Shop Talk

Shop Talk – October 8
10:47 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Media Coverage of the Shutdown

The Shop Talk panelists discuss whether American journalists are doing a good job of reporting on the partial shutdown of the federal government.

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Shop Talk – September 10
1:52 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Making News Decisions Based on Web Clicks

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the thinking that goes into the placement of stories on news media websites.

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Shop Talk – August 20
12:50 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Journalists Held in Low Esteem

The Shop Talk panelists discuss research that found an increasing number of people feel journalists don’t contribute much to society’s well-being.

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Shop Talk - July 16
11:56 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Men in Charge in Newsrooms

The Shop Talk panelists discuss surveys that show men run the vast majority of newsrooms in local radio and TV. The same is true of daily newspapers.

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Shop Talk
12:52 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

Shop Talk - January 17

Macomb, IL – The panelists talk about the way the media in general covers the presidential nomination process.

A study by George Mason University found the number of stories about the primaries generally declined in recent decades on the evening network newscasts. It also found the vast majority of stories focus on the "horse race" rather than substantive issues.

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