Purging Cliches, Redundancies, and Euphemisms

Cliches sap the life out of a story just like a whiff of sewage can ruin a supper party. Unfortunately, broadcast, web and print news writing is soaked with cliches. We have a profusion of raging brushfires, heavy winds and tragic accidents.

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Keep Your Resume Reel Current

Becca Habegger is a multimedia journalist at WBIR in Knoxville Tennessee.

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7 Ways to Get a Great Interview

Shooting interviews for your next video project? Follow these tips to make your interviewees comfortable and get the best results.

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Michael Britt and Others Receive Ithaca Award

The Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College has honored four recipients of the 2016 S’Park Media Mentor Award.

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My Journey to the MMJ Life

Ever since I was old enough to know what a job was, I knew that I wanted to be on the news.

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Making the Decision

I grew up in a house where the news was always on.

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Looking back at J-school: what I learned (and didn’t learn)

Nearly four years ago, and ten years removed from college, I embarked on a project to help young journalists in ways I felt I had missed.

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The Breaking News Consumer's Handbook

The rampant misreporting that follows most events is so predictable that OTM has unintentionally developed a formula for covering them.

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