Media Insider: US Slips Again in Press Freedom Ranking, NYT Loses Subscribers, Twitter and Bloomberg Team Up for 24/7 News Stream

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. THE WASHINGTON POST | CHRISTINA BARRON On World Press Freedom Day, Student Shares Her Opinion On Why A Free Press Matters The Washington Post asked readers in grades four through eight to share thoughts about the free-press guarantees in the Constitution. Eighth-grader Jahnavi…

Media Insider: McClatchy Podcast Bursts Beltway Bubble, Google Launches Fact-Check Feature, HuffPo Tries Niche Facebook Communities

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. POYNTER | BENJAMIN MULLIN With Podcasts like “Majority Minority,’ McClatchy Wants to Shatter the Beltway Bubble A new, 30-minute podcast from McClatchy D.C. called “Majority Minority” aims to tell touching stories about influential people of color in the capital. Hosts Franco Ordonez and…

Media Insider: White House To Allow Skype Seats, Snapchat Preemptively Restricts Fake News, Six Journalists Arrested at Inauguration Unrest

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of media stories from the week. MEDIAITE | LINDSEY ELLEFSON Spicer Says Trump Admin Is Creating ‘Skype Seats’ Program To Allow Journos Outside DC More Access A new initiative called “Skype Seats” is coming to a White House press briefing room near you. Press Secretary Sean Spicer mentioned…