How white is your public radio voice?

Good morning and a very happy Friday to you. Here are 11 media stories.

  1. ‘Challenging The Whiteness Of Public Radio.’

    On Thursday evening, NPR’s CodeSwitch held a Twitter chat about Chenjerai Kumanyika‘s essay «Challenging The Whiteness Of Public Radio.» (NPR) | Here’s a Storify of the chat. (Storify) | «#pubradiovoice People freak out about my name.» (@Maria_Hinojosa) | «My favorite, the backhanded compliment — ‘You sound more American on the radio.’ #pubradiovoice» (@asmamk) | «A woman in Detroit asked me why ppl on @NPR sound white when they’re reporting & then say their names with an accent.» (@CelesteHeadlee)

  2. A political cartoonist’s site is being hacked

    Daryl Cagle has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise $85,000. Hosting DarylCagle.com has gotten more and more expensive as hackers try (and sometimes succeed) to take the site down. (DarylCagle.com) | Cagle has made a collection of Charlie Hebdo cartoons from many cartoonists available to print and display as an exhibit for free through the College Media Association. (NYC15)

  3. TechCrunch’s illustrated response to Newsweek’s cover includes a middle finger

    The URL for the piece is also a good read. http://ift.tt/1wGC8hS (TechCrunch) | Related: http://ift.tt/149qftL (The New York Times)

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  4. Threats to journalists around the world

    Journalist Khadija Ismayilova‘s jail sentence has been extended by two months in Azerbaijan. Ismayilova reported on the financial activities of the president’s family. (RFE/RL) | Rinko Jogo issued a public statement calling for the release of her husband, Kenji Goto. Goto, a Japanese journalist, is being held in Syria by the Islamic State. (Reporters Without Borders) | Hashim al-Khalidi and Seif Obeidat of Saraya News have been arrested in Jordan. The news site’s owner and editor-in-chief are accused of aiding terrorists. (Committee to Protect Journalists) | Mexican journalist José Moisés Sánchez Cerezo was found dead last weekend. The journalist, who owns La Unión, had been missing since the start of the year. (Committee to Protect Journalists)

  5. The media and Marshawn Lynch

    The Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch appeared at a press conference on Thursday. He didn’t say much. (ESPN) | Bryan Curtis wrote Thursday about what it’s like to be one of the reporters trying to get Lynch to say something (other than «You know why I’m here.») (Grantland) | «If we’ve learned one thing from the enigmatic running back over the years, he’s on to our game. He understands full well that one sound bite or one word is what’s going to define the entire media session.» (Forbes)

  6. ‘Links offer your readers reasons to leave.’

    De Correspondent, a Dutch news site, has three alternatives to the traditional links — info cards, side notes and featured links. (Medium) | Previously: De Correspondent is more than a year old and started from a crowd-funding initiative. (Nieman Lab)

  7. The Reno Gazette-Journal has made Burning Man a beat

    Jenny Kane is the paper’s first full-time Burning Man reporter. (CJR)

  8. It’s Friday. Here are some broadcast journalism bloopers

    This TV journalism blooper reel is 10 minutes. I bet you watch the whole thing. (The Daily Dot)

  9. You could win a bowler hat

    The deadline for The Eddie, from the Edwin Gould Foundation, is Feb. 15. The Eddie honors «works of journalism that help to further the national conversation about low-income college completion.» And the first place prize comes with $10,000 and a bowler hat. (Edwin Gould Foundation) | The deadline for IWMF’s Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award is Feb. 1. (IWMF) | The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy has announced finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. Finalists come from The Boston Globe, the Miami Herald, The Post and Courier, ProPublica and NPR, Reuters and The Wall Street Journal. The winner will be announced on March 3. (Shorenstein Center)

  10. Front page of the day, selected by Seth Liss

    From the Pensacola News Journal, the city’s airport has been temporarily renamed Pensacola Intergalactic Airport in honor of the city’s Comic Con. (Courtesy the Newseum)


  11. Job moves, edited by Benjamin Mullin

    Tom Standage is now deputy editor at The Economist. Previously, he was digital editor there. Edward Carr is now deputy editor at The Economist. Previously, he was foreign editor there. (@tomstandage) | Ross Gagnon is now insights director at Forbes. Previously, he was a senior quantitative analyst for J.D. Power and Associates. (Email) | John Judis will be a senior writer at National Journal. Previously, he was a senior editor at The New Republic. (Email) | Brendan Banaszak is now director of collaborative news strategy at NPR. Previously, he was a producer there. Lynette Clemetson is now senior director of strategy and content initiatives at NPR. Previously, she was director of editorial initiatives there. John Stefany will be director of strategic projects at NPR. Previously, he was manager of new content projects there. (Poynter) | Melinda Henneberger is now a senior writer at Bloomberg Politics. Previously, she wrote about politics and culture for The Washington Post. Jennifer Epstein will be a correspondent for Bloomberg Politics. Previously, she was a White House reporter for Politico. (Capital New York) | Job of the day: The Tampa Bay Times is looking for a business reporter. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs) | Send Ben your job moves: bmullin@poynter.org.

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