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What Skills Will Future Journalists Need?

The future journalist will be a versatile storyteller, who knows how to present a story online in various formats. Continue reading

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April 19: “Shot Heard Round the World’ Ricochets Through History of Domestic Terror

On the Media produced two radio stories documenting the significance of the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. Continue reading

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Science Journalism On The Web: Decoding A Songbird Genome

When I started out in the university communication biz 25 years ago, you had to buy satellite time (remember all those transponder coordinates?) to deliver a video news release (VNR). That cost was above and beyond the cost of producing the video. Today delivering a VNR is as simple as giving away the video embed code on a website. Here’s an impressive example produced by Washington University School of Medicine, which I fetched via an NIH news release embargoed until just an hour ago. Continue reading

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