Category Archives: CJ222

Job shadow: Emily Miels, entertainment reporter

Since I can remember, I’ve wanted to become a journalist. Journalism has always been on my mind and it’s a dream come true that I can make a career out of writing. I knew that I wanted to do something … 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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Diversity invisibility in news media

By Scott Procter This United States is a melting pot of different colors, races, ethnicities and backgrounds, so why should a news room not be as diverse as the people it serves and covers? The American Society of News Editors … Continue reading

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Women underrepresented in news media

By Kenzie Mueller Women are prominent figures in society, but how often they are portrayed in news media may show otherwise. Not only is the amount of coverage on women in the news lacking, but how they are displayed tends … Continue reading

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How media portrays gender roles

By Alyssa Layton   At the rate journalism is evolving, you’d think the gender roles in the news room would do the same. According to NiemanReports, women still don’t hold high power and do very little decision making. “Even in … Continue reading

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