Tag Archives: future of journalism

I Believe… Journalism Will Survive

I believe… I believe that the biggest opportunity facing news organizations today is the access they now have to instant news stories from millions of people around the world. I believe that my greatest challenge as a journalist will be conveying stories and ideas in an unbiased way. I believe that the biggest problem with […]

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In The Quill’s…

In The Quill’s article, Michigan’s Morphing Media, journalist Lori F. Brost and Maria B. Marron detail the morphosis of Ann Arbor’s News sources. What I found most provoking about this piece was the author’s report on how online publication served as a hub for community engagement: “The strength of the online publication was that it was able to […]

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He said, she said what?!

In the article “We Have No Idea Who’s Right: Criticizing ‘he said, she said’ journalism at NPR,” Jay Rosen expresses his disdain for what he calls “he said, she said reporting.” He believes that when journalists present the differing views surrounding a public dispute, they do not assess “clashing truth claims.” While trying to be […]

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We’ve heard about the ecological niche, but what about a journalism niche?

In the Michigan’s Morphing Media article, I thought the idea of  “Circle of Blue” as a network of “journalists, scientists, and communication design experts” that reports on water issues was unique. Rather than acting as a broader news source that publishes stories on a variety of topics, it’s highly specialized and focuses on the many and […]

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Will there be another Watergate?

After reading Jay Rosen’s South by Southwest talk, I was struck by many things. But the element that really intrigued me came at the end because it’s something we’ve discussed briefly in class, but that I think is becoming one of the main critiques of modern journalism: Journalists are so focused on remaining “unbiased” that […]

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