Monthly Archives: January 2021

NAB goes to bat for journalists

The National Association of Broadcasters is highlighting its support for local journalists as it takes notice of threats to the viability of the free press. In this blog post, the NAB outlines concerns about competition from big tech. “There’s no denying that big tech’s competitive power is dominating the... - MORE -

Grant offers college debt relief for broadcasters

Results Broadcasting has established a $1,000 Education Debt Assistance Grant to help broadcasters pay off their student loans. This grant is available to individuals currently employed in Wisconsin broadcasting or related media. Applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be currently employed at a Wisconsin broadcast radio, television or related... - MORE -

Hear from photojournalist who covered Capitol riot

A photojournalist who was on hand for the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol is going to speak during a session for Poynter this week.  Join Poynter senior faculty Joie Chen as she talks to Julio Cortez, a photographer with the Associated Press who covered the siege at the ... - MORE -

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 -

Tips for covering unique inauguration

From DodgertonSkillhause on Moguefile Even veteran political reporters will need to prepare for next week’s unique inauguration. Poynter wrote today about how to guard your physical and mental health while covering the inauguration. You can read all about it here.... - MORE -