Category Archives: Broadcast Journalism

Harvard Law professor seeks to fix institutional corruption in Congress

By Helen White A Harvard Law professor spoke on institutional corruption in Congress at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Schofield Auditorium on Wednesday night, enlightening an audience of more than 300. “At the core of our democracy is a hole,” Professor … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: WEAU’s Stephanie Olsen

By Taylor Pomasl Meet Stephanie Olsen. The recent college grad is now WEAU Channel 13’s producer for the noon and 5p.m. news, operating the entire news cast from behind the scenes. Olsen was raised in a small town in southwest Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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Study: TV news portrays Black Americans more fairly

By Taylor Pomasl Recent research shows that the news media portrayal of Black Americans is making strides to becoming less biased. As issues of race gained national attention during the 1990s, “many social scientists and communication scholars sought to study … Continue reading

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Campus minister helps students find calling through faith

By Justin Dade He could have been under the bright lights with thousands of fans, but Ryan Luedtke traded that all in to make a difference in the lives of college students. “I want other young people to know what … Continue reading

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Local musician supports Eau Claire’s artistic community

By Leland Orfield Walking down Barstow Street in the heart of downtown Eau Claire, many people have probably noticed a shop with plenty of different looking musical instruments and amplifiers propped up in the store windows. Past these initial instruments … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: TV reporter stresses camera, tripod use

By Elizabeth Gosling Jesse Yang works at WQOW TV in Eau Claire as a reporter. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2013 with a degree in journalism. During her university career, she went through a phase from … Continue reading

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Journalism Meets Social Media

By Michael Roemer In the ever changing world of social media, many news companies, big and small have shifted the focus of the newsroom from daily reporting to up to the second updates on Facebook and Twitter. Sometimes these practices … Continue reading

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