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NUMBERS, FACTS AND TRENDS SHAPING YOUR WORLD

January 14, 2014

Daily Briefing of Media News

In Today's News: Russia expels an American journalist, the media reflects on the ethics of blogging about cancer and DirecTV drops the Weather Channel.

Top Stories

Russia Expels U.S. Journalist Critical of Putin




View: On Live-Tweeting One’s Suffering




DirecTV Drops The Weather Channel In Dispute Over Carriage Fees



Media Business

Skimping on Fees and Avoiding Journalists: Are Publishers Doing Native on the Cheap?




The J-School Scrum: Bringing Agile Development Into the Classroom



Newspaper News

Staff Plans Bid For Philadelphia Newspapers



Press & Government

Journalists Flock to Jobs in Obama Administration



Social Media

Digital Publishing: All the News That’s Fit to Pin



Online Media

Start Small, Plan Big: How Two Nonprofit Education Sites Came Together to Build a Network



Science, Technology & News

View: That West Virginia Chemical Spill? It’s Likely a Bigger Scandal than Bridgegate



Media Ethics

Black Press Takes Free Trip to Morocco



International

View: China’s Coy Game of Intimidation with Foreign Media (Q&A)




Contrasting Fortunes for Burma’s English-Language Newspapers




Journalists Should Target Malawi’s Election Issues, Not Personalities