Journalism Archive

Do You Know What You’re Talking About When You Read The Jobs Numbers?

Posted June 12, 2019 by Bill Wheelhouse

It helps to know what those numbers mean.   We tick off how many new jobs there are and where the unemployment rate stands.   You will be so much better at reporting such issues if you know what the other numbers mean and where to find a ton of stuff to round out the story.     More  

A Tool To See What Media Is Covering

Posted May 14, 2019 by Bill Wheelhouse

Our IBA Newsroom Tip Of The Week comes from Samantha Sunne at Tools For Reporters.  Be sure to sign up for its mailings.

You can use Media Cloud to search the text published by news outlets to see what they’re covering.  Sunne says “There’s a LOT of claims out there about “the media covers this,  More