Journalism & Media

Media Hype's Impacts On Disaster Victims And Endangered Species


After a disaster, news coverage can amplify risk, create new health syndromes, study shows.

Disasters and their aftermaths can have repercussions that reach beyond the days or weeks that follow, and news reports can strongly impact public reaction to related risks, even contributing to increased reports of health-related problems that may not be linked to the disaster, a recent study shows.

16th Annual Conference: Pre-Conference Workshops For New And Seasoned Journalists

 SEJ's 16th Annual Conference, to be held in Burlington, Vt., Oct. 25-29, promises the same sort of story-producing tours, great speakers and informative panels that SEJ conference goers have come to expect.

But this year some pre-conference workshops – one a boot camp for journalists and the other at Vermont Law School – will offer new opportunities to journalists.

SEJ Event at ASU examines online reporting opportunities


Print journalists considering a dive into Web-based media should, at the very least, start a blog. Even better, develop the technical skills needed for multimedia reporting.

That advice comes from Dan Gillmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


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