Category Archives: Investigative journalism

Journalists are the public’s “Information Heros”

By Kelsey O’Connor Journalists often work in dangerous environments under stressful timelines in hopes of getting information that the public otherwise wouldn’t have. Risking their lives for the good of the public makes these professional the “Information Heros” our modern … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Leader-Telegram Reporter Julian Emerson

By Nicole Bellford Leader-Telegram reporter Julian Emerson walked me through what he considers a “day in the life” of a print journalist on Sept. 30. Emerson, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire alum, said that he didn’t hesitate when he made … Continue reading

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Media criticizes female politicians

By Kristin McLeod The negative portrayal of women in the media is not a completely new concept to anyone who has basic access to the Internet or news. However, a slight spin on this situation involves looking at women politicians’ negative … Continue reading

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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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Leaking Sources in Journalism

To a journalist, sources are the most important part of the job. Without sources, journalists could not do their job and inform the public of what is happening. In recent years there has been controversy over source leaking and journalists … Continue reading

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