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Journalism Jumps Through Stigma Hoops

Along the lines of the previous article on how “Journalism Influences the Film Industry”, there are many more options and job opportunities to journalism. The one thing that is shared amongst all journalists no matter how different their jobs may … Continue reading

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Information Influx

The internet has allowed people like you and me to access any type of information at any given time. Living in the “Information Age” a person can do stuff such as looking up a recipe to bake online, learning how … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Friend: WordCounter

Avoidance of repetition when writing is something to be considered to ensure that one’s message gets across to his or her readers. As frequent story developers of the written word, journalists,  bloggers, and even students must take into consideration the … Continue reading

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Blog 4: Copyright in citizen journalism

Photograph by Alex Steffler What exactly is a citizen journalist these days and where do ethics lie when retrieving information? “The idea behind citizen journalism is that people without professional journalism training can use the tools of modern technology and … Continue reading

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Blogger Journalism?

Citizen journalism may be all the rage right now but a blogger is very different from an actual journalist.  The difference is mostly in the fact that bloggers merely comment on news and events, or rant about personal things.  Most … Continue reading

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How to Become Front Page News

By Tyler Austin No, I’m not going to suggest you run a marathon across the United States naked, but that probably would make you front page news. This article from Poynter Online titled “How to Turn a Student Journalism Project … Continue reading

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Jayson Blair creates credibility crisis for New York Times

By: Melinda Balandra Do you keep your ethical news values in check while working on a story? Each news story should be created from a commitment to the truth and involves such journalistic values as accuracy, dignity and sufficiency. Accuracy … Continue reading

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Celebrity Journalism, Lindsay Lohan News or Triva?

Has celebrity news begun to crowd out legitimate news? Are editors working with a new definition of news that allows more celebrity content into our newspapers and other media? How do Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton find their way to … Continue reading

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