Tag Journalism

Purcell to lead Wisconsin Public Media

Gene Purcell takes the lead at Wisconsin Public Media, which includes Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio, as it transitions to a new division at UW–Madison reporting to the UW–Madison Provost.

UW programs among Evjue Foundation award recipients

The charitable arm of the Capital Times is providing $370,500 for 30 campus projects and programs in the humanities, science, the arts, health, media and more. The foundation was established by William T. Evjue, the founder and longtime editor of the Madison newspaper.

Climate reporter Gillis is UW–Madison Science Writer in Residence

Justin Gillis twice traveled to Antarctica to chronicle ice sheets in danger of collapsing, covered the conference that created the Paris climate accord and was the principal author of the New York Times climate-solutions series “The Big Fix.”

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

“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

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.