Posts About Journalism Innovation

 

Media Innovations in White House Reporting

Since its inception, the press has had an important relationship with the American government. From the invention of the telegraph to live press conferences to presidential tweets, this timeline tracks media advances that have led to increasingly accessible and direct political coverage for the American public.

Muckraking and Investigating: The Reporters Who Uncovered Government Secrets and Scandals

In-depth and thoughtful reporting is a check to ensure American democracy works in the best interest of the people. Throughout American history, journalists have uncovered lies and covert actions taken by elected officials with investigative reporting.

Communications in a Post-Truth World

“Fake news” is a term that started out as a way to describe online content that is intentionally false or inaccurate, but now it is also being used to describe stories that people simply do not like. This newfound level of mistrust surrounding both fake and real stories is making communication more difficult. As part of the Communications@Syracuse curriculum, online students met in New York City March 31 through April 2 to consider this problem for an immersion focused on “Communications in a Post-Truth World.”

How will political reporting change under the Trump Administration?

The White House’s relationship with the media changes with each new administration. Early into Trump’s administration, Communications@Syracuse asked political journalists to share their thoughts on the future of political journalism in the U.S. We received responses from journalists around the country including editors and correspondents from C-SPAN, Tampa Bay Times and Mother Jones. 

20 of the Most Powerful Military Photos of 2016

At the end of every year, it’s easy to reflect and tally up all of the negative things that happened. With global tragedies and celebrity deaths, plus the added stress of a spite-fueled national election, 2016 was no different. Instead of focusing on the negativity of the past year, we want to reflect on a group of Americans who never stop, no matter how heavy the workload. In honor of their service, we have compiled 20 of the most powerful military photos from 2016.

 

Why Journalists Will Ensure the Internet of Things Works

Three things happened recently that reminded me about the crucial role journalists and an informed press must play in modern digital life. It’s a story that has to be told in the halls of Congress and in small towns where, one by one, citizens attach their homes and their livelihoods to an increasingly vulnerable internet.