Monthly Archives: March 2017

Geena Rocero Forum

    By Rachyl Houterman A transgender supermodel stressed the importance of protecting and affirming transgender youth in a forum held Thursday night on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus.   “At a young age, trans youth know who they … Continue reading

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Job Shadow at Target Headquarters

By Kenzie Mueller The idea of working in a large company has always appealed to me, but the exact job title I could someday have with a communications degree is daunting. Target is a business that is successful, inviting and … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Leader-Telegram sports reporter Nick Erickson

By Katie Gerber From football to hockey. Girls, boys, high school or college Nick Erickson, a sports reporter for the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, has covered many sporting events throughout the Chippewa Valley over the last 18 months. While he attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, … Continue reading

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Women sports journalists endure harassment

By Katie Gerber It is questionable whether the public really knows the kind of abuse that women in the sports journalism industry face. In August of 2015 Sports Illustrated published an article  detailing the abuse women reporters face in the locker rooms … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Tom Giffey, Managing Editor: Volume One

Volume One Magazine is a culture and entertainment magazine in the Chippewa. They keep the community updated on music, events, restaurants, and more online and in a print magazine that comes out every two weeks. They release a magazine full … Continue reading

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News Industry Fails to Hire Minority Journalists

By Kiersten Clifford There is a lack of minority journalists. This isn’t an opinion, it is a fact. According to the American Society for New Editors diversity report, in 2016 only 17 percent of journalists were a minority (this only … Continue reading

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Russian journalists risk safety to cover news

By Rachyl Houterman As Russian government officials continue to curtail freedom of speech across the nation, journalists risk their safety and lives to cover the critical issues and fulfill their roles as the “watchdog,” according to investigations conducted by the … Continue reading

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