Several weeks ago, WORT news producer Jonah Chester spoke with Doug McLeod, a Professor in the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communications, about guidelines for how reporters can ethically cover the protests–and how listeners, readers and viewers can be better news consumers. Here’s that interview from June 20th.
One of the most consistent scenes at Madison’s protests has been a line of reporters and TV Crews assembled on the periphery of protests. But, not all coverage is good coverage. Some news reports can frame protests in the wrong light, and can shine an unwarranted negative spotlight on demonstrators. Doug McLeod is a Professor […]