Stories We’re Following 5/20/2018

Men outnumber women in U.S. newsrooms and in fact-checking positions.  Nurses are rarely used as sources in health news, but make up nearly a third of all healthcare professionals.  Illinois statehouse press has dwindled in recent years, but an Illinois...

Stories We’re Following 5/2

Facebook hired former New York Times staffer Alex Hardiman in a new position called head of news products. According to Recode, “Hardiman will work with publishers to create news features, and also try to stop the proliferation of false news on the...

Stories We’re Following 4/12/17

According to Poynter, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga emails obtained through open records laws show university officials fired an NPR-affiliated reporter because they “were worried that annoyed Republican legislators — who had previously cut funding to a...

Stories We’re Following 9/9/16

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune removed a column written by an employee which criticized a TV journalist for wearing skinny jeans during her report, Poynter reported. The Washington Post reminded employees of their Standards & Ethics policies on political activism...

Ethics Stories We’re Following 8/5

Poynter wrote an article outlining four tips to avoid plagiarism. The Columbia Journalism Review looked at how journalists covering Trump are facing many of the same ethical questions Murrow faced. On the Media discussed the realities of immigration with a Princeton...