Pioneer ‘backpack journalist’ sees TV’s future as a solo gig
Speaking at a daylong conference cohosted by the White House News Photographers Association and the School of Communication (SOC), Michael Rosenblum says the future of broadcast journalism is one person with one camera.
Group Plans to Provide Investigative Journalism
While newspapers across the country are using less investigative reporting, a new kind of journalism venture is hoping to fill the void.
Foreign bureaus vital, speaker says
Jonathan Landay, chief Pentagon correspondent for the McClatchy Company, spoke about the importance of maintaining a presence overseas.
Baghdad and Beyond
Baghdad bureau chief for McClachy, Nancy Youssef, spoke about looking for nongovernment sources for her work.
ABC News Sends Digital Reporters Abroad
ABC News dispatches digital reporters abroad, hoping to increase the networks global presence without needing to create bureaus.
'Citizen Journalists' Evade Blackout On Myanmar News
Amature blogs, videos, and photography are playing a key role in the mainstream media's coverage of the protests in Myanmar.
Evidence emerges of intentional shooting of Japanese cameraman in Burma
The Committee to Protect Journalists is outraged by the apparently deliberate fatal shooting of Japanese cameraman Kenji Nagai by a Burmese soldier on Thursday. Video shown on Japan's Fuji News Network reveals that Nagai, who was filming near a group of demonstrators in Yangon, was pushed to the ground and shot at near point-blank range.
Foreign Correspondence and the Future of Public Media: A Speaker Series
The Center for Social Media proudly presents Foreign Correspondence and the Future of Public Media, a series that addresses the future of reliable, sober, unbiased information from abroad at a time when our nation is engaged in two foreign wars — and when the number of mainstream foreign correspondents is actually diminishing.
Character in Prof. Gentile's Afghanistan Documentary Writes About Reflections on His Homeland
Bilal Sarwary, a BBC producer who appears in Prof. Gentile's DATELINE AFGHANISTAN documentary about foreign correspondents, spent the summer in his home country. Now, as he returns to university in the U.S., he writes about the hopes and fears of his countrymen since landmark elections.
The Iraq News Black-Out: How the Press Spent its Summer Vacation
Although the public is interested in updates, the press has had less coverage of the war in Iraq over the summer months.