News Meets Logic

News on News Industry

Aggregated News Headlines on News and Journalism Industry

Vice News Promotes Beverly Chase To VP Of Current Programming, Development
Beverly Chase has been promoted to vice president of current programming and development for Vice News and Vice World News. Chase was previously the executive producer of long form for Vice News. In her new role, she will continue to serve as as executive producer and showrunner of Vice on Showtime. She will also now oversee original programming, specials, and long form projects while expanding her role at Vice News Tonight . The post Vice News Promotes Beverly Chase To VP Of Current Progr...
TV News Check at Friday, August 5, 2022 12:33:36 PM


Trump Says He Is Suing CNN, Other Outlets
Former President Donald Trump, whose allegations, without evidence, that the 2020 election was rigged helped fuel the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, has signaled he plans to sue CNN for its fake news. But given that the news came in the form of one of innumerable fundraising emails from the President and his as-of-yet non-campaign, it could be yet another effort to raise money for a possible 2024 run. I have notified CNN of my intent to file a lawsuit. Trump said, citing its repeated defamatory s...
TV News Check at Friday, August 5, 2022 12:13:43 PM


TheGrio Adds News And Political TV Host Marc Lamont Hill
Allen Media Group has hired veteran academic, author, activist and television host Marc Lamont Hill for AMGs Black news/entertainment media platform, theGrio. Hill will bring his perspectives on culture, politics, race, sports and education to all of theGrio media platforms: theGrio television network, theGrio free-streaming app, theGrio news/entertainment website, and the recently-launched theGrio Black Podcast […] The post TheGrio Adds News And Political TV Host Marc Lamont Hill app...
TV News Check at Friday, August 5, 2022 9:52:14 AM


Monkeypox is now a health emergency in the United States
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have […] The post Monkeypox is now a ‘health emergency’ in the United States appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Friday, August 5, 2022 5:00:43 AM


Get On The Metaverse Bus – Or Miss Out On Revenue Opportunities
The metaverse is quickly beginning to take shape, and media will play a significant role in using it to engage customers and create new business models. This “Second Life 2.0” offers abundant opportunities for broadcasters to carve out a slice of the metaverse revenue pie. MFMs Annual Conference featured a plethora of sessions on the metaverse; heres a cross-section of the array of information shared by scores of experts at the May 2022 event. The post Get On The Metaverse Bus – Or Miss Out...
TV News Check at Friday, August 5, 2022 4:29:05 AM


The Law & Justice Journalism Project aims to help journalists covering crime and the U.S. legal syst
For years, members of the news industry has been talking about how crime journalism can do more harm than good and have tried to find solutions. The impact of bad crime reporting is widespread and it can take years to repair broken trust with audiences. Thats why the Law & Justice Journalism Project is launching:...
Nieman Labs at Thursday, August 4, 2022 1:47:46 PM


Spanish-Language Programming, Sports Grew Ad Impressions in First Half of 2022: iSpot.tv
Spanish-language programming and sports were big gainers during the first half of 2022, according to a new analysis from research and analytic firm iSpot.TV. Liberty Mutual was the top advertiser in the first half of the year. iSpot found that despite the shift of viewing to streaming, live TV continues to deliver for advertisers, increasing impressions by 7.29% from a year ago. The post Spanish-Language Programming, Sports Grew Ad Impressions in First Half of 2022: iSpot.tv appeared firs...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 1:43:42 PM


Alyssa Farah Griffin, Ana Navarro Join The View As Cohosts
Farah Griffin fills the chair left empty when Meghan McCain quit last summer after four years on the show. Farah Griffin is a communications strategist who worked as a spokesperson at the Pentagon and for Trump and Vice President Mike Pence during the last administration. Navarro, a familiar face as a frequent guest host at The View since 2015, was officially named as an addition to the shows group of five hosts. The post Alyssa Farah Griffin, Ana Navarro Join The View As Cohosts appear...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 1:35:02 PM


Telemundo Local Academy Launches At California State University, Northridge This Fal
The Telemundo Station Group, part of NBCUniversal Local — a division that includes 43 NBC/Telemundo stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and six regional sports networks — today announced California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is its fourth and newest partner for the groups “Telemundo Local Academy” journalism training program. The one-year program kicks off […] The post Telemundo Local Academy Launches At California State University, Northridge This Fal appeared first on TV ...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 1:18:18 PM


