Friday, June 22, 2012

Curry's Unfortunate Interview, Politico Reporter Suspended, Robin Roberts Feels The Love

Friday, June 22, 2012
In an unfortunately and poignantly timed interview, portions of which were released on Thursday, Ann Curry told Ladies' Home Journal that she hoped to log at least another five years as a "Today" co-host — and she candidly discussed the hurt she felt over the show's falling ratings and her perceived role in bringing them about.
Reporter Suspended For Making Controversial Mitt Romney Comments
WATCH: Robin Roberts' Moment With Mary J. Blige
Who's Landing The Big Interviews After Oprah?
Huff Post UK Editor Scoops Top Media Award
Julian Assange Speaks Out
Arianna Huffington: The Slow News Movement
Each year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity gathers thousands of innovative thinkers and practitioners in advertising and media from around the world to talk about what's new and what's next in our brave new digital world. And, more and more, people and innovative companies are recognizing that we actually have a life beyond our gadgets.
Jason Silverstein: Stop and Frisk -- and DNA Test?
Taking DNA samples from people arrested, but not convicted of a crime, has the potential to make our already unfair justice system even less fair. Before we expand the preconviction DNA dragnet, we should think hard about what that means in a racially biased system.
Maggie Furlong: In Defense of HBO's 'The Newsroom': Why This Might Be One of Aaron Sorkin's Smarter Shows
HBO's "The Newsroom" has all the hallmarks of an Aaron Sorkin show, but there's one significant twist that should attract Sorkin fans and the uninitiated alike: He's making viewers the smart ones.
Akilah Bolden-Monifa: The National Association of Black Journalists Convention Explained
People of color are still in the minority in the United States and a even smaller percentage in the workforce. Ergo, any time there is a journalism conference not specifically labeled as, for people of color, it will be attended predominately by white folks.
Neil Wagner: No Break in the Breaking News That Our Climate Is Breaking
These are the best of times and the worst of times for the climate change cartoonist field. On the plus side, there is no problem coming up with new ideas. On the down side, there are new, horrifying climate findings being reported every day.

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