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Month: August 2014
Veteran TV Journalists Share Ferguson Experiences
I interviewed a half dozen senior journalists who were on the ground covering the story in Ferguson, Missouri and, interestingly, most said the police treated
Why Don’t More Photojournalists Become News Directors?
Former Photojournalist Lane Michaelsen, an old friend of mine, is the new corporate news director for Sinclair Broadcasting. It is noteworthy that Sinclair, the biggest
Two Stories 39 Years Apart-excellence under fire
Here is a story I wrote for Poynter.org about CNN’s Ivan Watson’s reporting from Iraq. The remarkable story reminded me of a story that Columbia
Why Gannett is Spinning Broadcast off from Print
I was on NPR’s Here and Now to explain.
Why Are The Biggest TV Station Owners Getting Bigger and Spinning off From Print?
The fact of the matter is broadcasting is still profitable. And to stay that way, companies say they have to get bigger in order to