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Connections: The dangers faced by law enforcement and the media when responding to crime scenes

Last week in Rochester, police chased a suspect in multiple shootings as he drove a U-Haul through the city streets. The public watched the suspect and...
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Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:02am
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Connections: Discussing the standards for using anonymous sources in journalism

The New York Times made serious news last week with the publication of an op-ed by an anonymous writer – a senior official in the White House. Should...
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Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:34am
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Connections: Ethics surrounding student newspapers

Student journalism has come under the spotlight after a series of media outlets reported on alleged censorship of the campus newspaper at Liberty...
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Tue, 09/04/2018 - 11:16am
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Connections: Discussing the ethics of trend journalism

National news outlets are reporting that Starbucks' pumpkin spice latte is back for the season. It's called trend journalism and its generating free...
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Wed, 08/29/2018 - 10:17am
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Connections: Discussing ethics in photojournalism

You may have seen the recent TIME Magazine cover that juxtaposed President Donald Trump and the image of a crying child at the American border. It turns...
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Wed, 06/27/2018 - 1:08pm
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Connections: Challenges faced by women of color in journalism

A new report by the Women's Media Center documents the systemic racism and gender bias in the U.S. News Media. The report, "The Status of Women of Color...
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Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:55am
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Connections: How should reporters approach interview subjects who won't acknowledge facts?

CNN reported on voters who unknowingly hosted campaign events sponsored by Russians. One woman in Florida did not believe the FBI's evidence, and told...
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Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:19am
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Connections: Did the film Broadcast News predict the future of the news industry?

When the iconic film Broadcast News was released in 1987, director James L. Brooks gave audiences a well-researched and honest look at how network news...
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Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:45am
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Connections: How women in TV news are harassed by viewers

As more women are speaking out about sexual harassment and sexual assault in the workplace and beyond, women in the media industry — specifically,...
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Thu, 12/07/2017 - 9:12am
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Connections: The changing media landscape, and the future of jobs in journalism

When reports surfaced that not even BuzzFeed was meeting its earnings targets, young journalists might have wondered: is there a future in this field...
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Wed, 11/29/2017 - 9:19am
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