If you haven’t reviewed your newsroom’s social media policy recently, perhaps it’s time to dust it off.
Poynter is offering a four-step process to revise your policy and keep it relevant.
Check it out here
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In the wake of recent mass shootings in the United States, Poynter is offering a free online group seminar to help journalists at any stage in their career develop story ideas to better cover gun violence and the gun debate in their communities. Areas of focus include: the latest proposals... - MORE -
NBC News Political Director and Meet the Press Moderator Chuck Todd will join TMJ4’s Charles Benson and Shannon Sims to moderate the upcoming Wisconsin U.S. Senate primary debate at Marquette University in Milwaukee. TMJ4 (WTMJ-TV) will produce and broadcast the event live on Sunday, July 17 at 6 p.m. in... - MORE -
Core to the debate over immigration reform in the U.S. is how to handle refugees, from Ukraine, from Afghanistan, and from countries in Central America.
Poynter is offering a free webinar to provide journalists a more nuanced understanding of immigration in the U.S. in order to analyze current policy, report... - MORE -
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 4-3 in favor of allowing DHS to release data on businesses where multiple COVID-19 cases were reported.
The following is a statement from Bill Lueders, president, Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council:
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Diversity in sourcing makes journalism better. It’s journalism that’s more reflective of our world and more accessible.
Poynter is sharing five questions reporters and editors should ask to diversify their sources.
You can find those here
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Registration deadline is June 16!
The goal of this one-day, fast-moving, expert-led and practical training is simple: We want to help local broadcast journalists ask more informed questions and demand more solid answers about five complex issues facing America in the 2022 midterm election cycle.
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Your WBA is sponsoring a FREE day of session about journalism ethics on the UW-Madison campus.
The event is titled Centering Equity: Journalism, Ethics, and a Just Future.
You can learn more, see the agenda, and register here.
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If you’ve ever been on the police beat, you’ve likely worked with a police department that has a public information officer (PIO). More and more departments are getting PIOs, particularly in larger communities. A PIO can be helpful to journalists, creating a single point of contact for the department, but... - MORE -
A legislative committee studying the use of police body cameras held its first meeting on Thursday. The committee is trying to establish uniform regulations for law enforcement using body cameras. A body cameras proposal passed in the Assembly but was not brought up for a vote in the Senate before... - MORE -