Tag Archives: Poynter Institute

Explaining the Role of the News Media in George Zimmerman case

By on July 15th, 2013 | Last updated: July 15, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Experts at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies are explaining their thoughts on why the George Zimmerman case in Sanford became such a high-profile case, and what or who was responsible.

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In wake of school shooting, one media ethicist reviews what’s happening in Newtown

By on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm

While Friday’s elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., struck many emotions for people across the United States, the media’s coverage of the shooting faced criticism in some circles. WUFT spoke with Kelly McBride, senior faculty member in ethics, reporting and […]

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Avoiding pitfalls when covering unfolding disaster stories

By on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:36 am

Since the shooting rampage at Columbine High School the country refers to the school simply as “Columbine.”  When people say Virginia Tech, one of the first images that comes to mind is the deadly shooting that occured there.  These are just two […]

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Journalism loses a giant

By on April 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:06 pm

This weekend CBS News lost a pioneer whose interviews were as rich and powerful as his personality. “60 Minutes” correspondent Mike Wallace died yesterday morning at the age of 93.  The joy exuded from Mike Wallace during his years as […]

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