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Representation in journalism

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The Columbia Journalism Review published an article yesterday asking why there aren’t more minority journalists in newsrooms. Alex Williams, a PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania, studies trends in journalism. While the Commission called for an increased emphasis on better housing, education, and social service policies, some of its strongest criticism was directed toward mainstream media. […]

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Tweeting about news: Top 20 journalism Twitter users

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Marlena Chertock APRIL 11, 2011 These are in no particular order, but they are all people or news organizations who I find Tweet useful and important information about journalism, media, the future of journalism, social media and other updates or trends in journalism. 1. The Washington Post-The Washington Post has multiple twitter feeds that offer […]

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The media’s trustbusters

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Partisanship, scandal run perception aground by Marlena Chertock, September 22, 2009 The Pew Research Center has found the public’s trust in the accuracy of news stories to be at a 20 year low. But in an age when more students are going into the field of journalism and communications, according to an article by the Washington […]