Category Archives: Broadcast Journalism

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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Job Shadow: Wisconsin Public Radio

Broadcasting news over the radio is a career that I have just recently had the chance to become more familiar. I have had the opportunity to shadow employees of Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR), in Eau Claire, and I have learned more … Continue reading

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News Negativity

Why is the mainstream news so negative? Is it time to cut back on news consumption? The first answer that comes to mind is “bad news sells”, now of course people care and want to know the recent happenings around … Continue reading

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Turn your journalism interview into a job

Today, becoming a journalist can be difficult. According to a writer for CNN Money, Wenqian Zhu, a study in 2012 was done at the University of Georgia that found roughly 66 percent of journalism graduates landed a full-time job six … Continue reading

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When does celebrity journalism become gossip?

(video from E! Entertainment Youtube Channel) “Who are you wearing?” is the million-dollar question on every red carpet around the world. Fashion designers’ names drop like flies as their creations are flaunted on every star and starlet. A celebrity’s baby … Continue reading

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Society views women news anchors as sex objects

Female Television News Anchors were hired because of their ability to inform viewers of the news, right? Today women are living up to unrealistic standards and are expected to look, act, and project a particular image, especially on camera. “Female … 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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