CoJMC in the National NewsThursday, August 7, 2014 - 7:00pm
National Public Radio published a July 22 report by Faiz Siddiqui and Andrew Dickinson, journalism students, about a 7-year-old Ethiopian boy with scoliosis.
Barney McCoy, journalism, and colleagues Trina Creighton, Bobby Calvan, and Michelle Hassler appeared in a July 22 NetNewsCheck story about University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s digital journalism programs. Editor & Publisher.com carried the story.
Matt Waite, journalism, was quoted in a July 3 Denver Post opinion piece calling for the Federal Aviation Administration regulations for commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. Waite, founder of University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Drone Journalism Lab, says regulations are needed to make drone usage safer. He was quoted July 6 in a widely carried Reuters article on why journalism outlets are interested in drones. He also discussed the regulatory issues raised by commercial drones in July 7 and 9 articles in the Seattle Times, the Huffington Post, McClatchy DC and others about a woman who reported a “peeping drone” in Portland, Ore. PBS.org quoted Waite in a July 16 piece on drones and journalism.
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