Tagged: Commentary

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Why analyzing labor coverage is important

The Newspaper Guild/Communication Workers of America released Tuesday a summary report of their new “Labor & Unions in National TV Network News.” The CWA and Newspaper Guild funded the study directed by Federico Subervi...

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Looking into OSHA

The New York Times’ Ian Urbina wrote an incredible story covering worker safety, unenforced regulations and the role of the government agency tasked with overseeing the nearly 8 million work sites in the U.S....

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Remembering a departed biz news desk

Ted Reed, a former business reporter for The Miami Herald who now works for TheStreet.com, writes about The Herald’s newsroom now that the paper is moving to another location. Reed writes, “When I first...

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Celebrating open records

When a friend texted a picture of an alert from our local television station that said “Video: Coverage of Sunshine,” I laughed out loud. Then I went to see what the story was really...

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The changed PR-journalist equation

Last week my former Associated Press client Tori Ekstrand invited me to speak at the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After a two–hour snow...

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CNBC needs to call a truce

Debbie Baratz of ValueWalk.com writes that business news network CNBC needs to stop telling its on-air guests that they can’t talk to anyone else. Baratz writes, “A reporter’s source is either likely to speak...