Shop Talk

Shop Talk – March 25
2:11 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Eavesdropping Law Unconstitutional

The Shop Talk panelists discuss Illinois’ eavesdropping law, which was just declared unconstitutional by the Illinois Supreme Court.

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Shop Talk – March 18
11:43 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Veteran Journalists Who Stay Put

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the value of institutional memory in newsrooms.

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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 – March 4
11:19 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Prohibiting Public Release of 911 Calls

The Shop Talk panelists discuss a proposal introduced in the Illinois legislature that would make it nearly impossible to obtain recordings of 911 calls.

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Shop Talk – February 25
8:42 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Local Reporters Breaking National Stories

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the crucial role local reporters sometimes play in uncovering significant stories.

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Shop Talk – February 18
3:00 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Local TV News Lacking Substance

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the problems plaguing local TV news.

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Shop Talk - February 11
1:26 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

The Value of Reading School Closings on the Air

The Shop Talk panelists discuss whether reading weather-related school closings and other cancellations on the radio still serves a purpose.

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Shop Talk – February 4
1:18 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Going Undercover at School

The Shop Talk panelists discuss two cases in which TV reporters tried to investigate security at local schools.

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Shop Talk – January 28
12:38 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

TV Anchors: Journalists or Actors?

The Shop Talk panelists discuss a case out of California in which an appellate court decided the hiring of a weather anchor is basically a casting decision.

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Shop Talk – January 21
11:55 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Transparency & TV News Departments

The Shop Talk panelists discuss two cases of prominent TV journalists who were arrested for DUI and the different ways their stations handled the stories.

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