It’s been several years now since I started writing a monthly column for Myaircheck.com.
My topic is radio news and sometimes I will delve into how a particular story was covered or I’ll take a broader look at broadcast journalism as a whole. This month’s column centred on how a story is approached. There’s something I call Nanny Journalism and one that’s been around a long time, Advocacy Journalism. I explain why avoiding them is important. If proper attributions aren’t given, the newscaster sounds like a mouthpiece for health advocates and police departments. We’re not in Public Relations, we’re in news!
If you’re interested in reading about it the full article is HERE.