The Poynter Institute for Media Studies

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Name: The Poynter Institute for Media Studies
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook moves to rid its feed of click bait

Facebook will reduce "click-bait" posts of outside links that try to lure users with eye-catching headlines.Headlines such as "You'll never believe why ..." or "This is the craziest thing ever," are common on the Internet. Publishers, including marketers, ... [Published Good Gear Guide - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Campus seeks growth, needs approval

University officials seek to grow enrollment from 4,700 students to 10,000 by 2014. Next week, they will make a case to turn USF St. Petersburg into a high-profile campus by increasing real estate, making it a research destination for faculty and raising ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

How Pubs Blend eCommerce With Content

The Washington Post drew some unwanted attention to itself after a kerfuffle over its insertion of “buy-it now” buttons in articles. But while the Post’s practice of putting links that facilitate purchasing goods into news stories didn’t sit well with ... [Published NetNewsCheck - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

What I learned about 'winning' from Facebook's Liz Heron

"How to win the Internet (news cycle)."Grabs you, right?That was the topic of Liz Heron's TEDx talk at the Poynter Institute this week in St. Petersburg. Heron is head of news partnerships for Facebook, so when she was going to talk about winning the ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Rieder: How to handle the beheading images?

Even for the New York Post , this was pretty shocking.Dominating the cover of its print edition Wednesday, accompanied by the headline SAVAGES, was a truly disturbing picture of freelance photojournalist James Wright Foley just before his beheading, with ... [Published Livingston Daily.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Poynter, Arizona State University announce online adjunct faculty certificate

by Published Aug. 20, 2014 11:57 am Updated Aug. 20, 2014 11:57 amThe Poynter Institute and Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication announced Wednesday an online certificate program for adjunct journalism ... [Published Poynter Institute - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ben Smith on BuzzFeed’s mass deletion: Part of being experimental is deleting your failed experiments

BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith has responded to criticism of the media company’s mass deletion of thousands of old posts, a move that Gawker and others have slammed[1] as an ethical breach of the highest order: in an interview with the Poynter Institute’s ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Ferguson police continue arresting and attacking media

The thug police force in Ferguson, Missouri, continues wage its campaign against the public it is sworn to defend—take this tweet from KMOV reporter Chris Stanford for example:Finally called it a night in #ferguson when police shot tear gas at us.  Laser ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Members of the media targeted by both sides in Ferguson

Aside from the military, I would like to think that the majority of people who go to their office building don't have to see their colleagues work in the middle of a glorified war zone.  Ferguson, Mo. has drawn a lot of attention over the past week since ... [Published Rapid City Journal - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

8.12.14: The Fight For Our Seafood & How To Write Short

Shrimp Boats in Venice, Louisiana. Credit finchlake2000 via flickr Creative Commons Despite having 94,000 miles of coastline and millions of acres of rivers, America imports 91% of its seafood. Today we explore the case for reviving the nation’s local ... [Published NHPR - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Poynter Gathers Media and Thought Leaders to Explore 25 Years of News on the Web

"The Web has completely reshaped everyone's beliefs about journalism and the way in which the news is reported," said Tim FranklinBefore the panel discussion began, industry professionals from the advertising, technology and communication fields, as well ... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Other view: Words aren’t enough for open government

His action and inaction tell a different story. The Obama administration has been one of the most secretive in decades.Forty-six journalism organizations this month endorsed a letter urging Obama to open his administration up to public scrutiny. The signers ... [Published Duluth News Tribune - Jul 29 2014]

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..."You don't grow from 4,700 to 10,000 overnight," Biafora said. "You have to grow incrementally. You have to grow wisely."
The goal is to provide a better canvas for things people actually want to see. "Over time, stories with 'click-bait' headlines can drown out content from friends and Pages that people really care about" the company said
...Thomas McInerney, a longtime Fox analyst, in a brief phone conversation with PunditFact. Why not? He talked to the New York Times and "landed myself on the front page in a story full of crap."
...to commit violent acts, and we remove videos violating these policies when flagged by our users," a YouTube spokesperson told me over email. "We also terminate any account registered by a member of a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization and used in an official capacity to further its interests."

