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”

Covering elections

THURSDAY,  SEPT 10, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 18) Election Coverage: You Don’t Have to Cover Everything (The Lead newsletter) Note what your staff can actually cover. You don’t have to cover everything. Before the election season begins, assess what issues your staff is interested in, and what you can devote resources to covering. CollegeContinue reading “Covering elections”

The Phoenix rises

TUESDAY,  SEPT 7, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 16) Mary Chappell, editor-in-chief of the student-run Loyola Phoenix, at the Loyola University Chicago campus. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune) The Phoenix rises: Loyola’s student newspaper takes a courageous stand for journalism (Chicago Tribune) “Things turned ugly,” wrote Mary Chappell, “when we posted videos of students beingContinue reading “The Phoenix rises”