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CHC Foundation Board Minutes: December 17, 2018

December 17, 2018 Mike Ewing 0

CHICAGO HEADLINE CLUB FOUNDATION Board of Directors meeting Dec. 17, 2018 President Stan Zoller called the meeting to order at 10:30 a.m. Also present: Howard Dubin, Rob Hess, Diane Monk McClelland, John McClelland and Susan S. Stevens. Motion passed to update a brochure to attract new members of the Headline […]

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CHC Board Minutes: December 7, 2018

December 7, 2018 admin 0

CHICAGO HEADLINE CLUB Board of Directors meeting Fri. Dec. 7, 2018 President Alejandra Cancino called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. Also present: Ben Meyerson, Rob Elder, Greg Karp, Flynn McRoberts, Stan Zoller, Matt Kiefer Dawn Rhodes, Jason Martin, Maya Dukmasova, Maria Zamudio, Susan S. Stevens, and by phone […]

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Editorial Cartoon Ethics

December 31, 2018 admin 0

Editorial cartoon ethics: iMediaEthics noticed a growing debate over cartoon ethics, and published 11 controversial cartoons of 2018. Four of the cartoonists were fired. Publications apologized for some of them, and stood by others. The cartoons focused on politics, sports and tragedies.     Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog […]

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A Symphony Way To Rescue Journalism

December 19, 2018 admin 0

A symphony way to rescue journalism: Some cities are going to adopt this non-profit, community-based model to rescue journalism outlets or create new ones, predicts Bill Grueskin. “Symphonies depend on ticket sales and a few retail sales, but they can’t survive without philanthropy.”   Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog […]

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The Truth Sandwich

December 18, 2018 admin 0

The truth sandwich: Repeating a lie helps it to live on, writes Craig Newmark. “I predict that, in 2019, news organizations will start to institute new reporting methods to avoid being complicit. Tactics may include adopting the ‘truth sandwich,’ which means covering a lie by presenting the truth first and […]

The 2018 Peter Lisagor Awards are now open!

December 24, 2018 Mike Ewing 0

The Chicago Headline Club is now accepting nominations for 2018 Peter Lisagor Awards! Reports must have been published or aired between Jan. 1, 2018, and Dec. 31, 2018. Entries must be the original work of journalists in Illinois or who work for news media based in the state or northwest Indiana. All […]

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Regaining Public Trust In Journalism

December 17, 2018 admin 0

Regaining public trust in journalism: “News organizations and journalism educators should teach members of the public (and their own journalists) how to stop being used as pawns in the meta-game of online disinformation,” writes Marie Shanahan. “One antidote to modern information gamesmanship is more ethics and professional reporting.” Visit […]

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Advice To Aspiring Journalists

December 11, 2018 admin 0

Advice to aspiring journalists: “Most journalists are, whether they think of themselves this way or not, explainers,” writes David Roberts. “They are in the business of making sense of the torrent of information constantly deluging us all.” Bottom line: “There are many different ways to do good journalism, but there […]

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Social Media Tops Print As News Source

December 12, 2018 admin 0

Social media tops print as news source: For the first time, more Americans get news from social media than print newspapers, says the Pew Research Center. Overall, television still is the most popular platform for news consumption, writes Elisa Shearer. Age gaps widen in media preferences. Print’s popularity persists among […]

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News Dying, Not Journalism

December 14, 2018 admin 0

News dying, not journalism: News is losing its cultural relevance after two centuries, writes Hossein Derakhshan. “The challenge for journalism in the years to come is to reinvent itself around something other than news, whilst resisting the seduction of propaganda and entertainment,” he writes. “Innovation in journalism should not only […]