Monthly Archives: April 2018

AP Stylebook Changes

Sometimes news people write things just because they’ve heard them used in news copy before, whether or not they make sense. As in describing a person with a handicap as “wheelchair bound”, even though that ancient descriptor is wrong and offensive to a lot of people with handicaps. Wheelchairs are... - MORE -

Empathy In Journalism?

“Journalism isn’t typically a matter of life and death, but it’s as much a listening profession as medicine.” That’s just one of the thought-provoking quotes from this article about the need for empathy in Journalism. Read it here. Posted by Tim Morrissey... - MORE -

WBA Foundation Names Panelists For Primary Debates

The debates for both primaries are scheduled for the second half of July. The debates, which will be interactive with live social media, will both run a full hour. The WBA Foundation has named the journalists who will participate as panelists. Read the story here. Posted by Tim Morrissey... - MORE -

“Reinventing” TV News

What some stations are doing to attract younger viewers to their newscasts might surprise you. Details here from Nieman Reports. Posted by Tim Morrissey... - MORE -