Tag: legal reporting

by Nick Baumann

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. What do you get when you cross a lawyer and a journalist? Most of the time, of course, you get […] more »

by Jeffrey D. Neuburger

One of the most watched television events in U.S. history was the announcement of the verdict in the O.J. Simpson murder trial in October 1995. By the time that trial was televised, the public had become accustomed to watching footage of both civil and criminal proceedings in state courts, and such proceedings continue to be […] more »

by Kate Dubinski

We fell into Twitter somewhat accidentally in our newsroom at the London Free Press in Ontario, Canada. The Bandidos biker gang trial was going to be a big one for the Free Press. We’d extensively covered the crime when it first happened: eight bikers from Toronto found dead on a rural road near London, and […] more »