Archives for October 2017

Fall Conference is Oct. 14 – The story behind the stories…

  By Audrey Dutton Some of the best stories in journalism are the ones that make you wonder, "How'd they find out about that?" or "How'd they get that person to talk?" This year, the Press Club's Southwest Chapter brings you the story behind the stories, at the IPC’s annual fall professional development conference. You'll leave with tips for tackling sensitive topics, crafting a compelling narrative, dealing with "alternative news," rising to the occasion when a local story goes national -- and, of course, fact-finding … [Read more...]

The rule of law and the role of the judiciary

Making our courts coverage better The rule of law and the role of the judiciary By Betsy Russell Those who attended last year’s Idaho Press Club fall conference had the opportunity to hear from former University of Idaho College of Law dean, and former Idaho Court of Appeals judge, Don Burnett, on the media’s role in shaping accurate public perceptions of the courts and their role in our American system of justice – something that’s widely misunderstood in our society today. Now, we are working with Burnett, Attorneys … [Read more...]

MEDIA MOVES

 KBOI/KYUU TV Journalist Sarah Jacobsen has joined KBOI/KYUU, from sister station KLEW in Lewiston.  MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS Kara McMurray was hired as a newsroom assistant at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on Sept. 3. She previously worked as a reporter/photographer/editor at the Whitman County Gazette in Colfax, Wash. She is a 2014 graduate of the Murrow College of Communications at Washington State University and is studying online for a master's in communication management from USC-Annenberg. Taylor Nadauld has left the … [Read more...]