Monday, August 8, 2022

Uncloak the “Experts”

Column by Lisa Graves News outlets rely on sources of authority to back up their leads and to convey the opinions of “experts” about events...
Mark Boatman, ADA Anniversary

ADA Anniversary: How it changed the media landscape

Story by Mark Boatman, photos by Gracie Ryan It Would Be a stretch to say that, over the past 25 years, the Americans with Disabilities...

Smartphones Trump Free Rural TV

Story by Corin Cates-Carney, photo illustration by Kristin Kirkland Smartphone Reception in Montana is slated to improve, but in exchange, some people in small rural...

I, Journalist

Few narrative devices are as contentious in journalism as the first-person point of view. First-time storytellers in particular pine to use it, only to be...
No Fly Zone by Erik Peterson

No Fly Zone: Drones in Yellowstone

Story and photos by Erik Petersen The footage is striking. Tiny dots of red, yellow, and green kayaks floating down the White Salmon River in...

Dairy Blackout

Story by Kelly Conde  A story about cow hooves was all Mychel Matthews was after. Reporting for the Times-News out of Twin Falls, Idaho, she...
A picture of photographer, Tom Robertson, taking pictures of bicyclists.

Digital to Darkroom: Why Some Photographers Are Going Back To Film

Story and photos by Elliott Natz Pulling out his camera, Tom Robertson prepared for the next biker to come around the corner. He only had...

Transients of the Digital Age

Story by Bjorn Bergeson, photos by Elliott Natz. Sanjay Talwani packs a video camera and a tripod into the back of his company SUV, pulls out...

Under a Closer Scope

Story by Jacob Baynham, photos by Bess Brownlee On the main street of Stevensville, shouldered between an antique shop and a fabric store, stands a...

Ron’s Reasons: An Illustrated Web Critique

Commentary by Ron Reason When the Great Falls Tribune redesigned its website, it sought to offer more choice to more readers and gain more advertisers....

Standing Rock: Native journalists torn between passion and neutrality

Story by Jason Begay, photos by Olivia Vanni See more of MJR's Standing Rock Coverage with this interactive web documentary. Even if it weren’t for that...

Shooting Solo

Story by Michael Beall, photos by Sarah Chaput de Saintonge It took one editors’ meeting on the first day of Austin Green’s internship to make...