With the departure of Edward Greenspon — who served just under seven years — from The Globe and Mail, Doug Kelly of the National Post becomes the dean of Toronto newspaper editors. He has been on the job since 2005 (I can't yet find a more specific date than that). He replaced Matthew Fraser, who [...]
Huge management shakeup at The Globe and Mail newsroom. Ed Greenspon is out as editor-in-chief. John Stackhouse, the Report On Business editor, is in.
A top FBI official told a Timesman about the events swirling behind what came to be known as the Watergate scandal well before the Washington Post got into the act. And he told an editor … and the whole thing went nowhere. And as a result, the Washington Post sailed off into journalistic history. From [...]
NYT public editor Clark Hoyt had to review the firefighting and preventative measures on three ethical flare-ups at his employer's newspaper. I'll focus on the one involving Mo Dowd, as I've blogged about it before: Last Sunday, Dowd’s column on Dick Cheney and torture picked up a paragraph, with one minor word change, from Josh [...]
From the subhead to an essay by U.S. j-prof and social critic Todd Gitlin: “Circulation, revenue, attention, authority, and deference: a host of troubles force the diminishing of news in the United States.” He argues that a public model, guided by non-profit boards, might be the way of the futue. Posted at OpenDemocracy on May [...]