“It was an historic day for Bristol. The city’s first same-sex marriage. We thought it was front-page news. And we illustrated the event with the picture that defines any marriage – the happy couple’s first kiss.
“I’m a Bristolian, brought up in South Bristol. Real Bristol. One of the things I love about my home town is how characterful, tolerant and non-conformist its people are. So I thought Bristol was ready for that picture.
“But, boy, was I wrong. We lost thousands of sales of the paper. Which surprised me. Because, on the day, we received just nine phone calls of complaint.”
Two CNN producers were arrested today after trying—and failing miserably—to break into the World Trade Center site for a story about people who were actually able to break in.
what i would give to see this as an actual news story.
"And as you can see, it is extremely easy to-"
"Sir, get down."
"And as we’ve seen, the security at this part of the fence seems to-"
"Sir, please. Don’t make us ask you again."
"Many have noticed that security-"
"ok, you’re both coming with us."
We’ve reached the point where CNN is more reality TV than news. No turning back from here. Pretty soon, cable news is going to look kinda like this:
Remember this day, folks. It’s a sad one.
Chris Hayes talks to his panel about the link between refusing to vaccinate and an outbreak of measles.
Great piece on the impact of misinsformation.
Mandy Jenkins, Managing Editor at Project Thunderdome at Digital First Media and ONA Board Member, weighs in on how news organizations can do a better job hiring a more diverse staff.
Want to see hundreds of nerds freak out? Check out the debate over @APStylebook decision to make “over” an alternative to “more than”