Friday Crib Sheet: Will OWS Shootings Change Media's Reporting?

Two shooting deaths at two different Occupy protests in less than 12 hours. Will the media finally acknowledge the self-destructive aesthetic of OWS?

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– Oprah’s BFF, Gayle King, is headed to CBS mornings.

A fight over sourcing at Poynter:

Jim Romenesko, the blogger who developed a large and loyal following by chronicling and summarizing news in the media world, quit his post on Thursday evening after a bizarre spat with the institute that hosts his writing.

An editor at Poynter, which purchased Mr. Romenesko’s blog 12 years ago, had questioned his failure to use quotation marks when summarizing articles in his daily round-ups of media stories — summaries that Mr. Romenesko never claimed credit for as his original work.

– CNBC scored its biggest ratings of the year with the GOP primary debate.

– Diane Sawyer scores the first interview with Gabrielle Giffords.


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