• Newsroom Notes: The New Normal

    Newsroom Notes
    Newsroom Notes: The New Normal
    March 27, 2020

    It’s Friday morning and we are closing in on our first week of “new normal” at KOMU. I am blessed that my “new normal” is only disrupting my intended trips home.
  • Newsroom Notes: A unique view at a unique time

    Newsroom Notes
    Newsroom Notes: A unique view at a unique time
    March 23, 2020

    How do you run a newsroom through these unusual times? We’re providing a first-hand view from an industry veteran who agreed to lead the KOMU newsroom during a faculty search process—just as the Covid-19 crisis began unfolding.
  • The Road to OTT: Stop calling it OTT!

    The Road to OTT
    The Road to OTT: Stop calling it OTT!
    March 9, 2020

    Looking for cutting edge television technology? We had to visit Capitol Broadcasting in Raleigh, North Carolina. No surprise in today’s stop on The Road to OTT that WRAL-TV got into OTT more than seven years ago and is already on its second generation.
  • DSLR to mobile: Q&A with Kara Frame

    Innovation in Focus
    DSLR to mobile: Q&A with Kara Frame
    February 10, 2020

    NPR Video Producer Kara Frame shares her advice for those looking to live stream from a DSLR.
  • The Road to OTT: Is that REALLY a TV story?

    The Road to OTT
    The Road to OTT: Is that REALLY a TV story?
    February 7, 2020

    Innovative journalists are attracted to gadgets. With the chaos that became of the Iowa Caucuses, do you want to see a totally different view? Today’s stop on The Road to OTT takes us to a major broadcast group and their newest gadget.
  • The Road to OTT: Flying solo in Oklahoma

    The Road to OTT
    The Road to OTT: Flying solo in Oklahoma
    January 27, 2020

    Our stops on The Road to OTT have taken us to broadcast groups with dedicated corporate technology and business teams. How to navigate the route without that?
  • Ten drone stories affecting journalists you might have missed in 2019

    Ten drone stories affecting journalists you might have missed in 2019
    December 13, 2019

    We all know those same news managers don’t have enough time in their days to keep up with everything on their plates, much less read deeply into drone coverage to see what’s coming in the near future. So we did that reading for you.
  • Social media is a trap

    Social media is a trap
    December 9, 2019

    While we’ve been chasing that adulation and virality, social has been chipping away at the core of what journalism has spent decades building.
  • Post Episode 16: Hidden cameras expose falsified records, fake doctors and odometer rollbacks

    Post
    Post Episode 16: Hidden cameras expose falsified records, fake doctors and odometer rollbacks
    December 5, 2019

    In Episode 16, Post discusses undercover investigative reporting utilizing hidden cameras. Journalists talk about legal and ethical considerations related to undercover work.
  • The Road to OTT:  Lessons from looking within

    The Road to OTT
    The Road to OTT:  Lessons from looking within
    November 15, 2019

    In the past five years, the Scripps television group, with roots back to 1878, has transformed itself through acquisitions including Newsy, Journal, Stitcher and Cordillera along with several other individual station acquisitions.