What We’re Reading This Week 7/15/19

Poynter gives advice to journalists on how to cover natural disasters.  After a series of tweets made by President Trump, news outlets struggled on whether or not to use the word “racist” to describe remarks he made to a group of U.S. Congresswomen. Trump...

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 5/28/19

Stories We’re Following 5/28/19

According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness, one in five adults experiences a mental illness. This means it is very likely that a reporter will interview sources living with mental illness. Poynter gives insight on how reporters should handle the topic in a...

Stories We’re Following 6/24

A Wall Street Journal foreign affairs correspondent was fired for his business involvement with a source, Poynter reported. Educators are teaching students how to detect false news using an online platform called Checkology, according to an article published by Wired....