Polls Hold Too Much Sway for Reporters

Author Archives: Audrey Knoth

Executive vice president of Goldman & Associates Public Relations, based in Norfolk, Virginia and serving clients across the United States.

Polls Hold Too Much Sway for Reporters

SurvyclipartAs the next presidential election inches nearer, there’s some talk among journalists about relying less on polls … it’s the subject of this piece in the Washington Post.…

Congress’ New Members Amp Up Social Media

Share graphicIncoming members of Congress are making a lot of noise on social media and it’s just the start … the story from CNN.…

GAO Puts Factoids on Twitter

infographiccroppedInteresting Nuggets from GAO Reports

You might not think about the GAO having a Twitter account. But it does and this month, it has started including one factoid a day, extracted from the voluminous information it compiles every year …

Behind the Univision Layoffs

Strife Among Univision Brass Precedes CutsShouting

Univision is still the nation’s largest Spanish-language media outlet, but its audience has dropped sharply in recent year and competitors are nipping at its heels. This week its new CEO announced it is laying …

NYT Profiles its Cybersecurity Chief

Behind the Scenes with NYT Cybersecurity Leader

securityWith cybersecurity an increasing concern for journalists, the New York Times recently profiled its chief in that arena. A fan of the encrypted messaging app Signal, Runa Sandvik worked on the publication’s confidential …

It’s About Journalism

CJR on Journalism Impact of Daily News Cuts

Don’t worry about the journalists  — worry about journalism and by extension, about democracy.  That’s the take by the Columbia HatchettwoJournalism Review on the layoff of half the New York Daily News’ …

BuzzFeed Site Shows Journalism Heft

BuzzFeed Spotlights its Commitment to Reporting

NewsjpgA development in the ever-changing world of journalism: BuzzFeed has set up a separate site for its news stories. According to TechCrunch, the organization wants to make it clearer that it does in-depth …

Artificial Intelligence as a Journalism Tool

Artificial Intelligence: Can it help reporters?AI

Could artificial intelligence handle certain interviewing tasks for journalists? The author of this piece in the Columbia Journalism Review thinks its possible. One potential area is data collection, he says. However, the idea is …

Censorship in School Newspapers

bannedSome Teen Journalists Encounter Censorship

Sensitive subjects — from investigations into personnel matters to relationships — are provoking anger and censorship for some school newspapers, according to the New York Times.  Its story notes that a 1988 Supreme Court …

Protecting Kids from Digital Dangers

UK campaign says legal mandates protecting kids from online negatives are needed

A new campaign by  the Daily Telegraph backs legal requirements protecting kids from digital dangers and has launched a campaign on theMagglass issue. It centers on “duty of …