• MediaShift Podcast 214: Could Trump be banned from social media?; Time Inc. for sale

    MediaShift Podcast
    MediaShift Podcast 214: Could Trump be banned from social media?; Time Inc. for sale
    December 2, 2016

    In the news this week, could president-elect Trump be banned from Twitter or Facebook for hate speech? And should the media report on every tweet from Trump?
  • First sentences: Windows into a story

    Writing powerful narratives
    First sentences: Windows into a story
    March 7, 2013

    First sentences can make or break a story. Writer Justin Heckert said he has to spend most of his time going over and over and over his opening sentence before he can move on to the rest of the story to make sure it grabs the reader.
  • The narrative essence of truth

    Writing powerful narratives
    The narrative essence of truth
    March 6, 2013

    Walt Harrington lectured about the importance of ethics based on his long-time experience in journalism. He believes that accuracy is not only about a journalist’s individual credibility, but the reputation of the publication, the industry and our society.