Monthly Archives: May 2012

Critique 8: CBS News tries using two videos in one article

CBS News features two different videos in a recent news article on their website. The article explores the idea of texting while driving with the new element of the sender of the text messages possibly being responsible as well. The … Continue reading

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OU’s campus safety threatened by rise in sex offenses

Ohio University has seen a significant jump in the number of forcible sex offenses reported. According to the Clery Report, 9 offenses were reported in both 2008 and 2009, but this figure rose to 15 in 2010. What is the … Continue reading

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Critique 7: Polls and Info-graphics

The headline of the article being critiqued this week is “Poll: Romney has slight edge over Obama.” After reading the headline viewers expect to see lots of numbers and statistics throughout the article. However, the idea of info-graphics sometimes escapes … Continue reading

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Critique 6: “60 Minutes” on the web

The show “60 Minutes” is one of the most popular broadcasts in the nation. However, there is more to it than you see on your television screen. The show’s website can be accessed through cbsnews.com and provides a new experience … Continue reading

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Korte brings experience to the classroom

Gregory Korte is an alumnus of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and currently works at USA Today as a journalist. He returned to Athens for a week and shared some of his knowledge with the industry’s … Continue reading

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The Science Café explores obesity

The Science Café Have you ever wondered about the origins of dinosaur fossils? Are you interested in ecology or environmental issues? The Science Café at Ohio University has provided students, faculty and community members with the opportunity to answer those … Continue reading

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Critique 5: CBS News on Facebook

Using a variety of words, pictures and video on a news website is important, but social media is becoming more and more crucial if news outlets want to attract a bigger audience. CBS News has its own Facebook page which … Continue reading

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