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Telling Data-Driven Stories

This morning our Comm students at University of Nebraska at Kearney were fortunate enough to have a virtual class visit from Dr. Jan Boyles from the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University.  She talked with us about some … Continue reading

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Katie Couric leaves “mainstream media” for…. mainstream media?

You would be hard pressed to find anyone in the media business more mainstream that news anchor/personality Katie Couric.  She represents everything that characterizes legacy media.  She’s had interviews with all the big stars from Hollywood to D.C. She’s a … Continue reading

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Media News That Ought Not To Surprise You

Netflix set to surpass HBO in USA paid subscriptions You can watch any of their programs any time and any where on any device for about $8 a month.   And they let you shotgun their original series from day … Continue reading

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Return to Kickstarter

At AEJMC this year, I was part of a great panel about using Kickstarter to fund journalistic and other media projects – hence the recent number of posts on Kickstarter… Here are two more crowdfunded projects that have just popped … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 6 – NBC Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and his Crew Freed in Syria

It is sometimes easy to forget how much danger reporters face to get us news from war zones around the world. On Monday, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his crew were freed from their captors who had held … Continue reading

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News about News

Chicago Defender facing financial trouble One of the nation’s oldest and most storied black-owned papers has laid off its top editors and is behind on its rent. Disney tells ABC affiliates not to talk to Johnny Depp about his new … Continue reading

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