Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Anderson Cooper: “The Fact Is, I'm Gay.” — Last week, Entertainment Weekly ran a story on an emerging trend: gay people in public life who come out in a much more restrained and matter-of-fact way than in the past. In many ways, it's a great development: we're evolved enough not to be gob-smacked when we find out someone's gay.
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Frances Martel / Mediaite: Anderson Cooper: 'The Fact Is, I'm Gay, Always Have Been, Always Will Be'
Caity Weaver / Gawker: Anderson Cooper Finally Comes Out
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: Anderson Cooper Says, 'The Fact Is, I'm Gay'
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes: Anderson Cooper Comes Out As TV's First Openly Gay Prime Time Anchor
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York: Anderson Cooper comes out; Rupert Murdoch gives up; tabloids fight for Tomkat glory
Deggans / Tampa Bay Times: CNN's Anderson Cooper comes out: “The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be...”
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts: For Anderson Cooper, Privacy Less Important Than ‘Personal and Professional Principle’
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Morning Buzz: Monday 7.2.12
Choire Sicha / The Awl: Local Gay Gay — Sure thing, boss. And everyone who's ever …
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter: Anderson Cooper comes out on Andrew Sullivan's blog
Tim Molloy / The Wrap: Anderson Cooper: 'I'm Gay'
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Anderson Cooper: 'I'm Gay'
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine: Breaking: Anderson Cooper Is Gay
Aly Weisman / Business Insider: Anderson Cooper Has Come Out Of The Closet!
Gael Fashingbauer Cooper / msnbc.com: Anderson Cooper comes out as gay
The Daily: The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn't be any more happy …
Richard Horgan / FishbowlLA: Baldwin, Cooper and Republican Strategist Blaze July Media Trail
Chris Geidner / Last Word: With Anderson out, colleagues praise the move as “honest,” saying he's “helped many”
Christine Erickson / Mashable!: Anderson Cooper: 'The Fact Is, I'm Gay'
Peter Lauria / @peterlauria3: Kudos to @thedailybeast for not only breaking @andersoncooper news, but doing so with dignity and class http://bit.ly/N6GxYb
Matthew Keys / @producermatthew: The best thing about the Daily Beast breaking the Anderson Cooper story is that nobody tweeted “Stand by for news...”
Nick Denton / @nicknotned: Anderson Cooper: you seek “visibility” and bury your coming-out announcement. http://gawker.com/5922861/?comme ...
Eliana Dockterman / newsfeed.time.com: Anderson Cooper Comes Out
Dylan Byers / @dylanbyers: Please tell us all again about how you already knew Anderson Cooper's sexual orientation... Coming out is a very big deal. It took 45 years.
Seth / GLAAD: Anderson Cooper: “I'm gay”
Stephen Elliott / The Daily Caller: Anderson Cooper: 'The fact is, I'm gay'
James Hibberd / Inside TV: Anderson Cooper comes out: 'The fact is, I'm gay'
Justin Harp / Digital Spy: Anderson Cooper comes out as gay
Juli Weiner / Vanity Fair: Anderson Cooper Comes Out: “I'm Gay. . . And I Couldn't Be Any More Happy”
Garth Johnston / Gothamist: Yep, Anderson Cooper FINALLY Came Out
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Anderson Cooper Comes Out As TV's First Openly Gay Prime Time Anchor — It's not often you can make news by telling the world something it already knows, but Anderson Cooper has done just that, and achieved a milestone in the process. After years of silence on the subject …
Joe Flint / @jbflint: And I just thought he liked tight black t-shirts and hanging out with Kathy Griffin.
Henry Blodget / @hblodget: Agree. RT @erickschonfeld: [Anderson news] will help for about a day (as curious tune in) , but will have no effect longterm.
Tim Molloy / The Wrap: Anderson Cooper: 'I'm Gay, Always Have Been'
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Fake NYT obmudsman Twitter account tricks some journalists — When CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper came out as gay on Monday morning, it set Twitter loose with another round of jokes about CNN's Supreme Court reporting mistake last week. — Related: The ethics of fake Twitter accounts (Atlantic Wire)
David Carr / New York Times:
Why Murdoch Changed His Mind on News Corp. Split — Last week, News Corporation's board voted to quarantine the newspapers that Rupert Murdoch has so lovingly nurtured, separating them into a new company. Cleaving the giant media conglomerate in two will free the lucrative entertainment division …
Discussion: FishbowlNY, NetNewsCheck Latest and Yahoo! News
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Murdoch Dissatisfied With “Weak” Romney, Allies Say — Rupert Murdoch's vote of no confidence in Mitt Romney's campaign for president is the latest sign, three people who speak to Murdoch told BuzzFeed, that the most powerful man in conservative media thinks the Republican nominee is too weak to win.
Discussion: New York Magazine
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine: Rupert Murdoch Can't Stop Tweeting About Mitt Romney
Christine Haughney / New York Times:
News Corp. Split Puts New Pressure on Papers — With the announcement that News Corporation will be split in two, employees at the company's many print papers are facing a new reality: they are now in the newspaper business. — For years, the success of News Corporation's lucrative cable …
Discussion: Media Decoder
Armando Montano, AP summer intern, dies in Mexico City at age 22 — MEXICO CITY — Armando Montano, an aspiring journalist who was working this summer as a news intern for The Associated Press in the Mexican capital, was found dead early Saturday. He was 22 years old.
Discussion: Marissa A. Evans, JIMROMENESKO.COM, Business Insider, Poynter, Last Word and New York Magazine
Elena Schneider / Business Insider: An AP Summer Intern Was Found Dead In A Mexico City Elevator Shaft This Weekend
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter: AP intern Armando Montano dead at 22
Chris Geidner / Last Word: Armando Montano, 22-year-old out gay journalist, found dead in Mexico City
Aaron Edwards / Facebook:
Cheeseburgers, Journalism and George Michael — About one year ago, when Armando Montano and I went to the Chips Quinn Scholars Program, a journalism training program geared to young journalists of minority backgrounds, he started beaming when he found out that because we were Chips Quinn Scholars …
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Open journalism and ‘pop-up’ newsrooms at Digital First Media — Last month Digital First Media announced new community projects to be launched later in the year. We find out more about how some newsrooms will be ‘on the road’ next month — Copyright: — Road winds among the redwoods …
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Sports Illustrated to Launch TV Show — Sports Illustrated — the best sports magazine around — is getting into the television business. The magazine is teaming up with NBC Sports Group to launch the creatively titled Sports Illustrated, an hour long, monthly sports program.
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Simon & Schuster is adding QR codes to all its print books. Will readers bite? — Simon & Schuster is adding QR codes to the back jackets of all its hardcover and trade paperback titles starting this fall. The publisher hopes to use the the codes to build direct-to-consumer relationships, but will readers actually scan them?
Frédéric Filloux / Guardian:
How ProPublica changed investigative reporting — Paul Steiger is one of the men I admire the most in my profession. Five years ago, at the age of 65, and after a 16-year tenure as the Wall Street Journal's managing editor, he seized the opportunity to create a new form of investigative journalism.
Discussion: The Corsair
When the Supreme Court leaks — On Thursday, in the wake of the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act, you could hear the machinery creaking as pundits around the web felt the need to respond. I took the media angle, deducing from seven minutes of CNN (which I didn't even watch) …
Discussion: The Huffington Post, Poynter, Forbes, CBS News and TVNewser
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter: Media reports may have influenced Chief Justice Roberts' Supreme Court health-care flip
Jan Crawford / CBS News: Roberts switched views to uphold health care law
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: CBS News Snags Supreme Court Scoop