Highlights of Steve Buttry's journalism career.
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My next adventure will be at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication as the first Lamar Visiting Scholar. Very pleased and excited: stevebuttry.wordp...
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My next adventure: teaching at LSU
My 2002 interview with Mikhail Gorbachev, photo by Kent Sievers: stevebuttry.wordp...
My 2002 interview with Mikhail Gorbachev
Thanks to Kent Sievers for sending me the 2002 photos of my interview with Mikhail Gorbachev. I add some memories of the interview and the stories I wrote (thanks to World-Herald) librarian Jeanne Hauser for sending those: stevebuttry.wordp...
My 2002 interview with Mikhail Gorbachev
Thunderdome has enough people now to fill a newsroom: wp.me/poqp6-2oJ
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In October 2010, Doug Newsom (a former professor of mine) and I were inducted into the Schieffer School of Journalism's Hall of Excellence at TCU. My acceptance speech: www.schiefferscho...
Schieffer Schools, Journalism Hall, October 2010, Accepted Speech, Doug Newsom
A 2007 workshop for the Utah Press Association brought me close enough for a side trip to Bryce Canyon. I used this photo for my blog header for a while, still use it on About.me. I used the tectonic upheaval that created Bryce Canyon as a metaphor for disruption in the news business.
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How News Organizations Can Create a Mobile-First Strategy: http://bit.ly/1kNjLFN
Steve Buttry points out that Pinterest can be used to highlight archival content, such as The Salt Lake Tribune, which runs weekly photo galleries of historic photos, and shares them on Pinterest to 1,200+ followers...
Correction on AP photos: Newsrooms don’t have rights to post them on Facebook
Elevate your journalism career
Editor & Publisher named me Editor of the Year in February 2010 (by which time I was no longer an editor). stevebuttry.wordp...
During the Cedar Rapids flood, The Gazette's building lost power for a month. While we ran on backup generators, waiting for a larger generator, I wrote my Sunday column in the dark.
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As an editor for the Des Moines Register in 1983, I created the Iowa Caucus Game, a board game that became popular with reporters and candidates.
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The Iowa Caucus Board Game (courtesy of the Atlantic)
Picture of the Day: The Iowa Caucus Board Game
A historic flood, beyond the 500-year flood level, inundated Cedar Rapids on my third day as editor. My staff excelled in coverage, including this double-truck front page, winning lots of awards, including the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Deadline Reporting.
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Epic Surge: Eastern Iowa's Unstoppable Flood of 2008 - The Cedar Rapids Gazette
2008 flood in Cedar Rapids Iowa
A historic flood, beyond the 500-year flood level, inundated Cedar Rapids.
One of the best stories of my career was the story of the lives of the four people in this Pulitzer Prize-winning photo by Earle "Buddy" Bunker: Bob and Dorothy Moore, their daughter Nancy and their nephew Michael Croxdale. www.scribd.com/...
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Soldiers homecoming, WWII
On Iowa caucus night in 1980, I was the primary editor on the Republican story. Here we call George H.W. Bush the winner on deadline, with, from left, Dan Petersen, Paul Leavitt, Merrill Perlman, Michael Gartner, Jim Gannon, Jim Flansburg and Arnie Garson helping/watching. As an editor and reporter for four different newspapers, I have covered seven Iowa caucus campaigns: stevebuttry.wordp...
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Journalists at the Des Moines Register and Tribune the night of the 1980 presidential caucuses. Seated are Steve Buttry and Jim Flansburg. Standing from left are Dan Pedersen, Paul Leavitt, Merrill Perlman, Michael Gartner, Jim Gannon and Arnie Garson.
Des Moines Register, first hitch
Interviewing Mikhail Gorbachev as a reporter for the Omaha World-Herald.
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In a Facebook group, a journalism professor this week asked a bunch of veteran journalists for help with a student who "is really struggling when he has to interview people in his intro to reportin...
Visiting the Prince Ahmed Institute for Applied Media Studies in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with my American Press Institute colleague Carol Ann Riordan.