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 […]
By David Gordon, associate editor The CVPost Andrew Fefer has replaced Mike Lopez as news director at WEAU-TV in Eau Claire. The change took place within the past week. Lopez had been the station’s news director for the past two years. Fefer referred questions about his appointment to Terry McHugh, WEAU general manager. McHugh was […]