Hundreds of Reuters journalists strike over contract negotiations
Roughly 300 Reuters journalists based in the U.S. walked off the job Thursday morning as part of a 24-hour strike protesting stalled contract negotiations. The strike, the first at Reuters […] The post Hundreds of Reuters journalists strike over contract negotiations appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, August 4, 2022 11:17:07 AM


Factually: In Georgia, fact-checkers have become targets of the ruling party
Factually is a newsletter about fact-checking and misinformation from Poynters International Fact-Checking Network. Sign up here to receive it in your email every other Thursday. While Georgian democracy has never flourished, fact-checkers in the […] The post Factually: In Georgia, fact-checkers have become targets of the ruling party appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, August 4, 2022 11:07:25 AM


Gannett reports disastrous financial results; layoffs are coming
Gannett recorded a dismal second quarter financially, the company reported Thursday – important revenues sources down, costs up and a loss of $54 million on revenues of $749 million. Strong […] The post Gannett reports disastrous financial results; layoffs are coming appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, August 4, 2022 10:42:22 AM


Blue Ant Media Makes Promotions In Support Of Worldwide FAST Expansion
International content producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media, has promoted Craig Junner to SVP, programming + content strategy, global media, and Andrea Harrick to VP, content acquisitions, global media. Both promotions, the company said, “arrive on the heels of a year filled with significant growth in the free streaming arena for Blue Ant Media, which saw both Craig and Andrea playing […] The post Blue Ant Media Makes Promotions In Support Of Worldwide FAST Expansio...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 10:35:22 AM


IP Showcase Returns To IBC 2022 To Highlight Progress In Adoption Of Media Over IP
The IP Showcase will be at IBC 2022, at RAI Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, in Rooms G102/G103. The showcase is sponsored by the Audio Engineering Society, Alliance for IP Media Solutions, Advanced Media Workflow Association, European Broadcasting Union, Society of Motion Picture and Technology Engineers, and the Video Services Forum. “We’re very excited that the IP […] The post IP Showcase Returns To IBC 2022 To Highlight Progress In Adoption Of Media Over IP appeared first on TV ...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 10:24:26 AM


Amazon Studios Teams With Avid To Deliver Advanced Production Editorial In The AWS Cloud
Avid Technology and Amazon Studios announced a three-year agreement to bring cloud-based editorial to Amazon Studios expanding slate of more than 300 original movies and series. The companies say creative teams “will get the same experience and performance as an on-premises editorial bay — including collaborative workflows with shared storage and end-to-end media management — without the […] The post Amazon Studios Teams With Avid To Deliver Advanced Production Editorial In The AWS Clo...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 9:49:03 AM


ENENSYS And Ateme Partner To Offer ATSC 3.0-In-A-Box Solution For WCRN
Tyche Medias independent WCRN-LD Boston has launched an ATSC 3.0/NextGen TV platform with ENENSYS and Atemes ATSC 3.0 software-based solution. In addition to providing linear TV service over NextGen TV, the service will also offer unlimited encrypted broadcast datacasting services to businesses and first responders. Working with WCRN, Ateme and ENENSYS delivered an ATSC 3.0-in-a-box solution […] The post ENENSYS And Ateme Partner To Offer ATSC 3.0-In-A-Box Solution For WCRN appeared ...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 9:32:48 AM


IBC: Telestream To Showcase Latest Solutions Encompassing Production Through Distribution
At IBC 2022 (Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12), Telestream (booth 7.C16), a global provider of digital media, both file-based and live, will demonstrate its portfolio of solutions that, it says “empower production and post-production teams, operations personnel and engineers to ensure the highest quality customer experience while providing maximum business value.” IBC 2022 will provide the first showcase of […] The post IBC: Telestream To Showcase Latest Solutions Encompassing Producti...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 9:14:49 AM


Mining Contents Massive Value With Metadata
Vendors are emphatic that content metadata holds myriad value for broadcasters, increasing videos findability and searchability, tracking rights and protecting against deepfakes and using AI to make the entire process easier. Above: An example of using machine learning to identify objects in video with correlating time markers. In this way, users can search across video with increasingly sophisticated queries such as “2 Persons + 7 Cars” to show all matches across an entire content library. T...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 9:00:50 AM


