Tag: center for public integrity

by Nancy Watzman

The following piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. ———————————————————– I. Match the debate phrase to the TV news station that repeated it the most. 1. “Damn emails.” 2. “Not a cage match.” 3. “Only Rosie O’Donnell.” A. MSNBC B. […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

The days when social media engagement meant assigning an intern to run your feeds are long over. At least, that’s what we heard from The Atlantic’s Matt Thompson on Episode 162 of the Mediatwits. You have to have creativity, analytical skills, reporting capabilities, good judgment and strategic sense to be an “engagement editor,” the new […] more »

by Rosa Ramirez

As the most high-profile international collaboration, WikiLeaks offers some interesting lessons about working with news organizations abroad. But it can be difficult to untangle those lessons from the drama that surrounded the story. And frankly, very few media organizations could pull off a similar effort. But there’s another international collaboration that has some lessons to […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The state of investigative journalism in America is in its five-alarm fire phase, with newspaper staffs being severely pared down, and TV news going for flash and celebrity. But Charles Lewis, the godfather of non-profit investigative journalism as founder and former director of the Center for Public Integrity, would rather put out the fire than […] more »