Tag Archives: I believe

I believe, reprise

I do not think my beliefs relating to news have changed too much from the first week of class until now. Maybe this is because I wrote super generalized statements. However, my confidence as a journalist has definitely increased since then. For example, I said that interviewing people is challenging and awkward. Now, I still believe […]

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I Believe, Reprise

Looking back on my answers, I was surprised to see not too much has changed in my thoughts about news. I think the most interesting response is to “The greatest challenge as a journalist is…” to which I replied, “Writing about something I am passionate about while still presenting both sides equally.” I think this is […]

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I Believe… Reflection

Looking back through my I Believe statements, not many of them have changed a lot. I wrote about how one of my main concerns as a journalist would be managing my bias, I feel like this may still be true. But this class has definitely taught me the importance of always fact checking and presenting news […]

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Have your beliefs about news changed? What is the future of news?

Four months ago, we ask students in our environmental and public health journalism course at the University of Michigan to write ten, one-sentence statements about news that began with the words “I believe.” After practicing reporting and journalistic writing, critiquing news stories, experimenting with various digital forms of communication and working in teams to develop […]

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