Author Archives: Sean Flynn

Tommy Craggs and Max Read Resign from Gawker After Article’s Removal

The controversy surrounding Gawker is only mounting as last week, only one day after the decision was made to remove a contested article from their site was made, two top editors resigned.

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Ethical Journalism: How Gawker Missed the Purpose of Investigative Journalism

Last week, Gawker.com published a highly contested story about the CFO of Condé Nast courting an escort by staff writer Jordan Sargent.  Almost immediately, angry tweets and Facebook posts started to circulate online, condemning the gossip site for running a … Continue reading

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Top 11 Undergraduate Journalism Programs

You’ve graduated high school and your ready to choose a college. You’ve come to realize that journalism is where you see yourself but you can’t decide on which colleges to apply. There are so many choices and you’re not sure … Continue reading

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Brian Williams Will Not Return as Anchor to NBC’s Nightly News

The past few months haven’t been too kind to Brian Williams as he continues to reel from the accusations and findings that he lied about a number of stories he reported on. Most recently it was announced that he would … Continue reading

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Top 11 Graduate Journalism Programs

There are lists upon lists for nearly every professional school spread across the internet, but for some reason it’s incredibly difficult to come across any definitive list of top graduate journalism schools in the country.

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The Decades Biggest Journalism Blunders

As the end of Brian Williams six-month suspension from NBC Nightly News approaches, I’ve started to think about the biggest blunders to hit the journalism world over the past decade.  There have been a good amount of scandals within the … Continue reading

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Brian Williams Saga Continues

The Brian Williams scandal may be coming to a head this week after findings from a months-long investigation have been presented to Comcast/NBC honchos, according to deadline.com. Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, was caught in … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Photojournalists; Past and Present

With so many groundbreaking photojournalists around the world, it might be hard to narrow down this list to just a few.  However, these journalists have made a lasting impression and have shaped the current structure of the profession.

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Obama Administration is Least Transparent White House in Half-Century

President Obama promised a transparent government as part of his second term in office, but there may be no larger issue that he has failed to deliver on. Again and again, citizens are denied the right to public participation in … Continue reading

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World Press Photo Revokes Award for Giovanni Troilo

A jury for the World Press Photo contest announced earlier this week that they decided to revoke the first place award of an Italian photographer for misrepresentation of one of the images in his series of photos. The organization based … Continue reading

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