Farai Chideya, a fellow at the MIT Media Lab and journalism program officer at the Ford Foundation, discusses with producer Michael O'Connell the challenges journalists face in covering diversity and political division in a divided America.
Dan Primack has covered the business world for about 20 years, reporting on big players in the industry as well as startups. He joins producer Michael O'Connell to explain why the cliché about rich people putting their pants on one leg at a time is an important one for reporters to remember when covering major players in big business.
NewsGuard's Eric Effron joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss how his organization uses journalistic principles and standards to determine which news or opinion websites are trustworthy and which are feeding readers a bunch of junk.
Professor and author Stephen Davis joins IAJ producer Michael O'Connell to explain how a little test he gives students inspired a book on the difficulty young and seasoned journalists alike are having in separating the truth from bad information.
In this special podcast, It's All Journalism producer Michael O'Connell talks to Erica Mandy of The Newsworthy; Chistiane Wisehart of Examining Ethics; Sonja and Alex Overhiser of A Couple Cooks: Small Bites Podcast; Jerod Morris, Andy Bottoms and Ryan Phillips of The Assembly Call; and Paul Gilmartin of the Mental Illness Happy Hour.
Robert Cottrell, editor and founder of The Browser, joins producer Michael O'Connell to explain the difference between being a content aggregator and a curator and why the best and most lasting journalism isn't likely to be focused on the day's events.
Reporters Meghan Cloherty and Jack Moore join IAJ producer Michael O'Connell in studio to talk about their new true-crime podcast, 22 hours: An American Nightmare. They discuss what it was like covering the 2015 home invasion and murder case for WTOP News Radio in Washington, D.C., and the challenges they faced turning the story into a 10-part podcast series.
Helen Ubiñas, a columnist and reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, joins producer Michael O'Connell to share the joy of showing up at events to talk with people about journalism and the importance of knowing your audience -- and bringing chocolate.
Dave Bidini, an author of 13 books and founding member of the Canadian band the Rheostatics, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss his latest venture, the monthly West End Phoenix newspaper in Toronto, featuring pieces from award-winning authors, writers, playwrights and poets who live in the neighborhood.
Melanie Deziel, founder of StoryFuel, talks with producer Michael O'Connell about the challenges facing newsrooms that are creating branded content. The conversation addresses the impact that tech giants like Facebook and Google have on what you read and the importance of accurately measuring how readers engage with your content online.?