Saturday, December 31, 2005

How much experience should journalism educators have?

An educator at Slippery Rock University says enough is never enough...

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/05365/630326.stm

Friday, December 30, 2005

Shake up at KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh

3 hosts out in end-of-year changes...

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/05364/630044.stm

What in the name of Ashley Banfield is going on here?

NBC buying MSNBC. So what's next for the cable operation?

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/23/business/media/23cnd-nbc.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1135355571-SHVfFYmwBtOSumFCFTIhAw

More TV going to the Web

Two CBS comedies joining the rush...

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/3548361.html

Saturday, December 10, 2005

Protecting sources --- lots of talk, not a lot of action?

This article on Slate.com argues that reporters talk the talk about protecting sources...but might not always be willing to walk the walk.

http://www.slate.com/id/2131829/

Adjuncts

An interesting (though too short) story on CNN's web site about one of the unforseen effects of state funding cuts at many state universities -- the rise of adjunct faculty. To be fair, this is not a problem reserved only at state schools.

Note that the woman featured at the beginning of the report is teaching four courses per term -- as an adjunct!

http://www.cnn.com/2005/EDUCATION/12/09/
army.of.adjuncts.ap/index.html

Tuesday, December 06, 2005