Media Bits and Bytes - Chopping Block Edition
- AT&T Says It Will Not Sell CNN Despite Pressure From Trump's Justice Department - Meg James (Los Angeles Times)
- The USA Liberty Act — aka Don’t Let the Constitutional be the Enemy of the Unconstitutional - Elizabeth Goitein (Just Security)
- The Controversy Over Disney Blacklisting the LA Times, Explained - Caroline Framke and Alisa Wilkinson (Vox)
- Global Media Confronts Its Own Weinsteins - Jon Allsop and Karen K. Ho (Columbia Journalism Review)
- Something is Wrong on the Internet - James Bridle (Medium)
- Teen Vogue's Print Voice is Gone, but Conservatives Shouldn't Celebrate Just Yet - James Warren (Poynter)
By Meg James
November 8, 2017
Los Angeles Times
A demand to require the companies to divest assets, perhaps in part because of unflattering news coverage, would take Trump’s objections about CNN to a new level.
By Elizabeth Goitein
November 9, 2017
The USA Liberty Act’s provision aimed at curbing backdoor searches would actually be codifying the warrantless searches of Americans’ communications.
By Caroline Framke and Alisa Wilkinson
November 8, 2017
Disney retaliated against the LA Times for reporting it didn't like. The implications are huge.
By Jon Allsop and Karen K. Ho
November 1, 2017
Columbia Journalism Review
As the story continues to make headlines around the world, media organizations and women who work in them have been discussing their own workplace cultures and the Weinsteins in their own lives.
By James Bridle
November 6, 2017
Someone or something or some combination of people and things is using YouTube to systematically frighten, traumatise, and abuse children, automatically and at scale.
By James Warren
November 2, 2017
The digital version will remain but there will be layoffs at Teen Vogue and throughout the high-end Conde Nast empire.