Tag Journalism

Popular podcast course teaches there’s more to the medium than the latest buzzworthy show

March 7, 2018

The course not only exposes students to a variety of podcasts, but also teaches them to think critically about sound and gives them hands-on experience with manipulating audio.

ABC News’ David Muir, America’s most-watched anchor, to be spring commencement speaker

February 21, 2018

Muir is known as a tough and principled reporter whose exclusive interviews generate global headlines — a “Gen X Walter Cronkite,” as Vanity Fair magazine put it.

Panel to discuss health care policy, ethics and journalism

November 21, 2017

Three experts will engage with the public and foster understanding of the ethical decisions journalists and policymakers face.

The Atlantic’s Ed Yong visits UW as fall science writer in residence

September 26, 2017

You might think having his first book land on Mark Zuckerberg’s bedside table would be recognition enough for a career science writer, but impressing Facebook’s founder is just one of his many accomplishments.

Sykes will discuss ‘Conservatism in the Age of Trump’

September 12, 2017

Author and former radio talk show host Charlie Sykes will visit UW­–Madison as part of the Wisconsin Writer in Residence program.

Author Erik Vance is UW–Madison science writer in residence

March 30, 2017

Vance will spend a week on the UW–Madison campus, staring April 3, working with students, faculty and staff interested in science communication and science journalism.

Center for Journalism Ethics announces finalists for Shadid Award

February 21, 2017

The six projects nominated for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics combined aggressive reporting on important issues with care for the consequences of that reporting.

Communications expert advises how science should respond to fake news

February 18, 2017

The rise of fake news has dominated the world of politics recently, but fake news is not at all new in the world of science, says life sciences communication Professor Dominique Brossard.

Science journalist Nadia Drake is UW–Madison writer in residence

September 29, 2016

Drake’s work spans the sciences. She has written about subjects as diverse as giant spiders and human ancestry, although much of her work focuses on astronomy and space science.

Paper examines news coverage of Trump

September 19, 2016

With the presidential election less than two months away, it can be easy to forget that Donald Trump was once considered a long shot. Key …

Culver to lead Center for Journalism Ethics

May 6, 2016

“The industry faces many pressures, yet the journalism itself has never been stronger,” Culver says.

Well-traveled journalist to visit campus as Science Writer in Residence

April 14, 2016

Alexandra "Alex" Witze, a contributing correspondent for Nature and Science News magazines, will be on campus for a week beginning April 18.

Primary experts from UW–Madison

April 5, 2016

Numerous experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available to help reporters covering the results of the April 5 primary.

Colleagues, students remember journalism professor Baughman

March 29, 2016

“He was his own man,” says friend and colleague Donald Downs. “Isn’t that what a college education is supposed to instill?”

Anthony Shadid Journalism Ethics Award goes to Associated Press team

March 24, 2016

The award from UW–Madison's Center for Journalism Ethics recognizes AP reporting that resulted in the freeing of 2,000 slave laborers in Southeast Asia.

BuzzFeed’s Dan Vergano to be spring Science Writer in Residence

March 26, 2015

Dan Vergano, a veteran science journalist with stints at USA Today, National Geographic and now, the digital news platform BuzzFeed, has been named UW–Madison Science Writer in Residence for Spring 2015.