Media Mayhem – Sandusky, Scientology & Ethical Journalism with Gawker.com Senior Reporter John Cook

40 years on from Watergate, journalism has gone through tectonic shifts that affect how reporters get their stories. We examine those shifting ethical grounds with gawker.com senior reporter John Cook. We discuss topics ranging from Christopher Hitchens, Barbara Walters, the FOXNews mole, the Church of Scientology, the Sandusky trial and more–always with one eye on […]

What are some good examples of the blurring line between journalism and advertising?

Question by Alex Rogers: What are some good examples of the blurring line between journalism and advertising? An example would be a news show producing a paid advertisement that looks and feels like an editorial. Best answer: Answer by lmmviragoAnother would be advertisements in paper magazines that are written to look like articles. These often […]

Media Mayhem – Corporate Media and New Celebrity Journalism with EW and People Editor Richard Sanderson

EPISODE SYNOPSIS: Entertainment journalism has shifted wildly in the last decade under the influence of big corporations and instant internet coverage. To provide us context for the wild west of new celebrity journalism, we speak with EW and People editor Richard Sanders. From the Sandusky trial and sensational cover stories, to substance abuse coverage and […]

Looking up: despite the massive gloom and doom of recent years, some media executives and analysts see brighter days ahead for digital advertising on news … An article from: American Journalism Review

Looking up: despite the massive gloom and doom of recent years, some media executives and analysts see brighter days ahead for digital advertising on news … An article from: American Journalism Review This digital document is an article from American Journalism Review, published by University of Maryland on June 22, 2010. The length of the […]