Media Monday: When journalists become the story

Perhaps it’s overdone, but I can’t help talking about Brian Williams for my first official Media Monday. After all, it isn’t everyday that a journalist is a top story for several days. Sure, we’ve seen scandal before. Notable plagiarism seems to happen all the time. Yet, this story seems to be something different. As a journalism … More Media Monday: When journalists become the story

PEW study reveals fascinating, possibly contrasting opinions

A new PEW study is upending the way we think about the public’s view of journalism, at least for me. I was a little shocked to here that a majority of people surveyed believed that journalists are more important that they used to be, mostly because they help sort through overwhelming amounts of information. In … More PEW study reveals fascinating, possibly contrasting opinions