A website run by a group of scientists and journalists is highlighting the work of journalists covering the issue of climate change.
is an independent non-profit that conducts research on climate change and informs the public about key findings.
On this section of its site
it shares stories... - MORE -
A public hearing on a bill that would establish statewide rules for how police use body cameras and handle requests for access to videos is scheduled for next Tuesday.
The Senate Committee On Judiciary & Public Safety will hold a heading on the bill, SB50, at a meeting that starts... - MORE -
If your newsroom is trying to make inroads on Instagram, you might want to take a look at some examples of newsrooms that found huge growth.
Poynter compiled examples from three newsrooms that found ways to grow exponentially on Instagram.
Check it out here.
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Wisconsin’s own Jill Geisler has an international reputation as an educator and coach for journalists and newsrooms. On Sept. 11, 2001, she pulled out a notebook and took note of what she saw from broadcast journalists on that historic day.
She published those notes in 2002, and shared those note... - MORE -
Portland anchor Maggie Vespa recently caught some flack from a viewer because she was wearing high-waisted pants. When she shared the criticism on social media, there was a significant response. She also had her own response which you can view here:... - MORE -
The Milwaukee Press Club is hosting an open house as part of “Doors Open Milwaukee.
The Newsroom Pub will be open to the public Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It’s located at 137 E. Wells Street.
The club’s collection of more than... - MORE -
Four past and current Wisconsin Broadcasters are among eight being inducted into the Milwaukee Press Club Hall of Fame this fall.
The 2019 inductees to the Media Hall of Fame are:
Alan J. Borsuk, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
, Marquette Law School
Meg Kissinger, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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University of Florida educator Mindy McAdams is also the Knight Chair for Journalism Technologies and the Democratic Process and she’s known as an early adopter of new technology. So, when she’s got advice for advancing your journalism career, it’s worth your attention.
Advancing The Story recently published her eight essential
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If you’re interested in podcasting and you work in a newsroom, you’ve probably got some options for getting a podcast off the ground.
Poynter shared an article today about how to make a successful podcast pitch in a newsroom
The article is broken into six easy-to-follow steps.... - MORE -
In May, as the state Legislature’s Republican-controlled budget committee considered
a plan to spend far less
on education than what Democrat Gov. Tony Evers proposed
, Sheila Plotkin started filing public records requests.
Plotkin asked nearly every member of the Joint Finance Committee for correspondence they had received from Wisconsin... - MORE -