Thursday, April 8, 2010

This week's scrutiny:

*** In Television is Catching Up, Kacey Larsen examines a CNN Entertainment article exploring GLBT characters on the tube.

Alecia Brooks breaks-down Time magazine's story about consumer safety when Plastics, other common chemicals could be ruining health.

When aliteration runs amok, Mallory Cole asks editors to Please Permanently Prohibit perpetually Preposterous Headlines.

When a gubenatorial campaign statement leads, Lars Headington asks why the Iowa City Press-Citizen is tone deaf to news in its immediate purview.

Heather Lamb examines a writer's focus when a Gazette Crime story turns into a profile, unintentionally.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

This Week's Purview:

*** In New photos, old story Heather Lamb looks at how the Chicago Tribune reported the revival of an old investigation.

Alecia Brooks examines coverage of World Water Day 2010, where activists are Going to war with unsanitary water.

In Know Thineself, Cole Cheney compares fresh versus tired online coverage of the China-Google dispute.

Mallory Cole reveals how a potentially funny story falls flat in Russerecting Road-Kill, Take One.

When a Staged political event is not news, Lars Headington asks why it still gets front-page treatment.