All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Reporters’

News Crew Attack: Woman Charged With Assaulting Reporter

Earlier this week, a reporter and cameraman for Providence, Rhode Island’s ABC 6 news station were attacked by a woman while attempting to question her. The woman’s daughter was shot during a recent graduation party, and the suspect in the shooting had just been caught. When asked how she felt about it, the woman threw a rock at the cameraman, …

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News Crew Attacked by Upset Parent in Rhode Island

A Rhode Island news reporter was attacked this week while reporting on a recent shooting. Abbey Niezgoda, a reporter for Providence’s ABC 6, reported this week that she was questioning the mother of a girl who was shot at a weekend graduation party when the attack occurred. When asked how she felt about he daughter’s shooter being caught, the woman, …

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Scarface Actor Dies; Mario Machado Was 78

Mario Machado, a Los Angeles TV reporter famous for portraying reporters in movies, has died at the age of 78. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Machado died at a convalescent facility in the West Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles. His daughter stated that he had died from complications of pneumonia, and that he had been suffering from Parkinson’s …

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Julie Tristan Tries To Kill Local Reporting For Good

The local news fluff piece has long been a staple of local news programming across the land. Whether its on-the-spot coverage of a new mascot for the local fire department, or the opening of the new Shoney’s by the WalMart Supercenter, most local news stories are as fulfilling as cotton candy. With that in mind, it would be hard to …

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How Blogs Influence The Media

Blogs have an impact not only on the speed and availability of the news, but also shape the tone and editorial direction of reporting a survey of U.S. journalists by Brodeur finds.

Blogs are a regular source for journalists with more than three quarters viewing blogs as helpful in giving them story ideas, story angles and insight into the tone of an issue. Almost 70 percent of all reporters check a blog list on a regular basis. Twenty percent said they spend more than an hour per day reading blogs. Fifty-seven percent said they read blogs two to three times a week.

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