Interesting reading and essential viewing

  • Tony Dokoupil of Newsweek magazine, on how the phrase “thrown under the bus” has become unavoidable.
  • Ted Vaden, public editor at The News & Observer, on a sports headline that made some readers angry because it used the word “laugher.”
  • Chris O’Brien of The Next Newsroom Project, on an educational film (circa 1940) about newspaper journalism that has to be seen to be believed.