Journalists covering the 2020 primaries, political conventions and the general election will have special access to pro bono legal services and a range of resources through the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the National Press Photographers Association.
“Reporting on elections is always a crucial element of the... - MORE -
Nearly 100 journalists and broadcasters spent their Saturday on the UW-Madison campus learning about the 2020 election from Poynter Senior Faculty Al Tompkins.
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association with partners Google News Lab, UW School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and The Poynter Institute offered an intensive day of training to... - MORE -
CBS 58 (WDJT-TV) in Milwaukee is expanding newscasts on both CBS 58 and WMLW.
Beginning Saturday, the weekend editions of the CBS 58 News at 10 p.m. will become hour-long broadcasts with more news, weather, in-depth sports and political coverage. On Feb. 3, the CBS 58 Morning News, airing every... - MORE -
Have you ever tackled a project with another newsroom? What did you learn from that?
Poynter is writing this week about the “No. 1 key to success
” when working with another newsroom.
Hint: It has to do with who’s in charge 🙂... - MORE -
The recording of a WBA webinar about how to make local election reporting resonate in 2020 is now available for viewing.
MLive.com political reporter Emily Lawler has covered elections in Michigan for eight years. She presented the webinar last week.
The webinar is available for viewing here
(available to WBA... - MORE -
Did you that there’s a source of Wisconsin-based investigative reporting available to newsrooms for free republication?
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
covers topics like the environment, health care, immigration, and other topics specific to the Wisconsin audience, like Foxconn.
to read more about how you can use... - MORE -
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association with partners Google News Lab, UW School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and The Poynter Institute are offering an intensive day of training to help journalists cover the 2020 Presidential election. This training is led by Poynter’s Senior Faculty Al Tompkins and will be held Jan.... - MORE -
The FAA is proposing tracking for more drones in U.S. airspace in order to increase the viability of commercials drones.
The proposal has been described as giving drones virtual license plates.
Newsrooms interested in keeping their drones in the air safely and legally can learn more here
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Making a change to how newsrooms are run will always bring out an assortment of responses from the newsroom staff. This article from RTDNA
seeks to anticipate those responses to help change makers prepare.
The article outlines the responses from “the critic,” “the victim,” “the bystander,” and “the jump up... - MORE -
A webinar on Thursday offered by the WBA is focused on helping reporters prepare for the 2020 election season.
MLive.com political reporter Emily Lawler has covered elections in Michigan for eight years. She will lead the webinar titled “2020 Election: Making Local Reporting Resonate.” Tune into this webinar for tips... - MORE -