Monthly Archives: February 2014

Internet speed aids journalism but makes mistakes more likely

In today’s society the public demands immediate news and constant updates.  Web technology and how it has affected journalism has changed over the last few years.  How do journalists stay on top and even ahead of the news?  Whether it … Continue reading

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Journalists need training in covering trauma responsibly

It doesn’t take long to realize that this world is filled with disasters and painful events. It is essential for a journalist to have the tenacity to get into the heart of the action. A good journalist must be willing … Continue reading

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Journalists Should Avoid Bias

Avoiding bias in journalism is one of the most important tasks in the career. There are many options when trying to learn to be unbiased when writing or reporting a news story.  In an article by students at the THINK … Continue reading

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Photojournalism requires new skills

Napoleon Bonaparte once said “A picture is worth a thousand words,” the notion that with just a single image an intricate idea can be communicated.  Photojournalism is a form of journalism that includes collecting, editing and publishing images that then … Continue reading

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Video game journalism growing, but draws critics

As the video game industry continues its incredible financial and critical success amongst my generation, video game journalism has grown into an absolutely large importance. Reveals, previews, reviews, these journalists will always have something to write about, especially during the … Continue reading

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NFL sideline reporters tackle tough job

The National Football League is the most popular sport in America. Growing up and living in the atmosphere of loyal NFL fans, my love for football continues to grow. Like many women, I have always aspired to be an NFL … Continue reading

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Reporter’s know everybody has a story

Ted Williams’ life changed when he received national attention for his “golden voice,” Williams, once homeless, owes his fame to Doral Chenoweth lll, multimedia producer for The Columbus Dispatch in Columbus, Ohio. According to Chenoweth, Williams was panhandling while holding … Continue reading

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Vietnam war changed journalist/military relationship

Throughout history, citizens have relied on journalists to provide truthful information about wars and international war news. In the modern era, the media plays an increasingly significant role in warfare. In 1973, there was a change in the relationship between … Continue reading

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Tips for Becoming a Successful Journalist

In today’s society becoming a journalists can be very hard. Trying to figure out what you want and how to get it can be a difficult task all on your own. Getting advice from a successful journalists was extremely helpful … Continue reading

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Newspaper calls Twitter a threat to journalism

The Australian newspaper published an editorial describing Twitter as “a path to ruin” for journalists. The editorial does not deny Twitter as being a great platform for journalists in terms of marketing, but could it be affecting the future of … Continue reading

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