Monthly Archives: July 2011

Lessons from journalism on the big screen

By Andrew Gibson Movies are meant to entertain. Journalism’s duty is to inform. So, when you look to Hollywood for an accurate portrayal of a newsroom, you should take it with a grain of salt. But the best journalism films move … Continue reading

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The left and right of news sites

By Andrew Gibson The debate will never end. Many say mainstream media are liberal. CNN faced criticism for being too friendly to now-President Barack Obama during his presidential campaign. But others fire back, saying the media lean right. Watch Fox News, they … Continue reading

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Welcome to the age of #TfN

By Addison Walton It’s been quite the last few weeks for social media. First, Facebook+Journalists has become a great way for journalists to connect on the world’s leading social networking site. Then Google launched Google+ into its beta phase and … Continue reading

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Free journalism training through… Facebook?

By Andrew Gibson Twitter has been in the news a lot lately. When Keith Urbahn tweeted the first news about Osama bin Laden’s death, “over 300 reactions to the original post were spreading through the network” within two minutes, according to … Continue reading

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Interactive Narratives – the online documentary

By Melanie Gibson Being a convergence journalism major at Mizzou, I’ve learned a fair amount about the importance of multimedia storytelling. To be honest, it’s gotten to the point that I can’t think that a story is complete with out … Continue reading

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