For journalists, no substitute for ‘getting out there,’ columnist says

The proliferation of online news and information, much of it of dubious quality, is creating challenges for journalists and audiences alike, New York Times columnist Roger Cohen told students and faculty today at an Indiana University Media School symposium. “There is a tremendous cacophony out there,” Cohen said. “American citizens need to be educated in […]

IU alumnus: Appeals to prejudice undermine trust in journalism

Bill O’Reilly once called Eric Deggans “one of the biggest race-baiters in the country” — apparently after Deggans, the TV and media critic for the Tampa Bay Times, accused the Fox News personality of using racially coded language in his TV commentaries. But Deggans, an IU School of Journalism alumnus, isn’t one to back down […]