Editor’s media picks – 4/12
The Bay Citizen will end its relationship with The New York Times as of April 29 so that it can have relationships with multiple media partners in the Bay Area, according to Steve Myers of Poynter.
The Times prints a section twice a week on Bay Area news that carries reports from The Bay Citizen, a nonprofit that also distributes its stories online… More via the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club
The Center for Investigative Reporting announced today that it’s launching a YouTube channel to showcase investigative reporting — from longstanding institutions like NPR and The New York Times, from nonprofit outlets like the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and even from independent filmmakers from around the globe — all in one common home… More via Nieman Journalism Lab
Sometimes it takes fewer than 140 characters to make a big impression — the wrong impression, in the case of a tweet sent from our @latimes Twitter handle Tuesday morning.
The tweet in question referenced a recently published story about George Zimmerman, the man at the center of the case of the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. The text of the tweet closely followed the language of the story’s original headline… More via LaTimes.com
Hi. My name is Joe Muto. I was the Fox Mole.
Two hours ago I was called into a meeting with Dianne Brandi, the Fox News Executive Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs and suspended indefinitely… with pay, oddly enough… More via Gawker.com
This isn’t goodbye…
By Brian Farnham
As you heard on today’s All-Company call, after four years as Editor-in-Chief of Patch, I’m moving on. My last day is May 4. I’m leaving for an assortment of reasons, but I’m glad to be able to say that none of them is negative. I love Patch, and I plan on staying very connected as an active alum, most specifically as a member of the advisory board we’re continuing to build. I feel incredibly lucky and grateful that I can maintain this connection, and I’ll be there anytime Patch calls on me… More via Patch.com