Shop Talk

Shop Talk
2:20 am
Tue April 3, 2007

Shop Talk

April 3, 2007 – The panelists discuss the ways candidates try to circumvent reporters and the public in order to avoid the hard questions and control the message.

Shop Talk
4:13 am
Tue March 27, 2007

Shop Talk

March 27, 2007 – The topic is a pair of apparent violations of the Open Meetings Act by local governments in McDonough County. The incidents happened within the past couple weeks.

Shop Talk
1:49 am
Tue March 20, 2007

Shop Talk

March 20, 2007 – The topic is the pending sale of the Peoria Journal Star and eight other Illinois newspapers to the company that already owns daily newspapers in Macomb, Monmouth, Canton, and a number of other Illinois towns and also owns papers in 17 other states.

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Shop Talk
11:46 am
Tue March 13, 2007

Shop Talk

March 13, 2007 – The panelists weigh the pros and cons of public relations specialists (or spin doctors as they're sometimes called).

Shop Talk
3:54 am
Tue March 6, 2007

Shop Talk

March 6, 2007 – The topic is Illinois Senate Bill 0729, which is known as the College Campus Press Act. It would offer student journalists protection from school administration interference at state-sponsored institutions of higher education.

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