Journalists shine light on farming crisis

Farmers in the upper Midwest are in crisis and broadcast journalists have been bringing attention to the issue. Most recently, KMSP in Minneapolis sired an hour-long special based on 10 months of reporting, a huge commitment to covering the topic. You can read more and view the segments here.... - MORE -

Is social media contributing to trust gap?

Columnist Jim Brady is making the argument that social media is one of the leading reasons for a decline in trust in journalism. He cites the reduction and elimination of the editing process: “By any measure, the public’s opinion of us has dimmed dramatically since we were able to slip... - MORE -

RTDNA adds podcasts to Murrow Awards

RTDNA is making changes to its awards competition, the Murrow Awards, including the addition of a category for podcasts. The Murrow Awards also also adding a Feature-Length Documentary category and updating the look of the awards. The competition opens Thursday. Read more here. And don’t forget that the WBA... - MORE -

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