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Knowing News – A conversation with Barbara Lyon

Hosts Chuck Backus and Ted Stark talk with Barbara Lyon, editor of the Dunn County News. We interview Barbara about her long career in journalism and the important job of running the newspaper of record for Dunn County and Menomonie and we get a scoop on her...

Jan Larson and the Principles of Journalism a Discussion

In case you missed it check out the video below.  Our first in a series of programs called Knowing News, to help us all become more informed consumers of the news.  Jan Larson, Professor of Journalism at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, introduces the principles of...

Knowing News – Journalist Panel

Part II of our Knowing News program is a panel of western Wisconsin journalists discussing what it is like to work in today’s newsroom on October 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the UW Stout Student Center Ballroom A.  The Knowing News project, partially funded by a grant...

Knowing News – Community Read

Our Knowing News programming includes a community read of The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect.  Copies are now available for check-out.  Start reading the book now OR just come to the introduction by UW Eau Claire...

Knowing News

The Knowing News programming we have coming in October is the result of a grant from the Wisconsin Center for the Book and the Wisconsin Humanities Council.  The goal of the programming is to make people aware of the importance of journalism to a thriving democracy...