Ever wonder how journalists find, investigate, and report the news? Do you think the news is fake? What do you really want to know about the news media?
The Reporter’s Studio, Episode 14, Lawerence Mower, Politics Reporter
Lawrence got into the journalism game after getting his letter to the editor published. It grabbed a lot of attention and opened him up to a new avenue. A few years later he's working on a major investigation by the Las Vegas Review-Journal about police use of lethal force. He's currently a politics reporter for the Miami Herald and Tampa Bay Times in Tallahassee.
The Reporter’s Studio, Episode 13, Celeste Headlee, author and NPR host
Let's face it, we all say or do something sexist or racist all the time. Most of the time it's small and never malicious. I know I do, and a lot of the time it's due to the fact I'm a GenXer who is sometimes holding on to old ways of thinking. This week we spoke with author Celeste Headlee about how to approach the topic in our newsrooms.
The Reporter’s Studio, Episode 12, Carl Juste, Miami Herald
Journalists use different tools to tell a story. Writers use words, radio hosts use the voice, and photographers use images. I spoke with Miami Herald photojournalist Carl Juste about the keys to capturing that one powerful image that could tell a thousand stories.
The Reporter’s Studio, Episode 11, Angie Holan, Politifact
Journalists have to be fact-checkers as part of the job. But, a little more than a decade ago, one journalist felt it was necessary to take fact-checking to another level. Politicians were becoming more brazen and social media was pushing a lot of lies and conspiracy theories faster than news media outlets could catch them. On the scene came Politifact. We spoke with the editor-in-chief Angie Holan about making sure politicians are staying - or at least trying to stay - honest.
The Reporter’s Studio, Episode 10, Carlos Frias, Miami Herald
Carlos Frias is a James Beard award-winning reporter and food editor at the Miami Herald. He spends his time talking with chefs, visiting new restaurants, and yes, eating a lot of delicious (and sometimes not so yummy) foods. We talked about how Carlos got onto the food beat and where he believes journalism is going forward.
The Reporter’s Studio, Episode 9, Amy Green, WMFE
Amy started her career young. How many people would come home from vacation and then write a story about their experiences - as a child? She started her reporting career in print before moving to radio. Today she covers the environment for the public radio station in Orlando. Amy is the author of the book Moving Water: The Everglades and Big Sugar. She shares what it's like covering the biggest story of the century in the state that could be ground zero for sea-level-rise.