Tag: Journalism
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
January 26th, 2010

This post was first published at www.masonsays.com. Haiti, unfortunately, is no different from the others. Tragedy strikes and the media arrives in full occupying force. It’s the story of the moment. Everyone cares. The information and images take up temporary residence in our collective conscience. Our hearts go out. But, invariably, so do the lights. The [...]

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
September 4th, 2009

The Associated Press released a photo Friday of Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Bernard, moments after he was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade on Aug. 14, in Afghanistan. Bernard later died from his wounds. Some newspapers published the photo with the accompanying AP story, but the Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, The New York Times and [...]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 29th, 2009

There are those YouTube members who upload video. Then there are those YouTube members who upload video that also happens to be news (you know who you are). For all of those citizen journalists in the crowd, YouTube launched its new YouTube Reporters’ Center project Monday to help aspiring reporters learn tips from seasoned journalism [...]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 6th, 2009

Do you get your information from newspapers, on television, on the radio or online? Do you think everyone in your community has access to the networks they need (online or in-person) to find important information? How would you improve the quality of information available to the general public? Fascinating questions, huh? Even more fascinating when [...]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 16th, 2009

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer joins the Rocky Mountain News in the Newspaper Death Watch. On Tuesday, Seattle’s 146-year-old paper will publish its last print edition, shutting down the daily newspaper but maintaining its online presence at seattlepi.com. P-I subscribers will receive rival paper, The Seattle Times, without interruption, but The Seattle Times has its own set [...]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 27th, 2009

As Tamika mentioned in December when The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press ended their daily home delivery, newspapers are in a heap of trouble. Today, Denver’s Rocky Mountain News closed shop for good. The Pulitzer Prize-winning San Francisco Chronicle and Seattle’s oldest daily Seattle Post-Intelligencer could go next. Not depressing enough? Then be sure [...]

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