It's All Journalism

It’s All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Each episode you’ll hear working journalists talk about how they do their jobs. They also discuss the latest trends in journalism and how they impact our democratic society.

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Reporter uses pop-up newsrooms to amplify Phill...
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...
33 min
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How to cover diversity, political division in a...
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...
34 min
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Keeping print alive in Toronto's West End
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...
27 min
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Branded content and the battle for your audienc...
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...
32 min
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#355 All the news that fits in 10 minutes
Erica Mandy, the host of the NewsWorthy podcast, joins producer Michael O'Connell to explain why compact but well-explained news podcasts are not just the wave of the future but the best way to keep people informed in the present, and...
29 min
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#354 Misinformation, deep fake videos and the p...
Amy Webb, a quantitative futurist and founder of the Future Today Institute, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss trends in media, her frustration with the lack of response to deep fake videos and why the United States could...
31 min
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#353 Reveal sues ICE for not responding to FOIA...
Victoria Baranetsky, legal counsel for the Center for Investigative Reporting and a research fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss the need to sue the government when contracts...
26 min
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#352 Students filling a coverage gap for Montan...
Jason Begay and Jeremy Lurgio, faculty for the Native News Honors Project at the University of Montana, join Amelia Brust to detail how they’re teaching students to write meaning stories about the state’s Native American tribes, and what...
30 min
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#351 Mistrust of the media isn't new, but it's ...
Kyle Pope, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Columbia Journalism Review, joins Michael O'Connell to take a closer look at some of the findings in a recent wide-ranging survey of Americans' trust of the media. The results aren't...
31 min
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#350 Texas law protecting journalists under attack
In his third visit to the podcast, Kevin Goldberg, legal counsel for the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, joins producer Michael O'Connell to shed some light on anti-SLAPP legislation and why Texas' law, a model for other states,...
25 min
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#349 Reconsidering the editor-reporter relation...
George Sylvie, an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin and author of Reshaping the News: Community, Engagement, and Editors, joins producer Michael O'Connell to question whether editors are working with their journalists...
31 min
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#348 Decoding metrics means embracing journalis...
Betsy O’Donovan, an assistant professor of journalism at Western Washington University, and Melody Kramer, senior audience development manager at the Wikimedia Foundation, join producer Michael O'Connell to discuss a new report on metrics...
36 min
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#347 How one podcast changed journalism
Dr. Martin Spinelli, a senior lecturer in media and culture studies within the media, film and music school at the University of Sussex in Great Britain and co-author with Dr. Lance Dann of Podcasting: The Audio Media Revolution, joins...
34 min
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#346 Helping journalists decode research
Carmen Nobel, a program director with Journalist's Resource, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss why the name is a bit of a misnomer and how a tool designed to help reporters find credible research comes up with tip sheets...
21 min
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#345 HARO connects reporters and sources in a snap
Kristen Sala and Allison Richard join producer Michael O'Connell to explain their service, Help A Reporter Out, which connects reporters with expert sources that are guaranteed to be helpful and responsive.
22 min
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#343 Leave Facebook and fake news wins
Friend of the podcast Mandy Jenkins returns to talk with producer Michael O'Connell about why journalists who leave Facebook due to fake news or other controversies are just helping the bad guys win.?
31 min
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#342 Moving the State of Digital Publishing for...
Vahe Arabian, host of the State of Digital Publishing podcast and an author at the website of the same name, talks with producer Michael O'Connell about the importance of a shared SEO policy and practices across a publication and why...
23 min
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#341 Use a little Shoeleather to find freelancers
Freelance journalist Sarah Baird joins producer Michael O'Connell to explain the impetus behind Shoeleather, a database of journalists who live outside of major media hubs, and how the inspiration came in part from covering a wrestling...
23 min
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#340 Genre films continue to dominate box offic...
On this week's It's All Journalism podcast, producer Michael O'Connell welcomes WTOP entertainment editor Jason Fraley back to the podcast to discuss his Top 10 movies of 2018. They talk about some of the recent trends in the...
56 min
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#339 Rebuilding trust by peeling back the curta...
Joy Mayer and Lynn Walsh of Trusting News join It's All Journalism Producer Michael O'Connell to explore why people don't trust the news anymore, why journalists should care deeply about it and how newsrooms and reporters alike...
32 min
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2018 Year in Review
On this week's podcast, Producers Nicole Ogrysko, Amber Healy, Amelia Brust and Michael O'Connell discuss their favorite podcast episodes of 2018 and what topics they'd like to cover in the new year. They also count down the...
26 min
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#337 Facebook shakes up how media pros interact...
On this week's It's All Journalism podcast, producer Michael O'Connell talks to Jayna Wilcox, senior digital sales strategist for 2060 Digital, about how newsrooms and their marketing departments can improve their audience engagement...
22 min
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#336 Data Viz Today follows audio path to visua...
Alli Torban , a data visualization designer and host of the Data Viz Today podcast, joins producer Michael O'Connell to explain how her love of maps changed her career and why podcasts made more sense than YouTube for exploring a very...
29 min
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#335 It's time to design newsrooms people want ...
On this week's It's All Journalism podcast, Producer Michael O'Connell talks to Dana Coester, a professor at the Reed College of Media at West Virginia University, who recently published a study for the American Press Institute...
35 min
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#334 The Correspondent wants to unbreak the new...
Rob Wijnberg, a founding co-editor of The Correspondent, explains to producer Michael O'Connell how a crowdfunded news outlet that cares more about diving deep than following the headlines is preparing to take on the United States after...
12 min