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Haiti Shows Why We Need CNN

Anderson Cooper's 'boots-in-the-rubble' coverage can't be beat

(Newser) - The appalling suffering in the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, and Anderson Cooper's effectiveness at "boots-in-the-rubble" coverage of it, have reminded us of the importance of news stalwart CNN, writes James Rainey. CNN has taken an enormous beating for sticking with straight news over political commentary, as cable... More »

Obama Brings Ethnic Media Into Loop

Latino, black outlets see better access to White House

(Newser) - From phoning Hispanic radio hosts to appearing on Telemundo, President Obama has shown a willingness to connect with the Latino community many feel his predecessor lacked. And while Obama’s first print interview as president was with Black Enterprise magazine, the White House and ethnic media outlets are approaching this... More »

Seattle Newspaper Deathwatch Begins

Post-Intelligencer put up for sale, could stop printing if there's no buyer

(Newser) - The Seattle Post-Intelligencer will be closed or converted to a digital publication if a buyer doesn't emerge within 60 days, the Seattle Times reports. "Our losses have reached an unacceptable level," the executive of owner Hearst who made the announcement told the stunned newsroom today. "People cried,... More »

Culture Shifts at Bloomberg's News Operation

Outsiders take some edge off, but outfit still bucks trend with growth

(Newser) - Unlike many news organizations, Bloomberg LP is growing, though whether the company’s culture will survive is in doubt, Seth Mnookin writes in Vanity Fair. Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York and the company’s majority shareholder, no longer oversees day-to-day operations. And the chief architect of the financial services... More »

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