Category Archives: Journalists

Two Journalists Killed During Live Broadcast in Virginia

Two journalists were killed earlier this week during a live report for Virginia news station WDBJ by a disgruntled employee.

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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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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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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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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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Journalism Loses Two Greats: Mourning David Carr and Bob Simon

It’s been a tough past couple of weeks for journalism with the deaths of two prolific and incredibly revered journalists. 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon and New York Times columnist David Carr died earlier this month, both close to their … Continue reading

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Brian Williams and Bill O’Reilly Caught in Lying Scandal

Two celebrated journalists have found themselves in the hot seat after embellishing details of their experience while reporting and their future in the media industry is unclear. It emerged earlier this month that Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of … Continue reading

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