spin doctors http://tspr.org en Journalists vs Spin Doctors http://tspr.org/post/journalists-vs-spin-doctors <p>The panelists talk about the challenges journalists face when so many public relations specialists are working to put their own spin on events.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:01:40 +0000 Rich Egger 24666 at http://tspr.org Journalists vs Spin Doctors Reporters Who Allow Quote Approval http://tspr.org/post/reporters-who-allow-quote-approval <p>The panelists discuss the practice of quote approval in exchange for access to sources.&nbsp; Some journalists allow sources to read and approve quotes before a story is published.<br><br>David Carr of the New York Times wrote about the practice in a piece with the headline "The Puppetry of Quotation Approval." He wrote, "What pops out of that process isn't exactly news and isn't exactly a news release, but contains elements of both."<br> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 15:43:59 +0000 Rich Egger 22070 at http://tspr.org Reporters Who Allow Quote Approval The Challenges of Covering Politicians http://tspr.org/post/challenges-covering-politicians <p>The panelists discuss Congressional Correspondent Andrea Seabrook's recent decision to leave NPR.&nbsp; She talked about her frustrations with the job in a recent edition of <a href="http://www.onthemedia.org/2012/aug/24/and-im-not-going-take-it-anymore/" target="_blank">On The Media</a>.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 16:26:02 +0000 Rich Egger 21039 at http://tspr.org The Challenges of Covering Politicians