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As part of Moody's move back to Fox, the network is absorbing Newscore, the internal News Corp. wire service that Moody has been running since its inception in 2008.
There were reasons to be hopeful this event would be a rare success among such panels: It was, after all, sponsored by The Guardian, which broke open the biggest stories about phone-hacking and police bribery by journalists at Rupert Murdoch's British tabloids. What better object lesson could there have been in the commercial pressures on journalistic standards? And Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian, was on the panel, along with native Brit and Reuters columnist Felix Salmon. Rounding out the list were Katrina Vanden Heuvel of the Nation, Buzzfeed's Ben Smith, and host Charlie Rose. “Who wants to represent integrity and who wants to represent commerce?” Rose asked by way of introducing the topic, and there were no takers.(8)
Kevin Breslin's movie shows the passion, and sophisticated propaganda-making skills, of the Occupy Wall Street media operation
Breslin and his crew (including a cameraman whose enthusiasm wasn’t dampened by a recent surgery for advanced thyroid cancer) went down to Zuccotti Park and the surrounding streets every day. They filmed the marches, the placards, the protest songs, the drum circles, the banalities of park life, and the anger and frustration of the assembled. But most of all, they filmed the people who were filming, both those who were on assignment for some TV network or another (CNN, Fox News, NY1, Russia Today), and those who were simply shooting from their smart phones because they felt like the real reporters were misrepresenting them.(2)
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?(1)