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Campus seeks growth, needs approval [Published Individual.com - Aug 25 2014]
Facebook moves to rid its feed of click bait [Published Good Gear Guide - Aug 25 2014]
Attention, attention: Satire alert. Please inse... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 23 2014]
PunditFact: When the U.S. goes to war, TV netwo... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Aug 22 2014]
How Pubs Blend eCommerce With Content [Published NetNewsCheck - Aug 22 2014]
Did Twitter and YouTube Make the Right Call in ... [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
What I learned about 'winning' from Facebook's ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 21 2014]
Rieder: How to handle the beheading images? [Published Livingston Daily.com - Aug 20 2014]
Poynter, Arizona State University announce onli... [Published Poynter Institute - Aug 20 2014]
Poynter and Arizona State pioneer certificate p... [Published Wall Street Select - Aug 20 2014]
Poynter and Arizona State pioneer certificate p... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Aug 20 2014]
Ben Smith on BuzzFeed’s mass deletion: Part of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
Ben Smith on BuzzFeed’s mass deletion: Part of ... [Published GigaOM - Aug 19 2014]
Ferguson police continue arresting and attackin... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 19 2014]
Ferguson police continue arresting and attackin... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 19 2014]
TEDxPoynterInsitute [Published WDUV.com - Aug 19 2014]
Ferguson protests underscore rise of citizen jo... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 18 2014]
Why Alan Pyke Ought to Resign – And Won't [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 16 2014]
Why Alan Pyke Ought to Resign – And Won't [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 16 2014]
Members of the media targeted by both sides in ... [Published Rapid City Journal - Aug 15 2014]
School of Communications faculty participate in... [Published Elon University - Aug 14 2014]
"Egregious assault on freedom of the press" in ... [Published CBS News - Aug 14 2014]
'100 Things to Do' is a Tampa Bay bucket list [Published Tampa Tribune - Aug 14 2014]
Can Robin Williams's death change how we talk a... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Aug 14 2014]
Why safe reporting on suicide matters [Published PBS - Aug 13 2014]
'The Social Media Stars of Birmingham': Expert ... [Published ABC 3340 - Aug 13 2014]
8.12.14: The Fight For Our Seafood & How To Wri... [Published NHPR - Aug 12 2014]
Its Kinja commenting platform is the future of ... [Published GigaOM - Aug 11 2014]
Journalists: White House Defense of Transparenc... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 11 2014]
Welcome to SND election season [Published Noodls - Aug 09 2014]
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Poynter and Arizona State pioneer certificate p... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Aug 20 2014]
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poynter Institute and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University will launch an innovative online certificate program for adjunct faculty ...
Ferguson police continue arresting and attackin... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 19 2014]
The thug police force in Ferguson, Missouri, continues wage its campaign against the public it is sworn to defend—take this tweet from KMOV reporter Chris Stanford for example: Finally called it a night in #ferguson when police shot tear gas at us. ...
Why Alan Pyke Ought to Resign – And Won't [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 16 2014]
On Thursday, Alan Pyke, an economics editor at Think Progress, the blog of the Center for American Progress, the liberal think-tank in Washington, tweeted out that he wished Fox News chief Roger Ailes would die a “slow, painful” death—“and soon.” ...
Journalists: White House Defense of Transparenc... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 11 2014]
The White House responded Monday to criticism from dozens of leading press organizations and transparency groups, saying it has improved access to public officials, whistleblower protections, and declassified documents. White House press Secretary Josh ...
Hypocritical Dems Rail Against 'Redskins', Rais... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Aug 02 2014]
The media are furious. The Poynter Institute, which keeps an eye on all things journalistic, is maintaining a list of media people and institutions who have decided they are so enraged by the idea of calling the Washington Redskins the …well, you ...
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Poynter and Pioneer News Group Partner To Creat... [Published Financial Services - Jun 16 2014]
The Poynter Institute and Turkish Media Associa... [Published Financial Services - Apr 16 2014]
Leading Media Organizations Announce Training A... [Published Financial Services - Mar 26 2014]
Poynter Names Nationally Recognized Editor and ... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 30 2014]
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