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Reflections on a year of reporting on college journalism education

This week, my colleague Kristen Hare launched a project called “The Essential Workers,” which exists because of the work of journalism educators like you.Last year, two journalism professors laun

How a one-man sports department produced a 7-part series about an NFL star’s questionable death

About four years ago, a local restaurant owner in a town outside of Rock Hill, South Carolina, asked Bret McCormick for research help for a shrine dedicated to NFL players from the area.McCormick, th

Duke and UNC student media raised $76,000 for news by tapping into their schools’ basketball rivalry

For more than 100 years, the biggest rivalry in college basketball has played out in the pages of The Daily Tar Heel at UNC and The Chronicle at Duke.These two college media programs are as storied a

Opinion: More transparency, please, President Biden

The Biden administration has restored the daily White House press conferences with White House press secretary Jen Psaki holding a briefing pretty much every weekday.However, President Biden himself

During the pandemic, staff at the 128-year-old Daily Iberian learned the value of digital

Dwayne Fatherree is community editor at The Daily Iberian in New Iberia, Louisiana, a city near the Gulf Coast in south-central Louisiana.Fatherree believes local connections have kept the newspaper g

Viral video shows Marjorie Taylor Greene confronting Parkland shooting survivor

19, Media Matters reported that in a 2018 Facebook comment, Greene agreed with the conspiracy theory that the Parkland shooting was a planned event done to crack down on gun rights.Just after her soci

Nearly half of local news subscribers visit the sites they pay for less than once a month, analysis finds

The article was originally published on Northwestern University’s Medill Local News Initiative website and is republished here with permission.Nearly half of local news outlets’ digital subscribe

Despite claims of otherwise, the ‘mainstream media’ is covering the Cuomo story

The media absolutely has reported en masse on sexual allegations leveled against Cuomo by a former aide.This time, the story was broken in The New York Times by Jesse McKinley.The aide, Charlotte Benn

Did you start freelancing in 2020? Here’s what you need to know for tax season.

There’s one thing that’s for certain when you go from full-time employee to freelancer: your taxes get a whole lot more complicated.As a freelancer, you need to be proactive about figuring out ho

When is the pandemic over?

This week, President Joe Biden officially extended the national COVID-19 emergency declaration into a second year.30, 2020, WHO called it a “public health emergency of international concern.One wou