Tag Archives: Journalism

Sexism in broadcast news

Female journalists have received a lot of backlash for their vocal opinions, particularly in TV reporting. Even when women are fully educated, capable, and deserving of their position, men still feel the need to make them feel less than. Women … Continue reading

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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: 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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News Industry Fails to Hire Minority Journalists

By Kiersten Clifford There is a lack of minority journalists. This isn’t an opinion, it is a fact. According to the American Society for New Editors diversity report, in 2016 only 17 percent of journalists were a minority (this only … Continue reading

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Russian journalists risk safety to cover news

By Rachyl Houterman As Russian government officials continue to curtail freedom of speech across the nation, journalists risk their safety and lives to cover the critical issues and fulfill their roles as the “watchdog,” according to investigations conducted by the … Continue reading

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Journalistic conversations about race

By Samantha West With the continuation of unarmed people of color being killed by police, obviously the awareness of how race is portrayed within the media has heightened. It is crucial journalists are not just reporting those deaths, but examining … Continue reading

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Travel writer advocates drug law reform at 75th Forum Series

By Hannah Pitzl The criminalization of marijuana in the United States creates more harm than good, and the drug itself isn’t the issue, travel-writer Rick Steves said during a speech advocating the reform of the nation’s marijuana laws. “I’m not in … Continue reading

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