Shop Talk

Tri States Public Radio's weekly round table discussion of media related issues featuring News Director Rich Egger and fellow panelists Jasmine Crighton, News Coordinator for the Western Illinois University Department of Broadcasting, and Rich Moreno, adviser for the Western Courier.

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.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the White House’s decision to limit the amount of access photojournalists have to President Obama.

The Shop Talk panelists begin the new year by talking about new media.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss a website that is seeking crowd-sourced funding for investigative reporting.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss a change of heart by Newsweek magazine.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss whether it’s appropriate for a reporter to hug a news source.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss how Twitter is changing the way news is gathered and disseminated.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss why a news report about same-sex marriage might include video of two men kissing.

The Shop Talk panelists criticize NBC News for paying to gain exclusive rights to stories.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss a study by the Pew Research Center, which found younger Americans are barely increasing their news consumption as they grow older.

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.

The Shop Talk panelists kick around the idea of defining who should be considered a journalist.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss PopularScience.com’s decision to no longer accept comments on news articles.

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

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the case of Patch.com reporter Joe Hosey.

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