More Studies from the Virtual Classroom

More Studies from the Virtual Classroom

INTRODUCTION Students in Professor Raymond McCaffrey’s Spring 2020 Ethics in Journalism class at the University of Arkansas met for the last time together in Kimpel Hall on March 12. As they followed instructions about plans to cease face-to-face meetings and go to...

What We’re Reading This Week 11/04/19

BuzzFeed and CNN come out on top in the FOIA bout with the U.S. government.     A new study uncovers how Americans perceive local news. The study delves into which is trusted more, local or national news.   poynter.orgNews organizations issue apologies...

What We’re Reading This Week 10/14/19

  News network producers want to get breaking news to the audience faster. The Nieman Lab examines the process.   Longtime Fox News Channel anchor Sheperd Smith left his position Friday. For another perspective, read what the Columbia Journalism Review says...

What We’re Reading This Week 6/11/19

Many news organizations and journalists have pledged to not name the shooter in mass shootings to try to avoid giving perpetrator notoriety.  The Columbia Journalism Review has recruited four journalists to serve as public editors for The New York Times, The...
Stories We’re Following 03/15/2019

Stories We’re Following 03/15/2019

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Journalist Protection Act was reintroduced by Democratic lawmakers. Read here what prompted the bill to make a reappearance.   Reporters facing defamation claims could be ordered to identify their sources in court. Find out here what...