Threats remain for reporters and others
The Department of Homeland Security issued a National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin on Monday, June 7. It said the country remains in a heightened threat environment and listed more than half-a-dozen possible targets, one of which is the media.
RTDNA shared some tips for reporters (and others) to protect themselves, including staying alert, observing warning signs, and having an exit plan.
Shop Talk is a weekly panel discussion about journalism issues. This week’s program featured Will Buss, who teaches in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University and advises the student editors at the Western Courier, the students at student radio station The Dog, and the WIU chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Rajvee Subramanian, who taught in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University; and TSPR News Director Rich Egger.