The Washington Post is streamlining their freelancer process with the development of a social network specifically designed to orchestrate a hub of stringers spread throughout the world. The company debuted The Washington Post Talent Network back in June that is described as part social network and job board.
Two journalists were killed earlier this week during a live report for Virginia news station WDBJ by a disgruntled employee.
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.
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 story that shamed an individual with no greater benefit to society.
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 which program offers the type of education you would find most beneficial.
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 not be returning as anchor to NBC’s Nightly News due to an internal investigation finding a number of instances in which he fabricated details of his experiences while reporting abroad.
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.
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 profession, but I’ve put together a list of the most notable ones in recent years.
Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, was caught in a lie about his experience during the 2003 invasion of Iraq back in February of this year. Williams had claimed that when reporting in Iraq that his helicopter was shot down when in reality the helicopter in front of his was hit by a grenade. Continue reading
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.