IBC: Caton Technology To Present Comprehensive IP Connectivity
Caton Technology is using IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, stand 1.F36) to show how its innovative and accessible technologies help users unleash the full benefits of IP connectivity. It will show solutions based around its uniquely powerful transmission protocols and distribution platforms. Central to the proposition are the Caton Transport Protocols (CTP), a suite of IP […] The post IBC: Caton Technology To Present Comprehensive IP Connectivity appeared first on TV News Check .
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 8:58:09 AM


IBC: Witbe to Bring Latest Automated Testing and Monitoring Tech
At IBC 2022 (Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, stand 5.D67), Witbe will be exhibiting its latest technology for automated testing and proactive monitoring, from the company’s popular and redesigned Remote Eye Controller (REC) application to its complete lineup of Witbox products and everything in between. In Amsterdam, Witbe will demonstrate how its technology allows video service providers […] The post IBC: Witbe to Bring Latest Automated Testing and Monitoring Tech appeared first on TV N...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 8:45:51 AM


Remembering the legendary Vin Scully
Just a quick note: There will be no Poynter Report on Friday. It will return on Monday. As for today, we remember the great Vin Scully, who died Tuesday night […] The post Remembering the legendary Vin Scully appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, August 4, 2022 6:30:43 AM


In April, this Iowa city was on the brink of losing its only newspaper. Now it has two.
On April 26, residents of Lake City, Iowa, woke up to the news that their local paper, The Graphic-Advocate, was facing closure after 136 years. The reason was simple, according […] The post In April, this Iowa city was on the brink of losing its only newspaper. Now it has two. appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, August 4, 2022 6:00:13 AM


Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski, Former Broadcaster, Dies In Car Crash
Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski, 58, a former TV reporter in South Bend, Ind., died in a car accident Wednesday. Three others died in the head-on collision, including Walorski's communications director Emma Thomson, and Zachery Potts, her district director, who were both riding in the car with Walorski. The driver of the other vehicle also died. First elected to House in 2012, she began her career as a TV reporter at WSBT South Bend. The post Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski, Former Broadcaster, Die...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 5:49:05 AM


Sinclair Plans To Ramp Up Creation Of Original Content
Sinclair Broadcast Group says it plans to create more original content and use the digital tools available to engage viewers and create revenue opportunities. “The creation of new content continues to be a priority for our company,” said Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley, speaking on the companys 2Q earnings call Wednesday. The new content will appear on one or multiple Sinclair platforms or might even be sold to third parties, Ripley said. The post Sinclair Plans To Ramp Up Creation Of Original Con...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 5:35:41 AM


Ellen Pompeo To Reduce Greys Anatomy On-Screen Presence
Pompeo will appear in eight episodes of the upcoming 19th season, which is now starting production. She will continue to narrate (but may not do voiceover in every episoded) and will remain an executive producer on the hugely popular medical drama, which remains ABCs top scripted series. The scale-back comes as Pompeo takes on her first role other than Meredith Grey in almost two decades — she is set to star in Hulus Orphan limited series. The post Ellen Pompeo To Reduce Greys Anatomy ...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 5:25:15 AM


Days Of Our Lives Moving From NBC To Peacock, To Be Replaced By News
Starting Sept. 12, Peacock will become the exclusive home of the 57-year-old soap, which has already produced two spinoffs for the platform dubbed Beyond Salem. NBC will fill the  DOOL  slot with  NBC News Daily,  which NBC News promises will “provide signature world-class reporting and breaking news coverage in a first-of-its kind, live in most markets mid-day news offering. The hour-long program will be anchored by Kate Snow, Aaron Gilchrist, Vicky Nguyen and Morgan Radford and offer “up-to-...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 5:18:35 AM


Paramount+ Lands On The Roku Channel
Both Paramount+s ad-free and ad-supported plans are making their way to Rokus aggregated subscription video lineup, Roku announced. In the coming weeks, viewers will be able to subscribe to either Paramount+s essential plan ($4.99 per month) or its premium tier ($9.99 monthly) through The Roku Channels new dedicated programming guide for the service. This marks the first time Rokus created such a guide for a premium subscription partner. The post Paramount+ Lands On The Roku Channel app...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 5:10:21 AM


Comcast and Charter May Need New Focus As Broadband Growth Stalls Amid Competition
Comcast and Charter, the two largest U.S. cable companies, have a broadband growth problem. As tens of millions of Americans canceled their cable TV subscriptions in the past decade, the cable industry focused on the more profitable business of selling broadband internet. Now, the number of U.S. households paying Comcast and Charter for high-speed Internet is falling for the first time, with both companies reporting residential broadband declines in the second quarter. The post Comcast and C...
TV News Check at Thursday, August 4, 2022 5:06:15 AM


