TUESDAY’S LINKS: Sulzberger on Print Comments, AAAS Award Winners, Politico’s Editorial Cartoons

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By: E&P Staff

In today’s links, publisher Arthur Sulzberger seeks to clarify his recent comments about the future of the Times’ print edition, Harry Jaffe praises Matt Wuerker’s cartoons on the Politico Web site, and Alan Mutter questions a new NAA ad campaign.

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Times’ Sulzberger backtracks, saying the newspaper will be around for a long time. (New York Observer)

Alan Mutter: The Newspaper Association of America is about to launch an umpteen-million dollar ad blitz that inadvertently reinforces all of the perceived weaknesses of the industry the campaign is supposed to combat. (Reflections of a Newsosaur)

Harry Jaffe: The Politico website features the latest in new media with both video and blogs, but the look of the publication owes as much to old as new media thanks to the hire of political cartoonist Matt Wuerker. (Washingtonian)

Paul McLeary: Washington Post ombudsman Deborah Howell makes a false distinction between the print and online journalism. (CJR Daily)

Contra Costa Times reporter Meera Pal is a winner of a 2007 James Madison Freedom of Information Award. (Contra Costa Times)

Watergate?s echoes, however, reverberate throughout PBS’ “Frontline” broadcast, in the sense that the basic relationship between press and government may be in question. (New York Times)

Audio file of Bob Woodward’s conversation with Richard Armitage about Valerie Plame’s status as a CIA agent. (New York Sun)

A compelling story on the current scientific understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, a series on the impact of climate change in the American West, and a lively look at efforts to grow a better banana are among the winners of the 2006 AAAS Science Journalism Awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). (Press Release)

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