Season 7

It's All Journalism episodes published in 2019.

IAJ’s Top 10 Episodes of 2019

Every December, we take a look back at the top 10 episodes of the year and try to glean something of value from the examination. It’s not just for...


389. Learning from, and protecting, young journalists around the world

Independent journalist Jennifer Karchmer joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss the importance of international travel for reporters and the New Voices initiative, which works to ensure student journalists are...


388. Who wants to own their own newspaper? NewStart’s here to help

What happens when a newspaper owner is ready to retire and there’s no one in line to take over?  “As I go around the country and talk to different...


387. Lead reporter in Sandusky case now investigating barriers in school data reporting

Why are some educators better than others at gathering and supplying data about their institutions or students to the press? Whose privacy is protected by barriers to school data...


5 Tips For Starting A New Podcast

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the...


386. NewsMatch, INN and good news for independent, investigative news

In the past few years, the attacks on journalism – and journalists – have increased. But so too have donations to independent, investigative news organizations, thanks in part to...


385. LA Times podcast unravels 15-year-old mystery in Room 20

A nameless man led Joanne Faryon on the journey of her life.  A reporter who’s worked in radio, TV and newspapers, Faryon heard about a man in California who...


Better News: Iconic southern newspaper undergoes digital-first transformation

The News Reporter of Whiteville, North Carolina is one of those iconic southern newspapers. Founded in 1896, the paper has a long history of serving rural Columbus County, including...


384. Memes, manifestos and 4chan — making sense of a toxic online culture

Dale Beran first heard about 4chan around 2005, when he began seeing referrals from the website to a first-generation web comic he was working on. Later, he encountered some...


383. Public good vs private enterprise: sustainability in local news

Should readers pay for local news as a private enterprise or should local news be subsidized with government funding? News sustainability experts pondered this question Monday during a policy...


382. Diverse newsrooms can act as fact-checking resources

It’s not all high-profile meetings and running through airports for reporters who work internationally. They need on-the-ground help to find a place to stay, a reliable translator if they...


381. Journalism, anxiety and video therapy

It’s not exactly a chicken-and-egg question, but it’s one Anna Mortimer has thought about quite a bit.  Does working in journalism cause anxiety, or do people who have higher-than-average...


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