The Wisconsin Department of Justice recently issued guidelines
to help clear up confusion over how Marcy’s Law interacts with Wisconsin’s open records law.
Now, Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt, is asking the DOJ to go a step further and draw a bright line defining the separation between the state constitutional... - MORE -
Many surveys have shown that local news is considered the most trustworthy, but a new study shows that young audiences share this view as well.
NAB is highlighting the study in this recent blog post
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Animation is playing a role in the evolution of storytelling in the digital age. RTDNA is hosting a webinar on June 4 to show newsrooms how these new tools are being used:
Learn how you can up your storytelling game by using animation in your news stories and see the
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Local TV remains a trusted source of news, but there are numerous efforts to make sure newscasts remain a vital resource for local viewers.
A qualitative study found that local news is alienating some people in their audience, and they’re looking for ways to address it.
This article from the
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After two years at WQOW-TV in Eau Claire, meteorologist Jess Langlois says she moving to Vermont.
Langlois made the announcement over the weekend.
She’s taken job at WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont.... - MORE -
The Wisconsin Department of Justice released this week guidance regarding access of public records under Marsy’s Law state constitutional amendment protecting the rights of victims.
Some law enforcement agencies have cited Marcy’s Law in decisions to withhold information from police reports. The DOJ guidance is aimed at providing clarity on... - MORE -
A pandemic, civil unrest, and cutbacks were not enough to keep local newsrooms from producing more content than ever in 2020.
The first installment of this year’s RTDNA/Newhouse School at Syracuse University Survey was released Wednesday. You can read the first batch of takeaways here
RTDNA will release more... - MORE -
An upcoming educational session from the WBA is aimed at helping TV reporters improve their standups.
NBC 7 San Diego Reporter and Director of Storytelling Joe Little is known for maximizing his time on camera when he’s live or recorded. He’ll share his tips to make your time on camera... - MORE -
Dani Maxwell has been named News Director at WKOW-TV in Madison.
“Dani has been an integral part of our newsroom the minute she arrived,” said WKOW-TV General Manager Anna Engelhart. “Her experience along with her inquisitive nature, positive attitude and effective communication skills make her an excellent fit for this... - MORE -
Monday night the Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the UW’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications with the Wisconsin Alumni Association hosted a virtual ceremony for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics.
The event was sponsored by the Wall Street Journal
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