Yesterday was my first day back to work after a 4-day vacay with family visiting. I largely avoided the news, which is rare, and was greeted on my first day back with major breaking stuff. I couldn’t fall asleep last night because I needed to replay every second of the day, apparently. I stared at […]
Never sass your director….
~Bob J., IT Guy
In an attempt to avoid the real work I need to do, I’m compiling a list of words that have appeared in Colbert’s opening intro. You know the one. The eagle, the flag, Colbert flying through the air and landing in an arena that looks like Betsy Ross threw up all over it. I’m in […]
Fred Blankenship, Morning Anchor WSB-TV
~Finley Peter Dunne, quoted in the book “Online Journalism: Principles and Practices of News for the Web, 3rd Edition” by James C. Foust
~Dr. Peter Gross, Political Communication
~Lecturer Melanie Faizer, Web Journalism
I’m not sure who actually said it first, but Dr. Edward Caudill made reference to this in class and I thought it was hysterical.
Social media, and the web in general, are playing a role in news-gathering on a local and national scale. For a social media class, I will be conducting a study, of sorts, on how local television news stations are using social media to interact with their audiences and using user-generated content in reporting and gathering news. I have lots of questions…. but no answers yet. Gotta start somewhere, right?