Are you still fuzzy on what the rules are regarding drones? You’re not alone.
The WBA, through the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, recently offered a webinar titled “Broadcasters and Drone – Rules and Regulations Governing Operations.” If you missed it, you can watch it here
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Are you looking for a way to work smarter and make the most of your time? It’s time to review the digital tools you’re using and take a look at some others that you might want to include in your toolbox.
Poynter collected a list of more than two dozen... - MORE -
A legislative committee studying the use of police body cameras held its first meeting on Thursday. The committee is trying to establish uniform regulations for law enforcement using body cameras. A body cameras proposal passed in the Assembly but was not brought up for a vote in the Senate before... - MORE -
A TV station in San Francisco is learning a lesson many stations have had to learn about the risks that come with taking photos from Facebook.
KTVU-TV published the photo of a stabbing victim holding what appeared to be a gun. It turned out that it was not a gun.... - MORE -
It can be tempting to trust a screenshot, but if we’ve learned anything from the recent developments in how people use digital media its that we should be careful about what we trust.
Politifact found this out recently
when one of its graphics was spotted on the internet, but the... - MORE -
Have you been trying to up your game but you need time and money to get the training?
RTNDA is out today with a list of three things you can do to get your boss to say “yes” to training. Check it out here
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WISN-TV investigative news reporter Colleen Henry retired on Friday after 25 years on the air.
Henry won countless awards for her investigative work in the Milwaukee market and was involved in numerous high profile stories during her 25 years on the air.
Friday was also declared Colleen Henry Day in... - MORE -
RTDNA Executive Director Dan Shelley recently wrote about how threats to journalists are taking on new significance
He speaks from experience, having himself been threatened, attacked, and stalked.
Shelley spoke at the WBA Summer Conference on a panel on the topic of journalist and station safety, and he’s coming... - MORE -
How does your newsroom look for new audiences? It’s a discussion going on right now at Poynter
They’re looking for ideas from you. Read up and tell them what you think
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Kevin Carpenter has been named news director at WAOW-TV in Wausau.
Carpenter comes from WLS-TV in Chicago where he was director of digital operations for the last 16 years. Carpenter earned a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University before serving as a reporter in Plattsburgh, New York, Burlington,... - MORE -