Monthly Archives: June 2018

Why Wikipedia Is Not A “Source”

As a working journalist, you know better than to rely on Wikipedia for accurate information, because the platform has been hijacked countless times by people who have an axe to grind. Usually the Wikipedia editors are quick to catch this stuff. Poynter’s Daniel Funke has a brief article regarding one... - MORE -

Next Year’s WBA Awards Gala Is Already In The Planning Stage

If you have never attended a WBA Awards Gala, ask someone in your newsroom who’s been to one about their experience. It’s a fun evening with lots of camaraderie, laughter, and applause as you see your peers acknowledged for their exceptional work. Plans are already being made for next spring’s... - MORE -

Get The WBA Member App

It’s Summer Conference time – and, if you haven’t downloaded the WBA Member App, you’re missing out on a lot of cool content. Info is here. Posted by Tim Morrissey... - MORE -

What does your audience know about your job?

As with any profession, once you get into it, it takes effort to maintain an outsider’s perspective of how it works. The same applies to journalism. A recent study found that there’s a lot that Americans don’t know about how journalism works. Here’s an example: More than 4 in 10... - MORE -