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Dealing with dangerous news sources, risky places

By ALEXANDER B. PEARCE It is not a journalist’s place to judge as much as it is to expose the truth to the greater public so that readers and viewers may make their own decisions with as much information as … Continue reading

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SPJ ethics code sets journalism standards

By ALEX PEARCE Journalists are thought to hold themselves to a higher code of ethics in comparison to other professions. While others are able to cut corners in the name of convenience or look the other way while shady deals … Continue reading

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Finding a ‘professional look’ for journalists

By ALEXANDER B. PEARCE AUTHOR’S NOTE: This blog entry is written solely with male journalists in mind. As a young man, I find myself completely unqualified to give any advice to female journalists about how to dress. While broadcast journalists … Continue reading

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Etiquette: Not just an aristocratic notion

By NINA GREEN I grew up in a home where perfect manners were considered the norm and were expected of me from the time I could talk. Perhaps this has to do with my control freak of a mother, or … Continue reading

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Journalism profession optimism remains high

By ROBBIE SHIVER If you were to ask a person on the street to categorize the current state of the journalism profession, many would simply say that it is “dying.” As we have learned, journalism truly cannot “die” because there … Continue reading

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Do fans’ blogs threaten sports journalism?

By DAVID FURONES With the perpetual development of technology over time, the Internet now offers virtually anyone with access to it a degree in journalism. Well, not quite, but with the average Joe’s ability to create and manage his very own … Continue reading

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Non-journalism careers for journalism majors

By ALEX PEARCE Most college students start off their secondary education undecided on what they want to do with their lives and even when they finally pick a major, they remain unsure on what career they will ultimately end up … Continue reading

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