Poynter Institute

Shop Talk – July 29
2:41 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Reporters Should Not Be Stenographers

The Shop Talk panelists debate whether Twitter should be used simply as a “play-by-play” tool during live events.

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Shop Talk – May 13
11:21 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Debate over Ownership of Twitter Followers

The Shop Talk panelists discuss whether Twitter followers belong to the reporter or the news outlet.

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Shop Talk – March 11
12:23 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Journalism Schools Now Known as Media Schools

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the decision by several schools of journalism to change their names.

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Shop Talk – October 29
1:24 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Reporter Fired Despite Accuracy

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the case of a newspaper sports reporter in Massachusetts who was fired for including in his story a quote that made a couple local schools look bad.

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Shop Talk – August 13
10:31 am
Tue August 13, 2013

What’s the Value of a Journalism Degree?

The Shop Talk panelists discuss a Poynter NewsU survey about journalism education.

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Trusting the Media
10:48 am
Tue March 6, 2012

Shop Talk - March 6

This week's topic is about a survey of Americans' trust of news sources.

The Poynter Institute reports the survey was commissioned by Craiglist founder Craig Newmark. A polling firm interviewed 1,001 people. Land line phones and cell phones were called.

The survey found newspapers are the most trusted source of news -- 22% of respondents considered newspapers to be credible.  21% chose cable and network news.

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