The potential new CDC COVID-19 guidance for schools might raise a few eyebrows
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have […] The post The potential new CDC COVID-19 guidance for schools might raise a few eyebrows appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, August 4, 2022 5:00:28 AM


Fact-check: Oz distorts Fettermans position of ending mandatory life sentences for certain murders
John Fetterman, the lieutenant governor and the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, has advocated for ending mandatory life sentences for what is known as felony murder. But he […] The post Fact-check: Oz distorts Fettermans position of ending mandatory life sentences for certain murders appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, August 4, 2022 4:55:26 AM


CNN Mulls Changes To Anchor Lineup As News Chiefs Take Big Swings
The CNN image for the past few years has been embodied by passionate on-air personalities like Don Lemon or Brianna Keilar. These days, it might best be symbolized by beat reporters like Jamie Gangel or Kaitlan Collins. Gone in recent weeks (for the most part) are what had become the networks signature red-versus-blue showdowns between hot-talking contributors or segments that hinge on an anchor scolding an interviewee. In its place, CNN is trying something else: the news. The post CNN Mulls...
TV News Check at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 1:41:19 PM


In tough conditions, business at The New York Times continues to thrive
Despite a relatively slow news cycle and a changing mix of products, The New York Times Co. reported Wednesday that it added a net of 180,000 digital-only subscribers in the […] The post In tough conditions, business at The New York Times continues to thrive appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 11:08:57 AM


IBC: Bitmovin Launching New Product Category, Playback
Bitmovin, a provider of video streaming infrastructure, has announced a new product category, “Playback.” Playback brings together Bitmovins player, analytics and stream lab products, and, it says, “is the next evolution of streaming infrastructure. Playback embeds video playback into mobile, web and big screen applications with automated device testing and optimizations to deliver the highest […] The post IBC: Bitmovin Launching New Product Category, Playback appeared first on TV Ne...
TV News Check at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 8:54:09 AM


David Williams New WCVB Weekend Evening Meteorologist
David Williams will join Hearst Televisions ABC affiliate WCVB Boston as meteorologist for its weekend evening newscasts. He joins NewsCenter 5 weekend evening anchors Nathalie Pozo and Shaun Chaiyabhat beginning Saturday, Aug. 20, replacing Mike Wankum who was recently promoted to StormTeam 5s weeknight meteorologist. Williams began his career as the weekend meteorologist and multi-media […] The post David Williams New WCVB Weekend Evening Meteorologist appeared first on TV News Ch...
TV News Check at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 7:14:06 AM


What The Recent Facebook Changes Mean For Local News Outlets
Summer 2022 has brought waves of changes at Meta that demonstrate its deprioritization of news products, including its wind-down of payments to U.S. news publishers. In parallel, the company has been planning shifts to how it delivers content. These recent announcements have left local news publishers wondering what the changes mean for their Facebook strategies moving forward. Heres what we know. The post What The Recent Facebook Changes Mean For Local News Outlets appeared first on TV Ne...
TV News Check at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 6:45:07 AM


The View asked Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to be a guest. Heres how he responded.
ABCs “The View” has never been afraid of controversy and it has never shied away from hot topics or polarizing guests. So its no surprise that in planning shows for […] The post The View asked Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to be a guest. Heres how he responded. appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 6:30:53 AM


Two New Hollywood Newsletters Are Betting Theyve Got The Town Covered
For decades, Hollywoods insider entertainment news has been driven by the two major trade publications, Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, and, more recently, online publications the Wrap and Deadline. Now, two new media ventures — the Ankler and What I'm Hearing — are angling to be the authoritative source on Hollywood gossip and goings-on, built around the personalities of veteran entertainment journalists offering their own — they say — unvarnished take on an industry that is obsessed with ...
TV News Check at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 6:28:56 AM


A former journalists nonprofit helps survivors of high-profile tragedies
In May 2019, Boston College student Alexander Urtula jumped to his death from a parking garage in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He had been hours away from graduating. His girlfriend, Inyoung You, […] The post A former journalists nonprofit helps survivors of high-profile tragedies appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 6:00:25 AM


Vin Scully, Dodgers Broadcaster For 67 Years, Dies At 94
As the longest tenured broadcaster with a single team in pro sports history, Scully saw it all and called it all. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that year, and also had Dodger Stadiums press box named for him in 2001. The street leading to the stadiums main gate was named in his honor in 2016. That same year he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. In addition to being the voice of the Dodg...
TV News Check at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 5:07:57 AM


