Morning Reading List, 08.22.07

Good morning Washington.

  • Most of you opt for the free cup of joe at home.

  • An ABC release announced, “For the sixteenth time in seventeen weeks, ABC’s ‘World News with Charles Gibson’ was the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54. Averaging 8.01 million Total Viewers and a 1.9/8 among Adults 25-54, ‘World News’ outperformed NBC’s ‘Nightly News’ by 580,000 Total Viewers and 190,000 key demo viewers. This marks ABC’s highest Total Viewer delivery in three months (week of May 14, 2007).”

  • USA Today ad revenue down almost 16 percent

  • Michael Skube says “The hard-line opinions on weblogs are no substitute for the patient fact-finding of reporters.”

  • “‘Lone Survivor’ Book To Be Universal Film

  • The 7,523th time we’ve seen this article: “Goodbye to Newspapers?”

  • Poynter Online’s Amy Gahran delves into the debate of the full-v-partial feed issue.

  • Mother Jones is still making a push to raise $60,000 for a new Washington, D.C., news bureau. To contribute, click here.

  • Richard Miniter offers, “An inside look at scandal and the perils of publishing what one insider calls a ‘sociopath.'”

  • “American Journalism Review, the influential but financially troubled media journal, could face a shutdown by year’s end.”

  • New Rankings Controversy — Over Community Colleges


  • The Council on Foreign Relations is looking for a Associate Director, Communications and Marketing.

  • AARP Services Inc. is looking for Web Content Producers

  • Greenpeace is looking for a Media Officer.

  • Bisnow on Business is looking for an Editor-in-Chief.

  • Salisbury Daily Times is looking for a Page Designer/Copy Editor

  • Times Community Newspapers is looking for a Reporter.

  • Reuters is looking for a News apprentice.

  • is seeking a Video Producer

  • MacNeil/Lehrer Productions is looking for a Foreign Affairs/Defense Reporter for NewsHour.

  • Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive is looking for a Part Time Sports Producer

  • Cox, Matthews and Associates is looking for a Web reporter.

  • Public Strategies, Inc. is looking for a Principal, Media Relations

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