journalism http://mtpr.org en Pulitzer prize-winning reporter says newspapers may be dying, but journalism is not http://mtpr.org/post/pulitzer-prize-winning-reporter-says-newspapers-may-be-dying-journalism-not <p>Bryan Gruley is an award-winning mystery writer and a Pulitzer prize-winning reporter - and he's delivering the annual Jeff Cole memorial lecture at the University of Montana this evening. Gruley is now a feature reporter for Bloomberg News, after working many years for the Wall Street Journal. He was part of a team of Journal reporters who won the Pulitzer for their coverage of the 9/11 attacks.</p><p></p><p>In this feature interview, Gruley talks with News Director Sally Mauk about the enormous changes in the journalism profession - and about the challenges of covering 9/11.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:35:12 +0000 Sally Mauk 16631 at http://mtpr.org Pulitzer prize-winning reporter says newspapers may be dying, but journalism is not Truth vs. Truthiness: our declining news literacy http://mtpr.org/post/truth-vs-truthiness-our-declining-news-literacy <p>With more information than ever before at our fingertips, you would think the American consumer's news literacy - or knowledge of current events - had never been higher. The fact is, that literacy is slipping dramatically.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;University of Montana Radio-Television Professor Ray Fanning teaches a class on news literacy.</p><p></p><p>In this feature interview, he talks with News Director Sally Mauk about how to become a smarter news consumer - and about why our news literacy is declining.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 21:41:39 +0000 Sally Mauk 11877 at http://mtpr.org Truth vs. Truthiness: our declining news literacy “Montana” is a mystery (novel) http://mtpr.org/post/montana-mystery-novel <p>For over 30 years, Gwen Florio covered the news - everything from war in Afghanistan to crime in Missoula - as a print reporter. The recent release of her mystery novel, "Montana", marks the debut of her new career as a full-time author.</p><p></p><p>In this feature interview, Florio talks with News Director Sally Mauk about the new novel - and how she came to write a mystery.</p><p></p><p></p><p><br />&nbsp;</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 17:34:30 +0000 Sally Mauk 10469 at http://mtpr.org “Montana” is a mystery (novel)