Tag Archives: Media

Job Shadow: Assistant Athletic Director-Media Relations/Sports Information, Jill Millis

By Anna Sveiven As a student athlete at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, I never thought about what goes into preparing for a typical game day. For Jill Millis, the assistant athletic director at the university, this is … Continue reading

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Job Shadow- Matt Peterson

By Rachel Schmidt The person that I shadowed was Matt Peterson. His official title is the Digital and Broadcast Programs Manager at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He is employed by four different departments throughout the university. Peterson works with Housing, … 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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How media portrays gender roles

By Alyssa Layton   At the rate journalism is evolving, you’d think the gender roles in the news room would do the same. According to NiemanReports, women still don’t hold high power and do very little decision making. “Even in … 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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Supermodels and female athletes on the receiving end of sexist media

By Emilee Wentland When journalists report the news, they are supposed to do it in a way that is unbiased. Unfortunately, some reporters have trouble doing this. Many news stories are sexist. Everyone has opinions, but when someone is reporting … Continue reading

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China builds media firewall

By Ke Jin  Freedom of expression in China is a privilege, not a right. The Communist Party has long striven to control freedom of expression in China. Websites from around the world are blocked, like Yahoo,Wikipedia and Google system. Major … Continue reading

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