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Teaching Journalism/New Media at TU

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Welcome to Spring Semester 2017!

Lone Tree in SnowWelcome back to campus! This WordPress site is the hub of all my journalism/new media classes. If you look at the menu bar, you should see your course listed. Make sure you check out this site every day before class. I’ll place announcements/things you ought to know, etc. here.

Scholarship Opportunity–apply by Monday, May 2

reporterThe Chesapeake Broadcasters Association is offering a $3000 scholarship for sophomores, juniors and seniors who are attending colleges in Maryland and D.C. Details and rules can be found at www.capba.org. The application deadline is May 2, 2016.

No More Excuses!

keysCollege Media Matters has come up with a crowd sourced  “1 Million Story Ideas”. Trying to brainstorm ideas for a feature story due next week? Look here for inspiration. Take that story idea that catches your eye and make it your own.

To publish or not to publish

nytimes_logo_may10This NY Times editorial ties in with our discussion last week about whether the media should give people who commit horrendous crimes the attention that they are seeking. It delves into the decision making process behind publishing Elliot Rodger’s YouTube rant and manifesto. http://nyti.ms/1nQhNWy

Using Storify to Cover the News

 

PR Networking Fair

On behalf of the PR Group:

We personally invite you and your students to the Towson University Public Relations Group’s Annual Networking Fair next Wednesday, April 16th, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm in the Chesapeake rooms on the third floor of the Union. The event will commence with an expo style networking fair where over 20 vendors in the Integrated Communications field will be looking to speak to our students at Towson about employment opportunities.  2:00pm-3:00pm, we will have a panel discussion with three representatives from Girls’ Life Magazine, IMRE, and Ron Brown & Associates to speak about their professional experiences. This will be followed by a Q&A for students. Refreshments will be provided. We hope you can join us for this great event!

DC Job Fair

Screen Shot 2014-04-08 at 12.28.31 PMIf you’re graduating in May or just looking for a summer internship, this job fair could prove valuable to you. It is THIS Saturday, April 12 at Georgetown University. Cost is $10 per person.

Baltimore crime reporter to speak on campus

janisBaltimore journalist and author Stephen Janis will discuss crime reporting and telling compelling stories Wednesday, Feb. 19 in Cook Library. The event will be in Cook Library room 507 from 12:30 to 2:00. Learn more.

 

Welcome to spring semester 2014!

IMG_4805Welcome back to campus! This WordPress site is the hub of all my journalism/new media classes. If you look at the menu bar, you should see your course listed. Make sure you check out this site every day before class. I’ll place announcements/things you ought to know, etc. here.

Welcome to the fall 2013 semester!

 

Welcome back to campus! This WordPress site is the hub of all my journalism/new media classes. If you look at the menu bar, you should see your course listed. Make sure you check out this site every day before class. I’ll place announcements/things you ought to know, etc. here.

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