There's no shortage of media news from the Democratic National Convention in Denver, as networks figure out
how to use the aerial cameras, familiar to football fans, to capture Sen. Barack Obama's (D-IL) acceptance speech. Meanwhile, newspapers in Denver and Minneapolis-St.Paul are spending
, and planning to spend, lavishly to cover the event. Denver Post
editor Greg Moore reportedly told
staffers to ignore shutdown rumors and focus on the convention, which could be the last
for vaunted New York Times
political reporter Adam Nagourney. And while Comedy Central's Jon Stewart lectured
the mainstream press on its coverage and Luke Russert filed his first reports
for NBC News, protestors had words for both Fox News Channel
and MSNBC's Chris Matthews
Also in the media glare:
US News & World Report considers stiffening
its rankings system for graduate schools.
Trade magazine circulation rises slightly
during the first half of 2008.
The Sacramento Bee offers buyouts
to 55% of its full-time employees.