Chapter ten: Managing news as a conversation

March 27th, 2011 March 27th, 2011
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One of the greatest challenges journalists face today is learning how to manage a news conversation. According to Mark Briggs, this begs three questions: How do journalists participate in the conversation without sacrificing their objectivity or credibility? What about legal and ethical issues now that everyone can publish anything they want on a professional news […]

A video conference with Dan Rather and Tucker Carlson

March 6th, 2011 March 6th, 2011
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Curiosity, determination and the ability to write is what makes a good journalist, according to Dan Rather. “Curiosity is the bedrock of being a good reporter. Determination is very important because one has to stay with it and writing well and quickly is the bedrock of the craft,” says Rather, a American journalist and managing […]

I really need you to read this blog, ok?

February 22nd, 2011 February 22nd, 2011
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I really need you to read this article, okay? Joel Achenbach, a Washington Post staff writer, is worried. Where once was the time that journalists were not driven by money, this is certainly not the case now. Back then, money came with the job. Now, the job is aimed at making money. As print journalism […]