Category Archives: Broadcast news

NPR Seeks Public Editor

NPR seeks public editor: Unusual job opportunity if “this sounds like you.”

Diplomatic style that engenders respect and trust required, says the ad. Must stay current on media ethics and trends. Digital and social media proficiency and sophistication needed. Salary not specified.


Hugging Political Candidates

Hugging political candidates: Critics say MSNBC TV host Rachel Maddow crossed a line when she hugged Sanders and Clinton in 2016. From the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives.


Public Thinks Local News Thrives

Public thinks local news thrives: Few pay for it, it’s free and TV is top source, writes Laura Hazard Owen, city Pew research.

Seventy-one percent of those surveyed believe their local news outlets are doing very or somewhat well financially, in part because TV is doing better than hard-hit newspapers.