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Breaking Barriers: How do journalists gather information?

Breaking Barriers: How do journalists gather information?

Emily Rose Thorne, News Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Breaking Barriers is a series that will attempt to shed light on the process, ethics and intentions of the journalism industry with special attention to the issues that exist within the field today as a way to help make journalism more transparent to consumers. Most people know that journalism is changing. The w...

Breaking Barriers: How do journalists decide what is news?

Breaking Barriers: How do journalists decide what is news?

Emily Rose Thorne, News Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

In 2018, just 35 percent of Democrats and 12 percent of Republicans surveyed by the Pew Research Center agreed with the statement, “information from national news organizations is very trustworthy.” Similarly, only 27 percent of Democrats and 11 percent of Republicans said that, “national news med...

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