Category Archives: Broadcast Journalism

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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Broadcast journalism job outlook improving

When you think of the word broadcast the first thing that most likely comes to your mind is the anchor that reports the news live to the station’s viewers. But there are more jobs in the broadcast sector that aren’t … Continue reading

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Social media advances sports journalism

In today’s world, people rely on the internet for news and updates about their favorite sports teams. More specifically, they are turning to social sites like Twitter, Facebook and Espn.com Social media is making it possible for journalists to communicate … Continue reading

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Verify before you share

When it comes to breaking news, there’s no arguing that individuals using social media platforms are among the first to “report.” But, being the first isn’t always the most important thing in journalism. Take CNN for example. When covering the … Continue reading

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Camera phones make everyone a journalist

The average cellphone user now has the ability to report like a journalist. Camera phones have been available to the public since the mid-1990s. According to ABC News, there were 40 million cellphones in the world in 2006. This number rose … Continue reading

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Teens prefer online news over print

In a 2008 survey of 15-29 year olds, the Newspaper Association of America found that between both paid newspapers and free newspapers, only 31 percent of young people get their news and information through print media. So, the question is: … Continue reading

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Journalists should plan ahead for disaster coverage

It is no wonder that many of the journalists are puzzled when covering news about “disasters.” Because of the difficult circumstances of a disaster and the tight news deadlines, reporters need experience. The following tips can help gain some of … Continue reading

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Change in Foreign Correspondence

Left: James Cameron, foreign correspondent, in India in 1967.The Guardian.                 Right: Jeremy Wagstaff. Chicago Tribune. Apr 2012. For many readers international news coverage has been an imperfect part of American journalism for many … Continue reading

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Polarizing media has impact on American viewers

Numerous studies have shown that partisan networks have impacted the way Americans watch television.  Since the invention of the 24 hour cable news network, cable television news has become a source of information for U.S. residents.  Between 1997 and 2005, … Continue reading

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Broadcast journalism tips offer path to success

Some use it for entertainment, others for daily news. With roots in print, broadcast journalism is made to be heard, be it 100 or 1 million listeners. The keys to success in broadcast are much simpler than people think. “In addition … Continue reading

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