FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:PRINCETON, N.J. and MINNEAPOLIS, MN, July 25, 2012 – In today's fractured news media landscape, the challenge of connecting audiences, producing news relevant
Mitt Romney says he left Bain Capital in 1999. The Obama administration blames him for job losses at Bain affiliates through 2002. This week, Obama's claims got a little more credence.
The cover of Time magazine this week provoked a wide range of reactions when it was released yesterday. Mary Elizabeth Williams think the image is just fine, but it's the message in the words that accompany the picture that she has a beef with.
Rana Jawad lived in Libya for years before the country was ripped apart by civil war and the Arab Spring. So when most western journalists pulled out, Jawad stayed. She reported on-air until that became impossible, but continued to report online until Gaddafi was killed. She's realeased a book with her story.
Mitt Romney has some of the highest negative ratings of any presidential candidate in recent history. As he begins to turn toward a general election contest with Barack Obama, Romney will have to improve on that image.
The Trayvon Martin case caught national attention after authorities released several 911 calls made around the time of Martin's death. A debate is underway over whether or not sensitive material like 911 phone calls should be available to the public.
The days of public radio and television being a refuge from political ads may be over, at least for public broadcasters on the U.S. west coast. A court ruling there will allow public broadcasters to begin accepting political ads immediately.
Bob Newhart is a legendary figure in American comedy. Alongside a 50 year career as a stand up comic, Newhart starred in two self titled sitcoms, and won a Grammy for his comedy record "The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart." According to Newhart, the road to success was long, and utterly unpredictable.
CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace died this weekend in Connecticut at the age of 93. Wallace was one of the original co-hosts of CBS' "60 Minutes" when it debuted in 1968. He was one of the country's best-known broadcast journalists.
Despite living in a country named "The most dangerous in the world for journalists," Pakistani students at four universities are embracing journalism education. They hope to improve journalism education and provide an alternative to the Mullah Radio stations broadcasting from across the border in Afghanistan.