House resolution thanks journalists involved in Jan. 6 attack

A resolution introduced Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives thanks journalists for their reporting during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol building. The resolution was introduced by Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and 42 House members, including Wisconsin House member Mark Pocan. You can read the resolution here ... - MORE -

Journalists share stories from covering Capitol riot

The journalists who were on the scene for the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol are talking about the experience. In particular, they’re telling Poynter about how the riotous crowd was treating journalists and an escalation of threats to members of the media. You can read about it here... - MORE -


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Tips for Writing News Promos and Teases

When it comes to doing teases (or “stand-up bumps”), too often the reporter will give away the entire story, rather than truly “tease” the listener or viewer.  Most of them are too long, and give away too many details. Print writing coaches often illustrate the difference between a headline and... - MORE -