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Story from The Listening Post – “Reporting labour in the US media” (2017)

August 29th, 2017 · No Comments

  Report from Al Jazeera English’s Listening Post media criticism program. Produced and reported by Will Yong, and released Aug. 27, 2017. With Michelle Chen, Mike Elk, Cora Lewis, and Christopher Martin. (9:37)

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Tags: Christopher R. Martin · Cora Lewis · Journalism · Journalism Ethics · Labor News · Listening Post · Michelle Chen · Mike Elk · Politics · Television News · Will Yong · Working Class

An Insider’s View of an Iowa Town Hall Meeting

February 26th, 2017 · No Comments

Friday, Feb. 24 was the day of the last of four town halls Sen. Charles Grassley held in Iowa during that week. The town halls, each filled with hundreds of Iowans, have attracted the attention of statewide and national news media, whose headlines captured the general spirit of the events:   Chuck Grassley, once a […]

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The Iowa Board of Regents’ Stunning Lack of Accountability: Update

August 7th, 2016 · No Comments

When former University of Northern Iowa president Bill Ruud made his last appearance before the state Board of Regents in June, the board piled on the praise. “Your leadership, your enthusiasm at a time when the university really needed that was really critical in bringing about a positive confidence level at the university,” said Board […]

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Tags: Elections · Iowa Board of Regents · Journalism · Journalism Ethics · Politics · Price Lab School · State Budgets · Universities · University of Northern Iowa

Iowa Board of Regents’ stunning lack of accountability

August 5th, 2016 · No Comments

When former University of Northern Iowa president Bill Ruud announced he was leaving, Iowa Board of Regents president Bruce Rastetter praised him for “great progress” and leaving “UNI in a stronger position than when he arrived.” It remains curious why Ruud had to go.  Officially, the board didn’t fire Ruud, but his contract wasn’t renewed […]

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Tags: Journalism Ethics