMONS teaches multi-platform reporting and editing to students in the convergence journalism interest area.