Shop Talk

Shop Talk – July 30
10:59 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Remembering a Legendary Journalist

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the career of Helen Thomas, who died this month at the age of 92.

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Shop Talk – July 23
2:31 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

On the Cover of the Rolling Stone

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the uproar over the photo of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

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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 – July 9
1:24 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Reporters Protest Firing of Fellow Journalist

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the layoff of a 29-year veteran of the Peoria Journal Star and the response from some of his colleagues.

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Shop Talk – July 2
3:41 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Ruing the Loss of TOTN

The Shop Talk panelists discuss Talk of the Nation, the long-running NPR talk show that aired for the final time last week.

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Shop Talk – June 25
12:18 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Covering Government Secrecy

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the idea of creating a secrecy beat to try ensuring government remains transparent.

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Shop Talk – June 18
11:21 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Struggles for the "PBS NewsHour"

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the challenges facing the PBS NewsHour, which has seen its funding support drop and last week made numerous staff cuts.

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Shop Talk – June 11
11:17 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Politicians Avoiding Journalists

The Shop Talk panelists talk about politicians who are using YouTube and social media to make announcements rather than holding news conferences.

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Shop Talk – June 4
12:28 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the Chicago Sun Times’ decision to lay off all 28 of its fulltime photographers.

One day later, reporters received a memo about a training program for using their phones to take photos in the field.

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Shop Talk – May 28
2:11 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Tale of Regret for Powerhouse Newspaper

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the struggles endured in the past year by The Times-Picayune of New Orleans.

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