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Harvard Law Professor weighs in on our lost Republic

By Melaina Steig   Money corrupts congress and America needs to fix it said a Harvard Law Professor at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire on Wednesday night. “If we don’t fix this problem, our nation can’t survive.” said Lawrence … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: WEAU’s Stephanie Olsen

By Taylor Pomasl Meet Stephanie Olsen. The recent college grad is now WEAU Channel 13’s producer for the noon and 5p.m. news, operating the entire news cast from behind the scenes. Olsen was raised in a small town in southwest Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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Study: TV news portrays Black Americans more fairly

By Taylor Pomasl Recent research shows that the news media portrayal of Black Americans is making strides to becoming less biased. As issues of race gained national attention during the 1990s, “many social scientists and communication scholars sought to study … Continue reading

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Misogyny in Media: Reporting on Female Politicians

By Kessa Albright “She scares me. I cross my legs every time she talks,” Tucker Carlson, MSNBC political correspondent, infamously said on his show Tucker July 16, 2007. Political leanings aside, anyone can agree that media coverage of Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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Dance instructor creates family bonds in the studio

By Sydney Purpora When a dancer in Carly Sigears’ class experienced the death of her mother, her team was there every step of the way. The girl had no other relatives, so the dancers and their mothers helped the young … Continue reading

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Campus minister helps students find calling through faith

By Justin Dade He could have been under the bright lights with thousands of fans, but Ryan Luedtke traded that all in to make a difference in the lives of college students. “I want other young people to know what … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Magazine editor balances work, performance, life

By Alyssa Anderson Eric Christenson leads a hectic life, to say the least. With his many duties as managing editor at Eau Claire’s Volume One Magazine, performing comedy or music by night, and taking care of a rambunctious cat named Mikey, … Continue reading

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Online Entertainment News and Journalism

In the past, journalists were the storytellers. Today, their goal is guiding people to the truth, to help the reader make sense of things happening in the world. First something crazy happens within the entertainment industry that catches the attention … Continue reading

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Modern journalists are reporters and programmers?

Remembering that every journalist is a reporter at heart is important as the industry adapts to the ever-changing multimedia now available, says journalist Sara Ganim in the online American Journalism Review. “Forget the title. Stop. Throw that out the window.” Many … Continue reading

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“Bad Press” tarnishes reputation of reporters

Reporters. Their ethics and image have continually been challenged in the spot light of bad press. Often they’re thought to be ruthless. Biased. One-sided. Out to get you. Liars. Unfeeling. Low-lifes. Driven to brainwash society. Or they will do anything … Continue reading

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