How local journalists should deal with fake news will be the topic on a special edition of Wisconsin Public Radio’s “The West Side” on Monday (May 15) at 10 a.m. The program will be broadcast on WHWC-FM (Menomonie-Eau Claire) and WRFW-FM (River Falls), 88.3 and 88.7 respectively. It will feature a recording of a panel […]
In an age when anyone can post information online and social media can spread misinformation instantaneously, news consumers need to use care in selecting the sources they use to inform themselves, according to a quartet of journalists who took part in a panel discussion Tuesday evening on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus.
The panelists included Rusty Cunningham, executive editor at the La Crosse Tribune; Dan Schillinger, news director
How to cover – or ignore – “fake news” will be the focus of an ethics panel discussion at 6 p.m. this evening (Tuesday, April 25) on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus. The program, hosted by the student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), will be held in Hibbard Hall 102. It […]
More than 200 UW-Eau Claire students temporarily gave up their First Amendment rights on Wednesday, in trade for some free pizza. The tradeoff was the key component in the annual First Amendment Free Food Festival presented by the student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). The event is designed to raise awareness of First Amendment […]
Media coverage of presidential candidates’ views on minority groups will be the focus of a panel discussion at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Wednesday evening (April 27). The program, at 7 p.m. in Room 101 in Hibbard Humanities Hall, is free and open to the general public. It is organized and sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire campus chapter of […]
By David Gordon, associate editor Strong bi-partisan support for transparency and open government was on display Tuesday night on the UW-Eau Claire campus, mixed with sporadic but clear political and ideological differences on topics ranging from anonymous political speech to Gov. Scott Walker. It was all part of a “Sunshine Week” three-day tour of eight […]