Posts tagged with Media examination

Great project by the US-China Institute at USC. The documentary — Assignment: China, “Opening Up” — is the story of the Western journalists who covered China in the early years of its opening to the West and the attempts by the Chinese government to control the message those journalists sent out. The 1-hour documentary (available online) is […]

Great piece by Robert Niles at the Online Journalism Review this week about journalism ethics and how science works: A journalist’s guide to the scientific method – and why it’s important Intuitively we know that the scientific method of research, hypothesis, testing and revision is what we do as journalists. Niles details the connections nicely and […]

Filed Under (Editing, Skills) by on 05-04-2011 and tagged ,

First posted at Journalism, Journalists and the World. The article below was posted on today. Too bad there is no such country as the Dominican Republic of Congo Ordinarily such a glaring error by the writer would be caught by the editor. But I am willing to bet all the money in my pocket against […]

Filed Under (Editing) by on 15-07-2010 and tagged ,

Just saw a graphic display of the BBC annual report. Very cool and very easy to read. Click on the image to see the full page report.


I got my “Today in History” feed this morning and saw two things that jumped out at me: Today, June 12, is the anniversary of: The murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman in 1994, and The 1963 killing of Medgar Evers. Now in the normal world — that world outside the shouting heads […]