Social Media 101 with Mediabistro

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Do you know someone who needs basic training on how to set up and use a Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn profile? We can help. Join us for Social Media 101, an online conference and workshop starting January 17.

 

UC Office of the President | Oakland, CA

Media Specialist
Posted on: 
December 15, 2011

Under the direction of the Media Relations Director, the incumbent implements media strategies that convey and promote the University's public contributions. The incumbent serves as a media spokesperson for the Office of the President, develops effective and responsive working relationships with the news media, and develops a range of communications materials and products that support effective media relations as well as the broader objectives of the Communications unit.

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TV Station Takes Four-Year-Old Child’s Quote Out of Context

Author: 
Bob Butler
Tuesday, August 2, 2011

A Chicago television station is under fire for editing the video of an African-American youth to make it appear that the 4-year-old was advocating gun violence when he clearly stated during the interview that he wanted a gun because his ambition is to be a police officer.   

The CBS station, WBBM, is being blasted by civil rights leaders and news media professionals for taking the youth’s statements out of context, violating the basics of journalism ethics.

Hours Before Rally to Restore Sanity: A Moment Less Than Sane

The Maynard Institute’s Fault Line Framework is a diversity tool that teaches people to talk to each other with the goal of understanding. Dori J. Maynard, who has been refining the framework, will write a regular feature about living on the Fault Lines. This is her first entry. 

A few hours before the recent Rally to Restore Sanity, the general manager of a Hampton Inn in Washington, D.C. kicked me out of his hotel, forcing me to stand on the street to wait for my colleague in 39-degree weather.

 

Nancy Maynard, Famous Black Women

Nancy Hicks Maynard, a foresighted pioneer in newsroom diversity and a former co-publisher of the Oakland Tribune, died September 21, 2008 in Los Angeles after a prolonged illness. She was 61.

Her death resulted from the intertwined failure of several major organs, her family said.

 

Recall of Gaza Reporter Tied to NBC Infighting

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Sources cite ratings jitters, not pro-Israel bias; 3 U.S. black journalists covering Gaza Crisis; foreign minister wants Al Jazeera out of Israel; correspondents head for Central America in border crisis; fund created for victims of scam by immigration columnist; "39 Pieces of Advice for Journalists And Writers Of Color"; White House criticism of anonymous sources backfires; columnist apologizes for quoting "chink in the armor"; black journalist preceded Russia Today anchor in resigning (7/21/14);

 

NBC Reverses, Returns Reporter to Gaza

Friday, July 18, 2014

Network's recall was criticized as pro-Israel bias; Michael Feeney, Enid Alvarez laid off at N.Y. Daily News; Color of Change presses Twitter for diversity figures, no consensus on terms for children crossing border, Haitian-American radio listeners bilked, officials say, Kurtz sympathizes with reporter who ad-libbed on dads, CBS announcers free not to say "Redskins"; Essence made mistake in seeking younger audience (7/18/14)

 

Karen Lincoln Michel | Mentor

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Twitter chat Wednesday, July 23, 2 pm ET
Follow Karen at @karenmichel
To join the chat, follow #maynardmentor
Follow @TeamMije on Twitter for updates

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Karen Lincoln Michel is an independent journalist who focuses on digital media and Native American issues. She is vice president of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism board of directors and serves on the editorial board of Winds of Change magazine. Michel is a former executive editor of The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, La., and prior to that was assistant managing editor of the Green Bay Press Gazette. Michel began her daily newspaper career in Wisconsin as a reporter at the La Crosse Tribune and went on to The Dallas Morning News in Texas, where she covered a variety of beats.

[Read more about Karen Lincoln Michel]

 

Vargas File Might Never Get to Court

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Immigration cases awaiting resolution at all-time high; Detroit Free Press seeks to save high school J-program; reporter quits after comments on young black men, dads; social media pan S.C. story heavy on police account; "Race beat" seemingly on rise at mainstream outlets; ABC casts most diverse season in recent TV history; "stunning" lack of diversity on cable talk shows (7/16/14)

 

First Look Media

Journalists, Technologists, Designers and Developers
Posted on: 
July 16, 2014

San Francisco or New York

First Look Media seeks to reimagine journalism for the digital age, combining the promise of technological innovation with the power of fearless reporting.

 
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