Topic: news media

A.G. Sulzberger ’03 became publisher of the Times on Jan. 1, 2018. He is the sixth person in his family to hold the position.

News, University News

Times publisher Sulzberger ’03 returns to University

September 24, 2019 0 comments

A.G. Sulzberger ’03, publisher of the New York Times, returned to the University Monday evening to share his belief in the steadfast power of journalism in a world where reporters face unprecedented risk and newspapers face failing business models.

The bill aims to increase the bargaining power of local news organizations in negotiations with tech giants. These companies, primarily Google and Facebook, are criticized for using local news content without loyalties.

Metro, News

Proposed bill seeks to protect local news from tech giants

April 18, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On April 3, David Cicilline proposed the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act for the second year in a row, which would allow online publishers and small newspapers to collectively negotiate with companies over the terms that regulate how these dominant online platforms distribute the publishers’ content.

Columns, Opinions

Flynn ’20: Herald, employ the Oxford comma

April 16, 2018 2 comments

Anyone who has written for the Brown Daily Herald has had to put up with the stain of barbarism that persists in its style guide.

David Corn ’89, the D.C. bureau chief of Mother Jones, Benjamin Domenech, publisher of the Federalist, and Sabrina Siddiqui, political reporter at the Guardian discussed the difficulties of covering the Trump administration. The journalists said they have to prove themselves trustworthy to the public and must be diligent about fact-checking.

News, University News

Journalists talk societal discontent toward media in Trump era

October 23, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Three journalists from different publications came together to discuss the challenges journalism has faced since the election of President Trump.

Columns, Opinions

Smith GS: Turning down the cacophony

April 4, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Today’s media landscape looks nothing like the single reliable daily newspaper our parents and grandparents could count on for all their information.

The tricky optics of news in age of Trump

Arts & Culture

The tricky optics of news in age of Trump

March 8, 2017 Comments are Disabled

For CNN and its media brethren, attacking President Trump hasn’t paid off … or has it?