Stories We’re Following 7/30/2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —   A television station in Oakland made an on-air apology after using a social media photo that showed a stabbing victim holding what looked like a gun.  Al Tompkins from Poynter explains why that was a problem.  Click here. Facebook and fake...

Stories We’re Following 7/16/2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark —  Fact-checking and accountability journalism … tech companies are being pro-active in trying to curb ‘fake news.’ Here’s a Poynter report titled, ‘Four major tech companies take new steps to combat fake...

Stories We’re Following 6/25/2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —   When a journalist has a secret relationship with the Senate Intelligence Committee security director — who’s married — it raises questions if classified information was revealed by the director to the journalist....

Stories We’re Following 6/18/18

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark — “Advocates are becoming journalists.  Is that a good thing?”  Read the story here. Ukraine officials held a news conference to announce a journalist’s death, who wasn’t really dead.  Reporters were caught by surprise...

Stories We’re Following 5/27/2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Creating a diverse newsroom is not that easy, according to a report by the Columbia Journalism Review.  Writer Farai Chideya explains.  Click here to read.   As a journalist, on deadline, how long should you wait for a contact to return your...