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3to5: CBC Coverage Sound, Chicago Cloudier, Bradlee Forthright

MediaBistro’s TV Newser website praises the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.’s coverage of the Ottawa shootings on Wednesday, Oct. 22. In “Canada’s CBC News Shows What Thoughtful Breaking News Coverage Really Looks Like,” writer Mark Joyella notes that anchor Peter “Mansbridge set a respectful, careful tone, calling out interview subjects who had unconfirmed or contradictory information.” – Tip from Dave Edmark of the University of Arkansas Agricultural Communication Services. • • • [&hellip

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3to5: Bourbon, Who Reads What, Sun-Times Reporter Quits

When journalism ethics comes up in the news, there’s a 100 percent chance it’s about a violation. Correct ethical behavior by definition is invisible. It’s what’s supposed to happen. In 21st-century America, right practices in news media remain the norm. Here though is a rare, documented example of proper reporter behavior. It knocks down the 100 percent, only bad-journos-get-press statistic a point. Lexington Herald-Leader reporter Janet Patton attended a Kentucky [&hellip

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Managing Editor David Bailey (far right) presides over a June 2009 news budget meeting.
2nd Annual Ethics Workshop Offered

When a big story is breaking, the competition among journalists to get the news first is fierce. How can reporters and managers make good ethical decisions on deadline? It’s not easy, but it can be done. Join the University of Arkansas Center for Ethics in Journalism for a free workshop on Nov. 7 to explore ethics in journalism through a scenario exercise and discussion. The moderator will be Deborah Potter, [&hellip

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Alumna Provides Five New Scholarships

Sue Walk Burnett, a 1968 graduate of the Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism, has awarded five new scholarships to journalism students, Meaghan Stephens, Anthony Brickman, Jr., Caitlin Johnson, Coleman Herman, and Brian Dunaway. The scholarships, which were awarded separately from the usual slate of annual scholarships, were based on both merit and need. “It was outside the time we usually give scholarships,” said Larry Foley, department chair. “It was [&hellip

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