Service Journalsim

WEDNESDAY,  SEPT 2, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 13)
Service Journalism Image
(Nieman Lab)
Once you start looking for it, you see service journalism everywhere.

Tips on how to make face masks fit better, reading lists to learn about institutional racism, advice to help a friend deal with anxiety. Forces on both sides of the news producer/consumer equation are driving this uptick: these stories, broadly defined as those that offer actionable advice, are relatively easy to report remotely.

They’re also in demand among consumers who are looking for guidance on everything from finances to mental health to dinner ideas. This shift toward reporting that helps people not just learn but do something predates the Covid-19 pandemic, but at a time when many have questions, service journalism provides answers.
JOURNALISM EDUCATION NEWS
(Tri- States Public Radio)
A piece on the RTDNA’s website says local TV news might never be the same due to the coronavirus pandemic.  It notes, among other things, the innovation required to produce stories while working remotely.
The Shop Talk panelists use that as the starting point for their discussion about how the pandemic is changing the way journalism is taught.
STUDENT POSTS
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Look for more links to student stories at the Online Elsewhere Facebook page. Trying something new with your program? Something interesting happen? Let me know at richcamron@gmail.com (cameron without the “e”). 
 
Copyright 2020 by Rich Cameron

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