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UW-Eau Claire women’s volleyball hosts Fall Classic

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By Rachel Schmidt The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire hosted the Nike/Eastbay Fall Classic Sept. 15-16 at McPhee Physical Education Center. Seven teams participated including the Blugolds.  

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Job Shadow: WPR’s live call-in show “The West Side”

By Helen White Wisconsin Public Radio created an entirely new public radio format when they created the call-in show for public radio, according to regional manager of Eau Claire’s WPR station Dean Kallenbach. “Regular radio had done a lot of … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Photojournalist Marisa Wojcik

Marisa Wojcik works for the Leader Telegram newspaper in Eau Claire, WI as a photojournalist. Wojcik is native to the City of Eau Claire and attended the University of Minnesota for her undergraduate degree in professional journalism and a double … Continue reading

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Photojournalism project captures individual stories

People say a picture is worth a thousand words, so what about the words of the people in those pictures? What message do they offer? The Humans of New York photojournalism project works to answer that question. This project was … Continue reading

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Ethical Photojournalism: Maintaining the Integrity and Public Trust in Journalism

It is so easy to doctor an image, edit or modify it to improve the intensity of the subject photographed.  But this misleads the public into thinking the untrue is true. The high demand for photographic perfection requires strong ethical … Continue reading

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Photojournalism requires new skills

Napoleon Bonaparte once said “A picture is worth a thousand words,” the notion that with just a single image an intricate idea can be communicated.  Photojournalism is a form of journalism that includes collecting, editing and publishing images that then … Continue reading

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News photos shape historical memories

Photos used in the field of photojournalism can create images of history, shaping people’s memories of events. The first sight of photojournalism can begin with Carol Szathmari, a photojournalist whose photos of the Crimean War were published entirely throughout Europe … 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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Photojournalism demands ethical commitment

Instead of telling a story through words and sounds, photojournalists tell the story through images.  Nowadays, photos in a newspaper are attention-grabbing and timely because of the development of photographic technology and the Internet.  We have all the possible access … Continue reading

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Photos add value to journalism

What is photojournalism and why is it important? If you look up the definition in the dictionary, here is what you will get: journalism in which written copy is subordinate to pictorial usually photographic presentation of news stories or in which … Continue reading

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