Monthly Archives: March 2021

Free session for journalists will discuss vaccinate hesitancy

Poynter is offering a free session on Wednesday about what journalists need to know about vaccine hesitancy: Mass vaccination is the key to ending the COVID-19 pandemic. So why are approximately 40 percent of Americans not planning to be vaccinated? What role do journalists play in convincing people they should?... - MORE -

Words matter in talking about incarcerated people

From Alvimann on Morguefile Poynter is offering a free training session to challenge journalists to think more critically about the language you used to describe incarcerated people in your reporting. A one-hour webinar titled “The Words We Use to Cover Criminal Justice, Jails and Prisons” and will be held April 21 at 11 a.m.... - MORE -

Peters leavings Wausau

WAOW-TV anchor Ally Peters is heading to Rochester, New York. The evening anchor shared Friday this is her final week in Wausau. Peters said she’s accepted an anchor/reporter position at WROC-TV.  She’s worked at WAOW since 2018.... - MORE -