AMP on the Radio
For the second time in 2015, Alabama Media Professionals participated in a radio discussion about media issues with BizTalk show host Roy Williams. In honor of Independence Day, when it aired on www.610wagg.com, the recorded program's topic was "Freedom of the Press History and How It Applies in Today's Electronic Age."
Wade Kwon, a communications consultant and Y'all Connect director, gave his perspective on whether a blogger could accurately be termed a "reporter" or "journalist" and whether bloggers should have the same access and legal protections that reporters have. AMP President Tina Tidmore told the history of Freedom of the Press and court cases that defined that freedom in the U.S.