Are you interested in a college internship at CBS News? This is an educational program designed for college students who are juniors or above and are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or production. Each student is selected and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.Where can I intern?New York, Washington D.C., Los AngelesDo I get to choose my department?You choose the city; department placement is at the sole discretion of the Director.What are the duties?Assignments are different each day and vary in each department. Interns can expect the following: • Learn fundamental news-gathering skills Follow us on Twitter @CBSNewsInternsWhat are the requirements?Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible; however, due to the limited number of positions, preference is given to those who are entering their senior year. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred; other majors will be considered. Participants … [Read more...] about CBS News Internship Program
The CBS News Associates Program is an entry-level program designed for recent college graduates. CBS News is seeking candidates for the News Associates Program, a 15-month, highly competitive program where individuals rotate among a variety of broadcasts and departments including 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, CBS Sunday Morning, CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, Newspath and the National Desk. This entry-level program is designed to identify outstanding aspiring journalists who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and broadcasting and can bring a fresh and diverse insight to the areas of news production and news coverage. This program is not designed for people who wish to be on-air.Primary responsibilities include conducting research, fact-checking, transcribing footage, running script, assisting on shoots, monitoring breaking news, pitching stories, attending planning and creative meetings and sourcing images and footage. Applicants are interviewed and … [Read more...] about CBS News Associates Program
The BBC is recognised by audiences in the UK and around the world as a provider of news that you can trust. Our website, like our TV and radio services, strives for journalism that is accurate, impartial, independent and fair.Our editorial values say: "The trust that our audience has in all our content underpins everything that we do. We are independent, impartial and honest. We are committed to achieving the highest standards of accuracy and impartiality and strive to avoid knowingly or materially misleading our audiences."Our commitment to impartiality is at the heart of that relationship of trust. In all our output we will treat every subject with an impartiality that reflects the full range of views. We will consider all the relevant facts fairly and with an open mind."Research shows that, compared to other broadcasters, newspapers and online sites, the BBC is seen as by far the most trusted and impartial news provider in the UK.Even so, we know that identifying credible journalism … [Read more...] about Learn how the BBC is working to strengthen trust and transparency in online news
Once again, Coptic Christians faced bloody bodies in the sands of Egypt, as terrorists killed seven pilgrims who had just prayed at the Monastery of St. Samuel. No one was surprised when the Islamic State took credit for that November attack south of Cairo. After all, 28 pilgrims were massacred near the same spot in 2017. In Syria, Orthodox believers marked the fifth anniversary of the kidnapping of Metropolitan Paul Yazigi of the Antiochian Orthodox Church and Metropolitan Yohanna Ibrahim of the Syriac Orthodox Church, who were trying to negotiate the release of priests seized weeks earlier. Today, their followers know less about the identity of the attackers than they did in 2013. In the Nineveh plains of Iraq, Christians slowly returned to communities in which their ancestors had worshiped since the first century after Christ. Zero Christians remained in Mosul after the Islamic State group demanded that they convert to Islam or pay the jizya head tax, while living with brutal … [Read more...] about Is persecution of Christians in Middle East old news?
Nearly 100 years ago, the golden age of radio began. The new technology spread and soon the nation was thrilling to "Fibber McGee and Molly," "Little Orphan Annie," and "Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy." Today, audio storytelling is again one of the hottest media, this time in the form of podcasts. Podcasts have been around for several years. BBC journalist Ben Hammersley coined the phrase in 2004 when he found the story he was writing was short so he padded it by suggesting an amalgamation of the words “iPod” and “broadcast.” Medium exploding Today iPods are almost a thing of the past. But podcasts are bigger than ever. Nearly half of all Americans have heard a podcast, and more than a quarter listen at least once a month. Analysts say the industry has entered a “virtuous cycle,” where the audience is growing, attracting advertisers, which encourages productions, which draws more audience. Podcast … [Read more...] about News Sentinel launches first true-crime podcast, on Raynella Dossett Leath case