Category Archives: News

UW-Oshkosh Journalism Professor’s Book Hits Best-Seller List

A lot of people working in broadcasting in Wisconsin are graduates of the UW-Oshkosh RTVF program. Journalism professor Vincent Filak’s book “Dynamics of News Reporting and Writing” is ranked the #1 new book in Journalism by Amazon. Here’s a short article about Prof. Filak and his latest publication. Posted by ... - MORE -

What Will It Take For People To Embrace Actual Journalism Again?

That’s the title of an opinion piece published this morning by long-time newsman Paul Fanlund, Editor and Publisher of The Capital Times. His thoughts relate to both print and electronic journalism, and are, I think, well worth reading for anyone who works in any kind of newsroom. The piece is... - MORE -

Why Wikipedia Is Not A “Source”

As a working journalist, you know better than to rely on Wikipedia for accurate information, because the platform has been hijacked countless times by people who have an axe to grind. Usually the Wikipedia editors are quick to catch this stuff. Poynter’s Daniel Funke has a brief article regarding one... - MORE -

News: Who Believes What

Research from the Pew Center sheds some light on how Americans receive, filter, and screen our work product. Find it here. Posted by Tim Morrissey... - MORE -

Next Year’s WBA Awards Gala Is Already In The Planning Stage

If you have never attended a WBA Awards Gala, ask someone in your newsroom who’s been to one about their experience. It’s a fun evening with lots of camaraderie, laughter, and applause as you see your peers acknowledged for their exceptional work. Plans are already being made for next spring’s... - MORE -