This Week’s Headlines: Fired KCS Reporter Fights Back, HuffPo Removes Story with Fabricated Quotes

As we celebrate American Independence Day, headlines in the media and publishing world were dominated by stories of questionable ethics. Read on for links ot the stories that caught our eye this week:

Fired KC Star reporter sues, says using…

Building the Great Newspaper Paywall

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The beleaguered newspaper industry has finally settled on a digital revenue strategy—the metered paywall—and now everyone’s pitching in to get it built. Paywalls have their critics, their boosters, more critics and then the critics-who-also-want-to-be-boosters. Time will tell who was right but we were curious to…

This Week’s Headlines: Supreme Court Rules on Health Care, Ann Curry Leaves Today Show

The Twittersphere was abuzz yesterday with news of Ann Curry’s departure from the Today show and the Supreme Court’s health care ruling. Here’s a look at these and other stories from the past week:

‘Today’ co-host Ann Curry bids farewell:…

This Week’s Headlines: Knight News Challenge Awards, Post Drops iPad Paywall

Hope all our readers on the East Coast are surviving this week’s heat wave! Here’s a look at the media and publishing headlines that caught our eye this week:

Guardian: BBC honcho Mark Thompson may become next New York Times…

This Week’s Headlines: Politico Expanding, Time Offering iPad Subscriptions

First off, we couldn’t resist including a link to Poynter’s post about the journalist wage maps we published yesterday. (In case you haven’t noticed, we’re huge fans of the Poynter website so that was a nice coup for us.) Elsewhere in cyberspace: reporters,…

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