THURSDAY’S LINKS: Downie and a Drag Queen, ‘WSJ’ Online Advances

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By: E&P Staff

In today’s links, Washington Post editor Len Downie is trying to keep pictures of him partying with a drag queen from leaking out, the CEO of E.W. Scripps urges j-school grads to take risks, and Mark Glaser notes that the Wall Street Journal has made good headway this year online.


The head of the E.W. Scripps Co. urged graduating journalism students to be risk takers and help mold the future of a fast-changing media industry. (ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism)

Harry Jaffe: Washington Post editor Len Downie had a R-rated encounter with a drag queen during a party this month — but so far the photos have stayed private. (Washingtonian)

“We’re sorry about the paper,” says Denver Post. (Denver Post)

Mark Glaser: Much has changed in the past year at the Wall Street Journal as the American business-news leader has launched blogs, boosted its podcasts, and even dabbled in regular video reports. (PBS Media Shift)

Marketers and ad agencies are trying to learn the new language of video advertising on the Internet. (Variety)

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