McCormick Tribune Foundation Blogs Journalism Threats

By: E&P Staff The changing field of journalism seems to demand the same amount of coverage as the actual news, and the Journalism Program at McCormick Tribune Company recently joined the beat.

Clark Bell, Mark Hallett, Sara Melillo and Aaron Smith of the Foundation recently launched the McCormick Media Matters blog which follows the "daunting threats and economic woes facing journalism" while lauding innovations in the business. Recent posts highlighted Mexican reporter Lydia Cacho, who was named one of the 2007 Courage in Journalism Award Winners by the International Women's Media Foundation as well as a think-piece about whether newspapers are giving too much content away for free on the web.

The blog encourages links and tips from readers.

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