April 5, 2022

In the Newsroom: Responsibility in reporting; weighing public harm vs public good

In the Newsroom: Responsibility in reporting; weighing public harm vs public good

Local News: Bird Flu in Payne County, not an April fools joke. It’s election day in Stillwater, will voters approve a $9 million bond for a new fire station?

Going deep: Beau and the newsroom discuss how local news can often be misused to amplify discussion around a topic and the responsibility journalists have to determine newsworthiness. National cause célèbre trickles down to concerned local parents when it comes to transgendered persons and bathroom policy at schools.

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Recorded April 1st, 2022

Episode permalink: https://www.studiostillwater.net/in-the-newsroom-ep40-responsibility-in-reporting

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Chris Peters

Studio Stillwater Co-creator, producer, editor/Stillwater News Press - News editor and page designer

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Beau Simmons

Managing Editor - Stillwater News Press

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Ashlynd Huffman

Reporter - Stillwater News Press

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Michelle Charles

Studio Stillwater Co-creator & producer/Stillwater News Press – City Editor