Editor’s note: Due to space constraints, this column appeared in a shortened version for print. For this web version, more insight by news services editor Mitch Weinstock is included on how news service stories make the paper. This addition appears at the bottom of the column.Occasionally the readers’ rep will get an email asking if all the stories that appear on the sandiegouniontribune.com website also appear in the print newspaper.Last week, for instance, a reader wondered why a couple of stories he saw on the website did not run in print.The short answer is not every article on the website will make the newspaper. The website automatically receives The Associated Press news feed of AP state, nation and world stories. The site also receives stories from the U-T’s sister paper, the Los Angeles Times.For the newspaper, a news editor in the U-T’s downtown San Diego office curates the stories. The editor might use AP, L.A. Times, New York Times or Washington Post … [Read more...] about Some stories on the Union-Tribune website will not make print
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Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press Updated 5:54 pm PDT, Friday, March 22, 2019 An American flag flies outside the Department of Justice in Washington, Friday, March 22, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with associates of President Donald Trump. The Justice Department says Mueller delivered his final report to Attorney Barr, who is reviewing it. less An American flag flies outside the Department of Justice in Washington, Friday, March 22, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian election interference and possible ... more Photo: Andrew Harnik, AP Photo: Andrew Harnik, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 An American flag flies … [Read more...] about Mueller revealed his Trump-Russia story in plain view
THE BBC’s coverage will be probed by TV watchdog Ofcom following complaints over “clickbait” articles. Publishers have accused the broadcaster of stealing readers with showbiz stories that go beyond its public interest remit. Ofcom has announced a review to make sure the Beeb’s news and current affairs output is “substantially different” to its commercial competitors. The investigation will also check that the BBC gives proper credit when it follows up other news outlets’ stories. Ofcom’s review will be published in the autumn, The Times said. The BBC runs stories on lighter topics to attract younger readers, with headlines such as “5 questions about Frozen 2 we just can’t let go”. TYCOONS FLEE TAX Third of Britain's billionaires move abroad to avoid paying UK tax ExclusiveSLASH STYLE Clothing firm sells anti-slash Kevlar-lined clothing to protect against blades SNAPCHAT SLAMMED PM blasts Snapchat for failing to help … [Read more...] about BBC faces Ofcom probe over claims it’s stealing readers from commercial competitors with ‘clickbait’ stories
Melody Baetens The Detroit News Published 6:14 PM EST Jan 23, 2019 Dining and food news Traffic Jam to give out ‘Hamilton’ tickets: In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Traffic Jam and Snug wants to hear from couples who had romantic times or fell in love within the brick walls of the Midtown Detroit restaurant at some point during the business’ 50-plus years. Couples who have had a special experience should type up their story and send it, along with a photo, to [email protected] by Feb. 12. The pair with the “most endearing” story will win dinner at Traffic Jam, tickets to see “Hamilton” at the Fisher Theatre and dessert after on March 21. Epicurean Group adds Big Red Orchard and more: Metro Detroit-based Epicurean Group restaurant group has expanded into Macomb County by adding Big Red Orchard and Farm, Beef & Jeff’s Meatery and Smokehouse and Big Red Hard Cider. Epicurean Group says this … [Read more...] about TJ’s to give away ‘Hamilton’ tix, plus more dining news
Opinion Pablo Hernandez was excellent in Leeds' 3-0 win at Norwich City earlier this season Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Paul Chesterton Marcelo Bielsa might be better advised getting his staff to give Elland Road a lick of pink paint ahead of City’s visit. The Leeds chief reportedly met FA officials in London earlier this week, as the investigation into what is now known as ‘spygate’ stepped up a notch or two. This, after Norwich City confirmed over the weekend they were one of 11 signatories to a letter urging the EFL for ‘full disclosure’ into the events that led to a member of Bielsa’s backroom set-up apprehended at Derby County’s training ground.Followed by the Argentine’s bid for a cameo in any re-make of City’s amusing ‘The Office’-themed season ticket renewals’ video, featuring Stuart Webber, Ben Kensell and a selection of players. Bielsa went full David Brent with a … [Read more...] about Paddy Davitt: Spying and social ills. When did football stop being entertainment?