The New York Times found itself in the news again last Thursday when it was widely criticized for publishing information about the Trump-Ukraine whistleblower’s identity. Within a few hours of the story going live, “#CancelNYT” was trending on Twitter and the wait time to cancel reader subscriptions had reportedly reached four hours.
When people think of nonprofits, many people often think of organizations devoted to curing a disease or saving the environment. However, news organizations like the Nevada Independent and ProPublica are trying to “save” journalism by going completely digital and changing their structure to a nonprofit
In the face of mounting vitriol from the newly ordained Trump administration, the press has ramped up its efforts to elicit leaks from within the White House and elsewhere in the federal bureaucracy. Leaks matter. The right leak can sustain national discourse, earn journalism prizes
Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s repeated claims (of course, via his Twitter account) that the New York Times is “failing,” the newspaper has actually been experiencing historic surges in paid subscriptions since election day. According to CNN Money, the Times has seen its largest subscription increase, in the month following the
Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines On Monday, Associated Press (AP) Vice President of Standards
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