Professional Journalists give ethical advice to students at Ethics in Media Symposium

On Wednesday April 17 at 2:30 P.M., the Southeastern Arts & Lectures Committee and the Southeastern Dept. of Languages and Communication held, “Ethics in the Media: A Symposium”.  Three Southeastern Alumni, Danny Heitman of The Advocate, Paul Purpura of The Time Picayune/NOLA.com, and Stacey Plaisance Jenkins of Associated Press, gave advice on maintaining ethics in
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The Advocate builds presence in New Orleans

The Advocate’s debut as a daily paper in New Orleans has raised concerns about whether or not it will serve as an effective replacement for dedicated Times-Picayune readers.  New Orleans is a city that has always been known for its tradition, and the Times-Picayune was a reflection of that, until Oct. 1 when it was
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Click-driven media may effect Nola.com coverage

Now that the Times Picayune is focusing on a larger online presence, one has to wonder if its media coverage will be driven by the number of clicks a news story may receive. Sarah Carr, a former reporter for the Times Picayune, said, “If clicks drove coverage at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans —a more realistic prospect
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The Advocate daily newspaper moving into New Orleans market

After 175 years the Times-Picayune announced in May that it would be scaling back its daily print publication to three days a week.  Their plan for the future is to be focused on the digital side of news. With this move to three days a week, New Orleans will be the largest city in the
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The Advocate sees opportunity in New Orleans area

Baton Rouge, LA – Due to The Times-Picayune moving to a 3 day a week newspaper, Baton Rouge newspaper The Advocate is moving into the New Orleans area.  The Advocate will give the New Orleans area a localized, 7 days a week newspaper and will begin delivering the New Orleans edition on Oct. 1. Carl Redman,
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Printed edition of newspapers still in demand for locals

Locals still feel the printed paper is relevant in this age of technology after The Times-Picayune made the decision to move its production to three days-a-week. Robert McClendon, an occasional reader, believes the printed newspapers are still relevant. “I think that a town the size of New Orleans should have a daily newspaper,” he said. “It’s a
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