journalism

Connections: Should news and media literacy be required courses in schools?

“Can your generation distinguish reliable from unreliable information on the internet? How much do you think that matters?” The New York Times recently...
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Mon, 11/09/2020 - 9:31am
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Connections: Discussing the new exhibition, "Trust, but verify"

A new exhibition at Rochester Contemporary Art Center explores society's grappling with the post-truth era. "Trust, but verify" addresses how so-called ...
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Wed, 10/28/2020 - 12:09pm
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Connections: Journalist and broadcaster Joan Lunden

We’re joined by journalist, author, and former “Good Morning America” co-host Joan Lunden. Lunden is the new host of WXXI’s nationally distributed...
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Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:37am
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Connections: Discussing the possible impacts of Trump's executive order aimed at social media

On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at limiting liability protections for some social media companies. The move comes just days...
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Fri, 05/29/2020 - 9:24am
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Connections: Tom Nichols on media coverage of President Trump's briefings

Journalists have debated whether to carry President Trump's daily coronavirus briefings live, or to cover them later in the day only after vetting his...
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Tue, 04/21/2020 - 10:54am
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Connections: Debating the value of newspaper endorsements

The New York Times took some heat for its recent presidential endorsement process. Critics say it played out like an online reality show; others argued...
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Wed, 01/29/2020 - 10:53am
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Connections: As newspapers disappear, student publications fill the void

A growing number of American cities are losing their newspapers. One result, as noted by the New York Times, is that some cities only have student...
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:32am
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Connections: Should journalists be allowed to tweet during trials?

This past summer, a debate erupted over allowing journalists to tweet during trials. Some local doctors urged a judge to institute a ban on social media...
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 1:47pm
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Connections: Longtime NPR journalist Robert Siegel

We're joined by Robert Siegel , longtime NPR host of “All Things Considered.” Siegel retired in January last year. We sit down with him to discuss his...
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Fri, 09/27/2019 - 10:40am
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Connections: Hélène Biandudi Hofer and Norma Holland on the state of journalism

The Rochester broadcasting industry has seen several longtime journalists leave the business in recent weeks. WXXI’s Hélène Biandudi Hofer left the...
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Tue, 09/03/2019 - 10:48am
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