Tag: journalism

Boomer, Please: Oklahoma Journalism Professor Apologizes for Comparing ‘Boomer’ Meme to the N-Word

Photo: Shutterstock The topic of Tuesday’s class on Journalism, Ethics and Democracy at the University of Oklahoma was one you would expect to see hotly debated on a college campus: technology, social media, and how it’s impacted journalism. But things took a wild turn when Dr. Peter Gade, the director of graduate studies for the […]

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A Star Washington Post Reporter Called Out a Racial Blindspot in an Article. Leadership Threatened to Fire Him

Photo: Kris Connor (Getty Images for Rare) Following last week’s debacle at the Washington Post over a staffer’s Kobe Bryant tweets, a new article published Monday morning from the Daily Beast establishes that the Post has had ongoing issues over its stringent social media policy. Last year, that policy was used to threaten Pulitzer Prize-winning […]

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National News Literacy Week: Politics in schools

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Whether it’s impeachment, the upcoming presidential election, or possible changes in the Virginia General Assembly, we live in a heightened political climate. With that backdrop, this is the first National News Literacy Week. It’s a project that will provide educators, students and the general public with easy-to-use tools […]

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Why Brazil’s Charges Against Glenn Greenwald Are an ‘Absolute Red Alert’

The Brazilian government has long tried to shut up Glenn Greenwald for committing acts of journalism, like an investigation last summer that implicated high-ranking government officials in corruption. But prosecutors in the country took their efforts to a new level on Tuesday with hacking charges. Press freedom groups fear the allegations are an attempt to […]

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