Category Archives: Print Media

Job shadowing WCFW Radio’s Paul Sokup

by Parker Reed Operating the main audio board, keeping and creating logs, providing weather updates and inputting class music in a timely matter all whilst trying to uphold the history and tradition of WCFW Radio, are just some of the responsibilities … Continue reading

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Job shadow: Leader-Telegram’s Julian Emerson

By Erica Jones When I went to watch Julian Emerson work as an editor for the Eau Claire newspaper, Leader-Telegram, he was juggling several tasks at once. I found out many of his days are like this. Even with the police scanner … Continue reading

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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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Challenges facing global media ethics

By Hillary Smith Global media ethics, which are principles and practices expected of journalists and news organizations worldwide, have a long road ahead. New methods of communication are enabling media to extend the reach from local to global. With the expansion of … Continue reading

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Americans should pay attention to serious news

When asked about celebrities or sports teams, an average American will give you an enthusiastic and well-versed response. Ask the average American about current affairs around the world, however, and you will receive a much less informed answer. Former National … Continue reading

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Old journalism vs. New journalism

    Journalism is meant to inform the public of the news. As a journalist, the public is my audience and I write with the intentions of making an impact on the public. I’ve been involved with journalism education for … Continue reading

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Newspapers face uncertain future

Reading a newspaper on a city park bench or bus, might be a prehistoric concept to the younger American public. As smartphones and tablets take over  society, “Few believe that newspapers in their printed form will survive,” writes  Erick Alterman, journalist … Continue reading

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