journalists

7:27am

Mon October 22, 2012
Opinion

Burriss on Media: Real Journalists

Dr. Larry Burriss
MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  Life used to be so much easier when “freedom of the press” just meant newspapers. Then came movies, radio, advertising and television, and things got a little confusing. The Internet added some more mystification. But blogs and bloggers? Well, now we’re talking a whole new level of bewilderment.

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6:55am

Mon February 6, 2012
A World Where Reporters Can Do Anything

Burriss on Media: Journalists & News Corp.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) --  For as long as I can remember I’ve had an idea for a science fiction story about journalists. In the story we live in a world where journalists can do anything they want in pursuit of a story: lie, cheat steal, even murder. Of course, all of their stories are truthful, complete and accurate, so I guess there is some kind of trade-off.

Now, I find my fantasy story may not be as far-fetched as I had perhaps imagined.

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