10 Famous Film-making Effects to Steal for your Next Movie

Technological advancements have led film audiences to expect a lot out of big-screen cinema. As a result, an impressive range of special effects has arisen since the days of classic movies like Citizen Kane. Sometimes, graphics have changed noticeably even between installments of the same film franchise: just look at Transformers 2007 and then take […]
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How the Media Has Got Female Sports Broadcasters All Wrong

When we speak of professional sports, we’re almost always talking about men’s sports. While the top female athletes certainly deserve our attention, the big money is still in men’s sports. That’s why most broadcasters gravitate to that side of the gender divide. In the not-so-distant past, female sports broadcasters were not commonly seen on the […]
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Our Predictions on What Broadcasting Will Become in the Next Five Years

At Media Schools, we believe that the next five years for broadcasters will see the further blending of communication services by traditional networks, internet upstarts, and information technology giants. This trend has been the undercurrent—and occasionally the rip tide—powering (and often disrupting) the communications world over the past five years, and it will only accelerate. […]
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What Wikipedia Won’t Tell You about Working in Media Marketing

Media marketing is a field unlike any other. It combines the research and ground work of journalism with the high stakes pressure of a live audience. Some people fall in love with the rush of hunting down a story and bringing it to an audience in a way that makes an impact and reaches into […]
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Our Favorite Media Bloopers of All Time

Mistakes happen to everyone, but when you work in the media, mishaps are magnified and can then be seen by millions of people if video goes viral. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite media bloopers. Today’s challenge for anyone enrolled in one of the nation’s best broadcast journalism programs: try to match […]
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Independent Media Outlets You Should Know

These days it seems as though many people are focusing on local or national news outlets without really thinking beyond their rhetoric to look at their biases. Perhaps, we should all think more broadly, and look to achieve a well-rounded worldview by exploring independent media outlets. Here are a few independent media outlets you should […]
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How Your Social Media Life Can Help or Hurt your Career

Social media is absolutely everywhere these days. From high school kids looking for internships to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, everybody under the sun is using it. People in the entertainment or news business, whether they work behind the camera or microphone or out in front, are among the most-followed on the internet. That means […]
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Media Blogs You Should Follow Now

If you are looking for some new social media blogs to follow, there are literally thousands to choose from online. But, you’ve only got so much time, so you can’t read them all. Your time is important, so focus on blogs that give you the most bang for your (hypothetical) buck. Blogs that offer high […]
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How the Apps on Your Phone Can Help Curate Great News Stories

In today’s digital world, news is available at your fingertips. You can turn to the web for news updates, to Twitter, to Facebook, or to your phone. In today’s world, we don’t just want to read the news. We want it really delivered to us, not just tossed into our driveways like a newspaper. We want […]
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Seven Personality Traits that Make You Great for TV Broadcasting

TV Broadcasting is one of the most exciting fields to work in and if you’re one of many people who’ve always wanted to be on television regularly, our media schools can give you the education you need to get started. You may be wondering if you’re truly cut out for the profession. It’s one thing […]
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