Why theres a monkeypox vaccine shortage, and what the public needs to know
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have […] The post Why there’s a monkeypox vaccine shortage, and what the public needs to know appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, August 3, 2022 5:00:37 AM


Jessica Delgado Joins Univision Noticias
Meteorologist and journalist Jessica Delgado has joined Univision Noticias programming. She is reporting daily weather updates on morning programming such as Despierta America and ViXs La Voz de la Mañana. Additionally, she will report breaking weather updates on all news programming within Univision Noticias. Delgado brings over a decade of experience as a journalist, with at least nine years as a […] The post Jessica Delgado Joins Univision Noticias appeared first on TV News Check ...
TV News Check at Tuesday, August 2, 2022 2:18:23 PM


“A bigger focus on the human impact of technology”: Sisi Wei is The Markups new editor-in-chief
This morning, The Markup, the nonprofit investigative news outlet that covers big tech, announced that Sisi Wei will be its new editor-in-chief. The Markup launched in 2020 (after some hiccups) to explore the societal impacts of technology and algorithms. It makes all its data and code public and has found interesting ways to report on...
Nieman Labs at Tuesday, August 2, 2022 1:53:42 PM


BBC Studios Creates New Executive Roles In North America
BBC Studios today the company announced two executive appointments. Janet Brown joins the company as president, content distribution, North America and Latin America (LatAm), while Tara Maitra has been promoted to chief commercial officer, global distribution.?Brown and Maitra will be based in New York and report directly to Rebecca Glashow, CEO, global distribution. Brown joins BBC Studios from Gunpowder & Sky, an […] The post BBC Studios Creates New Executive Roles In North Americ...
TV News Check at Tuesday, August 2, 2022 1:44:26 PM


A 26-year-old entrepreneur takes a fresh shot at selling news one story at a time
So heres an idea: Instead of cruising the Internet and bumping into an assortment of annoying paywalls, how about buying a pass that will instantly open just those articles you […] The post A 26-year-old entrepreneur takes a fresh shot at selling news one story at a time appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, August 2, 2022 10:55:33 AM


The sports media world is outraged over the Deshaun Watson ruling
More than two dozen women accused NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct during massage treatments from the fall of 2019 through March of 2021. But that didnt stop the […] The post The sports media world is outraged over the Deshaun Watson ruling appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, August 2, 2022 6:30:59 AM


Can local news be saved?
How many headlines have we seen offering a grim pronouncement on the local news industry? They all feature some variation of the cliche: “Local news is dying.”  Its certainly true […] The post Can local news be saved? appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, August 2, 2022 6:00:28 AM


Groups Say Tegna Deal Will ‘Jack Up’ Cable Prices
Common Cause, news and broadcast unions and UCC Media Justice, Which petitioned the FCC to deny the Standard General-Tegna merger, told the FCC Tuesday (Aug. 2)  just what it thought of the those merging parties' defense of the deal, including that the petitioners had no legal right to challenge it. Standard General and Tegna are technically the merging parties, but Apollo Global Management, which controls Cox Media Group, is providing financing and getting some TV stations in an associated swap...
TV News Check at Tuesday, August 2, 2022 5:01:55 AM


More than a third of COVID-19 tests done at Walgreens are positive
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have […] The post More than a third of COVID-19 tests done at Walgreens are positive appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, August 2, 2022 5:00:36 AM


How will social media platforms respond to election misinformation? It isnt clear
Online misinformation about the 2020 election drove all sorts of real-world consequences, from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to the then-president of the United States getting banned […] The post How will social media platforms respond to election misinformation? It isnt clear appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, August 2, 2022 4:55:25 AM


Estrella Media Debuts Cine EstrellaTV FAST Channel On LG Channels
Spanish-language media company Estrella Media today announced that smart TV maker LG Electronics will carry Estrella Medias FAST (free ad-supported streaming TV) networks through LG Channels. LG is the first partner to launch Estrella Medias brand-new Cine EstrellaTV FAST channel this month. In addition, LG Channels will carry Estrella News, delivering live Spanish-language news coverage, and EstrellaTV, the flagship television network […] The post Estrella Media Debuts Cine EstrellaT...
TV News Check at Monday, August 1, 2022 1:50:17 PM


See Also: