With all the improvements in technology over the last few decades a new challenge has arisen in the newsroom. That challenge is how, and what for, do we use chyrons. Even over the last few years this question has increased in difficulty, and gained higher stakes, due to the viral nature of our society. So…… Continue reading The Ethics of Chyrons ( /ˈkīrän/ )
This assignment was really daunting to me, and I actually struggled a lot finding an error in reporting much less getting a response, but I found something. On October 13 I emailed Buzzfeed about an error in information, and continuity within two Buzzfeed videos, and an article. On the 13 I was scrolling through Facebook…… Continue reading Advancing A Buzzfeed Story
Dan Kennedy brings a lot to this class because he has a lot of ideas/opinions about events and issues that none of us would have thought to consider. My favorite example of this is his opinion that journalists aren’t great at giving ‘equal coverage’. In his November 1st lecture about ‘The Crisis in Political Reporting’…… Continue reading Dan Kennedy’s Classes
At the beginning of the semester I attended an event at Harvard, the Nieman Foundation’s Pulitzer Centennial. I was only there for the first section of presenters which was titled, Power in the Home. Each of the three sections focused on safety, protection, and power on different scales. As the title implies the first section…… Continue reading Event Coverage
Growing up I had a very specific set of values drilled into me. My Grandma always emphasized to, “learn to be gracious.” My dad taught me that being kind was the key to a good life, and my mom always reminded me to be respectful. Then on my own, from a very young age, I…… Continue reading Personal Ethics Code
How do we report on cases that criminalize victims?