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No one should be surprised by journalism’s sexual harassment problem
No one should be surprised by journalism’s sexual harassment problemKathryn J. McGarr, a historian and assistant professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin, is author of "The Whole Damn Deal: Robert Strauss and the Art of Politics." Remember when it was just Roger Ailes and ...read more
Source: Washington Post
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:11:00 GMT
Media Circus: The Best Journalism of 2017
Media Circus: The Best Journalism of 2017As I wrote in this space last year, choosing the best writing and reporting in a given year is an impossible task, as well as an entirely subjective enterprise. Below, are 130 or so pieces that impacted me as a reader, but I honestly could have chosen ...read more
Source: Sports Illustrated
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:25:00 GMT
Media goes crazy over Trump announcement on Jerusalem, CNN’s sloppy mistake, and other journalism disasters
Media goes crazy over Trump announcement on Jerusalem, CNN’s sloppy mistake, and other journalism disastersThe media went nuts when President Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and will begin the process of relocating the American embassy there. This freak-out came despite the fact that Congress overwhelmingly ...read more
Source: Fox News
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:57:00 GMT
‘Journalism for rent’: Inside the secretive firm behind the Trump dossier
‘Journalism for rent’: Inside the secretive firm behind the Trump dossierThe small firm has been under intense public scrutiny for producing the 35-page document known as the Trump dossier. Senior executives summoned to testify before Congress in October invoked their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, and the ...read more
Source: The Washington Post on MSN.com
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:58:00 GMT
Investigative Journalism Can Still Make Bad Guys Squirm
Investigative Journalism Can Still Make Bad Guys SquirmJohannesburg, South Africa—Stellar investigative journalism had already upended politics in South Africa when more than a thousand overseas colleagues assembled here from November 16–19 to plot further disruptions of business as usual the world over.read more
Source: The Nation
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:09:00 GMT
First robot-written stories from Press Association make it into print in 'world-first' for journalism industry
First robot-written stories from Press Association make it into print in 'world-first' for journalism industryThe first robot-generated stories produced by Press Association have appeared in print in what is claimed to be a world-first for journalism. RADAR – the automated news service set up by PA (the Press Association) and Urbs Media – has begun trialling ...read more
Source: Press Gazette
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:41:00 GMT
LETTERS: PERA can be made sustainable; fine example of objective journalism
LETTERS: PERA can be made sustainable; fine example of objective journalismWalker Stapleton's PERA reform proposal is characterized by extreme changes. I respect Stapleton's conservative longterm protection measures for the plan. It is, however, a difficult beginning point for discussions, because the proposed differences in the ...read more
Source: Colorado Springs Gazette
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:41:00 GMT
Here are all the presentations from Data Journalism UK 2017
Here are all the presentations from Data Journalism UK 2017Last week I had the pleasure of hosting the second annual Data Journalism UK conference in Birmingham. The event featured speakers from the regional press, hyperlocal publishers, web startups, nonprofits, and national broadcasters in the UK and Ireland ...read more
Source: Online Journalism Blog
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:42:00 GMT
Aligning Content Analysis with Journalism: A Better Path to Public Relations Success
Aligning Content Analysis with Journalism: A Better Path to Public Relations SuccessBefore I conducted Public Relations research and evaluation, I worked in Paris for national news and specialized media outlets as a freelance journalist. Since my day-to-day work consisted of collecting, checking, compiling and commenting on facts, I found ...read more
Source: commpro.biz
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:31:00 GMT
Your journalism curriculum is obsolete
Your journalism curriculum is obsolete“What processes are you establishing that will allow your program to remain current over time? What’s preventing you from taking action? Is it accreditation standards, university bureaucracy, or faculty interest/competency?” As I began to ponder what ...read more
Source: Nieman Journalism Lab
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:36:00 GMT