Category Archives: Social Media

Being a “townie” is the most important characteristic one must have to work at Volume One magazine. Mike Paulus, Online Editor for Volume One,the culture and arts magazine for the Chippewa Valley said working at Volume One relies on tight-knit … Continue reading

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Social media spread journalism

Are social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, effecting the journalism field? As it turns out, social media sites are helping with the spread of journalism. 60% of people use Facebook as a recurring way of gathering news. … Continue reading

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Multimedia Transforms Journalism

Over the years, journalism has gone through some changes. The advance in technology has really helped these changes. We not only have the radio, the television, and newspaper, but we also have the internet. Within the internet, we have different … Continue reading

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Journalists using social networks beyond Facebook, Twitter

Today you may hear a lot about how organizations continue to improve their effectiveness on social media outlets of Facebook and Twitter, but in fact, they’ve begun experimenting on Instagram too. A major part in using social media for organization … 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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Movies portray unethical journalists

Hollywood has portrayed journalists as unethical people in movies for many years now. This negative image of journalists is constantly shown to the public through film. The journalist characters tend to be people who engage in unethical behavior in order … Continue reading

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Journalists use Twitter to whine about Olympics

Is the plumbing in Russia more newsworthy than the competing Olympic athletes or the politics of Putin? If you were on Twitter prior to the start of the games you may have thought so. When journalists started arriving in Sochi, … Continue reading

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Is Twitter making journalism better?

Twitter has become increasingly popular since its start in 2006. Many people use it to get their news. According to a study by the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and … 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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Journalism moves to mobile devices

Mobile applications are becoming a popular choice with news consumers causing journalists to move news stories into mobile applications. An example of how the mobile news is taking over is CNN, their mobile application has been downloaded 42 million times, … Continue reading

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