RESEARCH: Black and White and Still Read All Over
Journalism Majors Not Available
Transition Into Academic Environs
REVIEW: Never in My Wildest Dreams: A Black Woman’s Life in Journalism Book is both moving memoir and fascinating journey into U.S. history.
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By Carolyn Schurr Levin
What happens when a crisis hits, as it did when Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, only to be followed the following week by a nor’easter?
By Pat Winters Lauro
“She posted a picture to Pinterest and it just exploded.”
MILEPOSTS First Amendment Fundamentals for 2012.
By Frank LoMonte
Four noteworthy First Amendment cases for college media in 2012.
POLITICS 2012 Crafting Election Coverage on Campus
By Dan Malon & Sarah Maben
Covering elections provide reader service and a practical way to enhance journalism instruction.
Editor’s note: Journalists typically learn early on how to write a city council story, cover a sports game, do an investigative piece into questionable spending by public officials, write a profile or in-depth article.
They may never have to cover breaking news and follow-up stories related to horrific mass shootings in Orlando and Dallas, and on school and college campuses and elsewhere.
College and professional media should have in place at least some guidelines on how to cover such tragedies and how publications and stations want to present the coverage, including coverage through social media. They’ll want to look at many different angles and how to best do so.
Here are just some links—there are many—regarding the coverage of the Orlando and Dallas shootings.
CNN Money — News outlets were still processing a pair of fatal shootings by police and the ensuing protests on Thursday night when more gunshots rang out. This …
The Press-Enterprise — Limit one’s consumption of media coverage of tragedy. Slow down … to escape the relentless bombardment of images …
As they were chatting, live video from a Dallas protest raised the initial … It came amid cable news coverage of the earlier shootings by officers in …. of some of the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting”; a Southern … St. Louis professor on journalism lessons from Ferguson: ‘The impact is ongoing.’ http://www.poynter.org/2016/a-gripping-confusing-night-of-the-media-covering-protests-and-dallas-cop-shootings/420535/
The Philadelphia Inquirer — Ubinas: Ignorance on both sides of Black Lives Matter movement must be called out
- CMR Extra — Quick links
- Review — ‘Passion and Perseverance’ for student journalists and their advisers:
- Research (Vol. 53) — Convergence, Higher Education
- Research (Vol. 53) — Corrections and the College Web
- CMR Extra — Quick Links
- Making the most of campaign opportunities
- A cautionary tale of a coverage firestorm
- Students in the trenches for political coverage
- Book Review: Media, Mobilization, and Human Rights: Mediating Suffering