News Journal Week 8
MediaTakeOut founder on Kardashian libel lawsuit: ‘It’s clear that the reporting that we did hurt her’
by Chloe Melas for CNNMoney Oct 14th 2016
Kim Kardashian was robbed in Paris two weeks ago. When the event first occurred news outlets were swarming to get the story. In the process of rushing to get the facts out there was a cross between accurate facts and theories that Kardashian staged the robbery. MediaTakeOut wrote several articles on the alternative theory which resulted in Kardashian opening a lawsuit up against the news outlet claiming the articles to be libel. After the news of the lawsuit hit the media MTO founder, Mwangaguhunga, sat down with Chole Melas from CNNMoney to discuss the issue. In this article Mwangaguhunga states that the articles have been taken down, not because of the lawsuit but because the articles gave misleading information. He repeatedly mentioned that “Our number one goal is to produce the most accurate information as quickly as possible and we did that.” This article was brief , relevant, precise, and informative.
Here’s Why You Always See Michelle Obama Wearing Emerging Designers
ANA COLON for Refinery 29 OCTOBER 13, 2016, 4:00 PM
The Obamas stay at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is slowly coming to an end making the couple the talk of the nation. Michelle Obama has been dominating the covers of magazines and reminding America why we love the fashionable First Lady. In this article, Ana Colon takes the readers into Michelle Obama’s closet with stylist, Meredith Koop’s interview with Harper Bazaar. Colon gives the readers a brief overview of the interview and relates it to back to the First Lady’s love for supporting emerging designers. Colon hyperlinks every designer and article mentioned, increasing the credibility of the article as well as giving the reader the sources for further information.
The Donald Trump Tape Wasn’t Just “Locker-Room Talk”
MICHELLE RUIZ for Vogue OCTOBER 13, 2016
Michelle Ruiz jumps into the conversation about Trump and his “Locker-Room Talk.” The video surfaced from 2005, the Presidential Candidate was caught having a conversation with Billy Bush, the former “Access Hollywood” Host. In this conversation Trump, “bragged in vulgar terms about kissing, groping and trying to have sex with women.” The video has had America going crazy. During the wake of this video, several women have came forward about moments they were sexually assaulted by Donald Trump. This article written by Michelle Ruiz has a tight hold on their audience and was just in time for the heat of the conversation. Vogue is praised as the fashion bible but during this election season the fashion magazine has really been pumping out political articles. This article is timely, precise, credible, and relevant to the audience of Vigue. Throughout the article are links to supporting articles and any other information to help better inform the reader. The article structure itself is quite short but still informative and effective.
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