University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Studio One features Pulitzer Prize winners and an online newspaper editor

Many look to police to protect and serve. Two women found out what happens when law enforcement is tainted. Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman, journalists for the Philadelphia Daily News, investigated suspicious search warrants and drug busts. What the women found was scandalous. Officers were committing sexual crimes, tampering with surveillance cameras and filing fake warrants. Find out how their persistent journalistic efforts led to justice and a Pulitzer Prize on this week’s show.

Also, changes in technology are impacting the look of the traditional newspaper. Most papers have moved to an online format. “This isn’t saying that people are just not reading the news anymore. While some people may not be reading the newspaper, they are going to the Internet for their news,” says Mike Brue, Grand Forks Herald online editor. Tune into the next edition of Studio One to find out how moving online can provide a new direction for local newspapers.

Studio One is an award-winning news and information program produced at the Television Center. The program airs live on UND Channel 3 on Thursdays at 5 p.m. Re-broadcasts can be seen at 7 a.m., noon, 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. daily and on Saturdays at 10 a.m. Prairie Public Television airs Studio One on Saturday at 6 a.m. The program also can be seen by viewers in Bismarck-Mandan, Dickinson, Fargo, Jamestown, Minot and Ray, N.D.; Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minn.; Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo.; Winnipeg and Brandon, Manitoba; and online at

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