Category: Chris Daly

Globe Foundation gives full-page ad to Walsh

June 27th, 2014 in 2014, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

daly_christopherCommonwealth Magazine
Chris Daly, College of Communication

The Boston Globe Foundation donated a full-page ad in Wednesday’s newspaper to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh so he could thank the staff of the Boston Public Schools at the close of the school year…

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“It seems very Boston. I think all these people should reevaluate their relationships and coexist at arm’s length.”

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N.Y. Times axes Jill Abramson as top editor

May 15th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Herald, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Chris Daly, College of Communication

The New York Times, in a stunning move yesterday, replaced its first female executive editor with its first African-American one…

Expert quote:

“She also oversaw some very important journalism, from the expose of corruption in China to a sustained campaign against secrecy at home. I admired her courage and vision, and I have the utmost respect for her and her work.”

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Climate coverage soars in 2013, spurred by energy, weather

January 2nd, 2014 in 2014, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Chris Daly, College of Communication

Coverage of climate change issues jumped in 2013, fueled by reporting on energy issues – fracking, pipelines, oilsands – and a heavy dose of wacky weather worldwide…

Expert quote:

“The ecology of this whole field has changed. I don’t think these kinds of sites were much of a factor until recently.”

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Bloomberg’s way: Firm lobbies DC pols like Wall St. banks

August 16th, 2013 in 2013, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Christopher Daly, College of Communication

Bloomberg LP isn’t just looking like a finance company lately — it’s starting to lobby politicians like one, too…

Expert quote:

“If the news media want to be truly independent, they should ask no favors and owe no debts. Bloomberg News should be in a position to tell every member of Congress to buzz off.”

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U.K. Judges Face O.J. Simpson-Style Trials With Cameras in Court

August 9th, 2013 in 2013, Business Week, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Christopher Daly, College of Communication

The U.K. justice system, where judges in criminal cases still wear 18th century-style horsehair wigs and winged collars, will take a step toward U.S.-style legal dramas when cameras are allowed in court…

Expert quote:

“There were warnings that the sky would fall and we were told to beware because lawyers would start playing to the cameras.”

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Controversies over journalist phone records reignite calls for federal media shield law

June 2nd, 2013 in 2013, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

daly_christopherPittsburgh Tribune-Review
Christopher Daly, College of Communication

Some free-press advocates don’t want to waste backlash from the government’s secret surveillance of journalist phone records on another failure to pass a federal media shield law…

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“A proper reading of the First Amendment gives us what we need to protect ourselves and our sources. Congress can give, and Congress can take away. If we invite Congress to start legislating in a way that starts out in (the media’s) favor, who knows where that’s going to end up? They may begin to say, ‘This is fun writing rules about the press; let’s write some more.’ ”

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Obama rapped for lack of transparency

May 27th, 2013 in 2013, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

daly_christopherPittsburgh Tribune-Review
Christopher Daly, College of Communication

James C. Goodale was the 37-year-old chief counsel for The New York Times in 1971 when it published a leaked version of a secret government study of U.S. policies in Vietnam that came to be called the Pentagon Papers…

Expert quote:

“As a journalist and a student of the history of journalism, I am deeply disappointed in President Obama for his record of touting transparency while continuing the business of ‘secrecy as usual. Obama has waged an unprecedented campaign of investigation of unauthorized ‘leaks,’ while following in every other president’s footsteps by using tactical leaks of information for his own advantage.”

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COLUMN – In defense of journalistic error

April 23rd, 2013 in 2013, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers, Reuters 0 comments

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Christopher Daly, College of Communication

Hilary Sargent, who does business on the Web as Chart Girl, compiled the best early guide to the journalistic mistakes made on the afternoon of April 17, as broadcasters and wire services moved their conflicting and error-studded reports about the status of the Boston Marathon bombing dragnet…

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“News gathering and dissemination are now simultaneous.”

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Cnet Reporter Refuses to Work in Shadow of CBS Boot

January 15th, 2013 in 2013, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Christopher Daly, College of Communication

Cnet tech reporter Greg Sandoval resigned Monday, protesting parent company CBS’ ban on the publication’s planned review of Dish’s Hopper DVR service…

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Christopher Daly’s “Covering America” brings journalism and technology full circle

August 2nd, 2012 in 2012, Chris Daly, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Chris Daly, College of Communication

Mark Twain’s latter-day career as a public speaker had its origins in a hulking mass of metal and wood…

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