Stop blocking athlete access to media

FRIDAY,  SEPT 25, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 29) Universities continue to block athletes from talking to the media. That’s got to stop. (Poynter) For athletes at many of the nation’s top athletic programs, talking to the news media is regarded as a punishable offense There has never been a time when America more urgentlyContinue reading “Stop blocking athlete access to media”

Time for a change in newsrooms

FRIDAY,  SEPT 18, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 24) It’s time for change in our newsrooms: here’s how (Bureau of Investigative Journalism) What journalism is and what it does has a profound effect on the society we aim to reflect and inform. Our discourse and decisions around immigration, inequality, crime – frankly everything – wouldContinue reading “Time for a change in newsrooms”

Mistreating people of color

TUESDAY,  AUG. 25, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 8) (Reform Austin News) UT’s Student Newspaper Accused of Mistreating People of Color The quest for inclusion and attention to diversity that has swept the nation this summer has made its way to the University of Texas at Austin student newspaper in the form of criticism aboutContinue reading “Mistreating people of color”