Monthly Archive: July 2012


Stay Tuned: Scenes From Studio SPJ | July 24th, 2012 | #, #
Studio SPJ: Talking with SDX Winner Craig LeMoult

Join Studio SPJ producer Holly Fisher as she talks with Craig LeMoult at 10 a.m. EST Wednesday, July 25. He won a Sigma Delta Chi Award in the category of Feature Reporting in Radio Journalism for the piece “Assistance in Dying Case Raises Legal and Ethical Questions in Connecticut” for WSHU Public Radio in Fairfield, Conn. Continue reading


Rocky Mountain SPJ | July 23rd, 2012 | #
Utah Court issues new rules for electronic media

The Utah Judicial Council is considering new rules that would allow electronic media, including video and audio, coverage of trials in the state. Currently, the state only allows still photography in district court cases. Continue reading


Stay Tuned: Scenes From Studio SPJ | July 13th, 2012 | #, #, #, #
Talking with SDX winners

I’ve had the incredibly fun task of interviewing 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Award winners for a series of Studio SPJ podcasts. It’s easy to get caught up thinking the journalism industry is fraught with problems – cutback, layoffs, relevancy … and the list goes on. Continue reading


Journalism and the World | July 6th, 2012 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
Don’t forget the tilde: New Mexican president is Enrique Peña Nieto

By Robert Buckman

Because Mexico’s new president-elect, who will be sworn in on Dec. 1, is destined to be in our news for the next 6½ years, we should at least spell his name correctly. Continue reading


Whos News Diversity Every Day | July 3rd, 2012 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
NBC Shows Diversity Tactic in NBC Latino Launch, Hispanic Brigade

 

I’m glad I was watching Natalie Morales  fill in for Brian Williams last night on NBC Nightly News.  Otherwise, I would have missed news of the launch of NBC Latino.com, a English-language news information and lifestyle Website featuring Hispanic’s perspectives. Continue reading


Whos News Diversity Every Day | July 3rd, 2012 | #, #, #, #, #, #
Entertainment Weekly Deserves Applause for “Coming Out” Report

While five words from Anderson Cooper– “The fact is, I’m gay” — have made the headlines the last 24 hours, it’s actually the report , which sparked the e-mail exchange between the CNN Anchor and  Blogger Andrew Sullivan, that warrants a closer look. Continue reading


Whos News Diversity Every Day | July 2nd, 2012 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #
Anderson Cooper Admits He’s Gay: Was That Important?

I’m wondering how Anderson Cooper of CNN is feeling today. Now that he has told The Daily Beast that he is gay.  Is it a pressure off his back?  Continue reading