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It's All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Producers Michael O'Connell and Nicole Ogrysko interview working journalists about how they do their jobs. They also discuss the latest trends in journalism and how they impact our democratic society.

It's All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Producers Michael O'Connell and Nicole Ogrysko interview working journalists 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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United States

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It's All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Producers Michael O'Connell and Nicole Ogrysko interview working journalists 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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English

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571-294-4605


Episodes

#340 Genre films continue to dominate box office in 2018

1/17/2019
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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 the film industry and which movies the public came out in droves to see. ?

Duration:00:56:18

#339 Rebuilding trust by peeling back the curtain in newsrooms

1/10/2019
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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 can take simple steps to demystify the news process.

Duration:00:32:00

#338 How to bring diversity to your sports desk

1/3/2019
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Greg Lee, managing editor for The Athletic's Washington, D.C. edition, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss how a lifelong love of sports and a dedication to diversity led him to fulfilling a dream he didn't even know was a possibility.

Duration:00:34:17

2018 Year in Review

12/26/2018
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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 most popular episodes of 2018.

Duration:00:26:49

#337 Facebook shakes up how media pros interact with their audience

12/20/2018
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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 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Duration:00:22:41

#336 Data Viz Today follows audio path to visual subject

12/13/2018
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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 visual concept.

Duration:00:29:44

#335 It's time to design newsrooms people want to work in

12/6/2018
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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 about how some publications are redesigning their newsrooms to make them more collaborative and positive work spaces.

Duration:00:35:43

#334 The Correspondent wants to unbreak the news in the US

11/29/2018
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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 five years of success in Europe.

Duration:00:12:26

#333 Whose truth are journalists telling and why does it matter?

11/22/2018
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Journalists are dedicated to telling the truth, but whose? Stephanie Lepp, an independent artist and host of the Reckonings podcast, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss the difference between telling the truth and telling a broader, varied truth and why one truth won't cover the whole story.

Duration:00:31:07

#332 How well are journalists really listening to their audience?

11/15/2018
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It's the age-old question: We listen, but how well do we hear? Cole Goins, a journalist, facilitator and media consultant with the American Press Institute, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss how expanding and deepening listening practices can help journalists build trust and improve their coverage in communities that are questioning the processes reporters use to tell their stories.

Duration:00:28:38

#331 Investigating abuse by priests in the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

11/8/2018
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Charlie Specht, an investigative reporter with WKBW in Buffalo, joins producers Michael O’Connell and Amelia Brust to discuss his months-long work investigating accusations of sexual abuse of children and young men by priests in the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.

Duration:00:26:10

#330 Lawsuit against Trump aims to counter assault on free press

10/31/2018
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On this week's It's All Journalism podcast, host Michael O'Connell talks to Kristy Parker, legal counsel for the Protect Democracy Project, about the lawsuit her organization, PEN America and the Yale School Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic recently filed against President Donald Trump. They discuss why the three organizations think the president's actions are not just out of the norm, but violations of the First Amendment.

Duration:00:25:43

#329— Looking back at the subprime mortgage crisis, 10 years later

10/24/2018
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Hard to believe it's been 10 years since the housing bubble burst, sending the stock market into a tailspin. Lisa Rowan, a senior writer and on-air analyst with The Penny Hoarder, and Alex Mahadevan, a data journalist at The Penny Hoarder, discuss their publication's major project The American Nightmare: 10 Years Later with producer Michael O'Connell, detailing how readers were willing to open up about a dark time in their lives and what they've found has changed in the years following.

Duration:00:32:07

#328 Unraveling metrics, subscription models to identify reader revenue

10/17/2018
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Gwen Vargo, director of reader revenue with the American Press Institute, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss the finer points of how to get readers to first click on the articles reporters spend so much time creating, and then to take it a step further and get them to subscribe.

Duration:00:31:41

#327 Black Dance Magazine aims for January relaunch

10/10/2018
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On this week's It's All Journalism, Producer Michael O'Connell talks to publisher Norma Porter about the relaunch of Black Dance Magazine, which tells the stories of dancers of color. Porter is running a GoFundMe fundraiser for the magazine, which will relaunch in January.

Duration:00:41:23

#326 — Give women a voice and the world listens

10/3/2018
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Xanthe Scharff, co-founder and executive director of the Fuller Project for International Reporting, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss her belief that writing every day and sharing stories can help change lives for girls and women around the world.

Duration:00:34:46

#325 — Wounded Muse author follows career path through China

9/26/2018
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Robert Delaney, the U.S. bureau chief for the South China Morning Post, tells producer Michael O'Connell about his unusual career path, from kung fu student to futures reporter covering the market in China. He also talks about writing his first novel, The Wounded Muse, which will be released in October.

Duration:00:26:49

#324 — Lynching, racism and seizing a moment to atone for a paper's past sins

9/19/2018
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It's All Journalism producers Michael O'Connell and Amelia Brust talk to Bro Krift and Brian Lyman of the Montgomery Advertiser. Inspired by the opening of The National Memorial for Peace and Justice earlier this year, the newspaper examined its role in perpetuating racism and racial segregation during the Jim Crow era.

Duration:00:28:21

#323 — Can nonprofit newsrooms improve local coverage?

9/12/2018
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Magda Konieczna, an assistant professor at Temple University's Klein College of Media and Communications, joins Michael O'Connell to discuss the importance of journalism to democracy and how nonprofit models could help fill the gaps in local news coverage left by diminishing newsrooms.

Duration:00:26:36

#322 — Syrian child brides: Pursuing a story that needed telling

9/5/2018
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Lisa Khoury, a freelance reporter/producer based in Buffalo, joined producer Michael O'Connell to recount her decision to move to Lebanon for eight months in search of an investigative story, the saga of Syrian child brides and the struggle to get their story published.

Duration:00:44:13