Although some people view TV news anchors as just another pretty face reading the news off a teleprompter, they are real journalists. So if you want to be a news anchor, you’ll need the same skill set as any journalist–plus a few additional ones.
Interviewing people is both a science and an art.
I’m not going to lie—the news industry is in a huge transition. But there is also a case to be made that the industry is starting to reap the benefits of this disruption.
Basically, if there’s violence, conflict or death involved, it gets top billing. Nowhere is this more true than in television news, which coined the expression, “If it bleeds, it leads.”
They can try–but they will fail. And that’s not something to bemoan. It’s something to recognize and build on because total objectivity is a myth.
Simple: by maintaining journalistic integrity. But sometimes, that’s easier said than done.
Whether we realize it or not, we have all experienced cognitive dissonance. It is a universal human affliction that transcends culture, race, nationality, and religion. There is no cure, but there are things you can do to treat it.
Washington Examiner says she did; Conway says she didn’t. Who’s right? Strap on your news literacy tools–it’s time to examine the evidence.
The short answer is: It depends.
NewsGuard is basically a nutrition label for news on the internet.