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The More You Know

Once upon a time, journalistic integrity meant something. Journalists were held up in the highest of respect and esteem. There was no partisan bias. There was no blurring of the lines between cold, hard fact and opinion. 267 more words


Mark Briggs, Ch.3 : Crowd Powered Collaboration

Chapter three of Mark Briggs, Journalism Next, focuses on the positive contribution of crowd sourcing.

Briggs, explains crowd sourcing as

“Allowing enthusiastic communities to come together and provide the value for given Web site.

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Politics in America 26: All Reporters are Report--I take that back.

They were journalists. Reporters. The Fourth Estate. They were broadcasters. Newspaper people. Bloggers. Gossip mongers. Liberals. Liars. Those media people were downright…what was the word…people. Yes, people. 347 more words

Politics In America

FCC official: “Something’s not right” with Wi-Fi at Monday’s debate

(Source: arstechnica.com)

One of the members of the Federal Communications Commission, Jessica Rosenworcel, has asked the agency to investigate the Monday evening ban on journalists’ Wi-Fi personal hotspots at the presidential debate held at Hofstra University. 386 more words


A Certain Type of Crazy

Chapter one of Rich Martin’s Living Journalism is titled “You’ve Got To Be A Little Crazy” and rightly so it begins with the story of Igor Kostin. 135 more words

Daily Writing Exercises

Journalists must fork over $200 for Wi-Fi at presidential debate

(Source: arstechnica.com)

News organizations attending Monday evening’s presidential debate must pay $200 for a “Secure Wireless Internet Connection” at Hofstra University in New York state. 291 more words


An Ethics Question: Should Reporters Identify Themselves?

Richburg asked us a question last week at class:

Should reporters always identify themselves and say they are writing a story? What if you are at a party, and someone speaking knows you are a reporter — but does not know you are planning to write a story and quote them.  191 more words

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