Tuesday, August 25

Media Notes (3#) -

SoFlo Scooper, Iran's Venice
Fest Entry & Boffin Journo Fix . . .

# Former investigative journalists at the two local Florida newspapers are putting together an independent news website called the Broward Bulldog.

# Green Days, a film about the post-election protests in Iran which mixes real documentary footage with fictionalized story sequences will debut at the 66th Venice Film Festival in early September. Since the movie is expected to circumvent the government's control, the regime will probably react badly.

# Should American newspapers
adopt some British-style spark and flair?

A former Chicago Tribune editor thinks so, according to Roy Greenslade. Some amusing reactions in the comment thread which follows there.