Shop Talk

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 – July 22
12:52 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

The Blurry Line between News and Advertising

The Shop Talk panelists discuss whether it’s okay for journalists to make extra money by serving as a paid spokesperson for products.

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Shop Talk – July 15
11:50 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Accurate but Not Truthful

The Shop Talk panelists discuss an accurate yet misleading photo used by the PJ Star during this year’s state basketball playoffs.

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Shop Talk – July 8
10:52 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Social Media Stupidity

The Shop Talk panelists discuss examples of bad judgment by reporters using social media.

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Shop Talk – July 1
3:29 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

The Unbalanced Diet of News Audiences

The Shop Talk panelists discuss why audiences claim to desire serious news but usually seek out lighter fare.

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Shop Talk – June 24
11:55 am
Tue June 24, 2014

More Does Not Always Mean Better

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the general quality of television news reporting.

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Shop Talk – June 17
11:21 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Judgment Calls for News Departments – Part 2

The Shop Talk panelists discuss a decision made by a student newspaper after a mass murder in its community.

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Shop Talk – June 10
11:21 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Judgment Calls for News Departments

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the sometimes difficult decisions that must be made when covering stories.

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Shop Talk – June 3
11:07 am
Tue June 3, 2014

The Folly of TV News Ratings

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the problems with television viewership numbers as measured during so-called “sweeps” periods.

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Shop Talk – May 27
12:15 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Same Job, Less Pay

The Shop Talk panelists discuss a survey that found women journalists earn 17% less than their male counterparts.

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