Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Eddie Weldon, a student in Professor Koslosky’s Journalism Workshop class. You can find this article, along with other election coverage at HuskiesVote2016.wordpress.com.
Kristie Byrum has worked as a public relations counselor, agency owner, and a corporate communications executive for more than 20 years. She currently teaches classes at Bloomsburg University and has a deep understanding about politics and the ethical and moral code of journalism and public relations.
In this interview we talk about the media’s role and responsibility in society and their performance in the 2016 presidential election run: