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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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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Online editions change how newspapers make money

The ability for news consumers to get print journalism online has helped them stay up-to-date, but it’s changed the way newspapers responsible for much of the content stay in business. It’s easier than ever to access newspaper content online. While … 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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