Tag: newsrooms

‘ChatGPT might be our staff’s best writer’

Podcasting. Snapchat. Video. Virtual Reality. Podcasting, again. Clubhouse.  As a digital director for media companies and now the digital advisor for West Virginia University’s Student Media department, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had well-meaning publishers, editors, and now college students come to me excited about the hot new thing everyone is using.

Ohio newspaper opts not to cover misstatements of US Senate candidate, joining growing list of newsrooms favoring ‘truth sandwiches’

When Josh Mandel called on the Ohio governor to curb COVID-19 restrictions and end the statewide mask mandate, journalists at The Plain Dealer in Cleveland ignored the Republican Senate candidate. Rather than reporting on Mandel’s statement, posted on Twitter, the newspaper decided the former Ohio treasurer, who repeated false claims that the election was stolen