Category: newspapers

Ousted L.A. Times editor blasts newspapers’ “psychology of surrender”

For the second time in a little over a year, the Los Angeles Times has lost its editorial director over conflicts between the editorial side and the business…

Standards of Journalism

Print journalists criticizing bloggers is nothing new. So when Michael Skube, a journalism professor at Elon University, wrote an opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times, in which…

Embedded journalism

The LAT covers the Mirthala Salinas affair. UPDATE, Nov. 18, 2007: The above link (now removed) has gone bad. Here’s a summary of the story.

Do we really need copy editors?

By MARK SHERMAN | Associated Press Writer: “[Supreme Court chief justice] Roberts walked out the hospital’s ambulance door wearing a blue sport coast, a blue shirt with no…

Is the NYT concealing decline in print revenue?

That’s the claim of Scott Karp, who has done the kind of analysis of the NYTCO’s earnings report that most journalists fail to do. His conclusion is that…

Poisoning the Well

What we get in newspaper book reviews are critics testifying to what their first encounters with a work were like, before any other people have experienced the work….