Tag: news media

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Panel discussion on challenges facing news media

Three nationally acclaimed journalists will participate in a discussion of the challenges facing the news media.


Information is free: Gathering it ain’t free

I’m reminded of an odd email conversation that I had with a local café in the early, early days of Augusta Free Press.

Reporting the news, or sensationalism? Thoughts on coverage of the Staunton murder-suicide

Reporters from several local news organizations were on the scene within minutes of police being called to Cherry Hill Drive in Staunton Wednesday night to investigate reports of a double shooting.

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A chance to look behind the news: Augusta County Historical Society offers glimpse into how the sausage is made

The presidential election will be big news over the next year. Join the Augusta County Historical Society for a November 9 trip that will offer an inside look at the world of news gathering, and the challenges of news reporting in a chaotic digital world.

Staniar Gallery presents New York-based artist Mark Fox

Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery is pleased to present “Not In This Fool’s House,” an exhibit of recent work by New York-based artist, Mark Fox. The show will be on view Jan. 12 through Feb. 11.

College rape culture: One in five? Or more like one in 40?

It almost seems hyperinflated, the statistic that we hear cited about how one in five women who go to college are raped at some point during their time on their campus.

Everything that went wrong in Ferguson

That the grand jury in Missouri hearing evidence in the shooting death of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown decided not to return an indictment against police officer Darren Wilson was no surprise.

Legal action to force Ebola quarantine: Really?

Kaci Hickox has not been diagnosed with Ebola, but that seems to be immaterial as the two governors, the Centers for Disease Control and state health officials have been falling over themselves to try to appear to be doing everything they can to prevent the spread of a disease that has seen a grand total of two people stricken inside the U.S. borders.

Inside the latest media scare: Ebola

“I’m pretty sure I’ve got ebola.” This was my friend Eli. Who tends to be a hypochondriac. In addition to conspiracy theorist and the rest. Guy watches a lot of news.

Police chief: Similarities between UVA missing student case, Harrington case

Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo said today at a press conference that there are clear similarities between the case of missing UVA student Hannah Graham and the 2009 disappearance of Morgan Harrington.

EMU videographers cover environmental issue in Wisconsin

Major news media are paying attention to an environmental and political crisis developing in Wisconsin, and EMU professor Paulette Moore and her spring documentary students are in the middle of the news story.


Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with the news media in advance of the Monarchs’ season opener on Saturday vs. Hampton.

Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with the news media about the Cavs’ season opener at home on Saturday vs. seventh-ranked UCLA.

UVA football players rally behind embattled head coach

Mike London doesn’t have the support of a large segment of the UVA football fan base. But he has the solid support of the young men he brought in to represent the orange and blue on Saturdays.

Video: UVA football coach Mike London on the hot seat

UVA football coach Mike London is literally on the hot seat at the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff, taking questions from the news media about his job security.


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