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The Making of a Rebel Journalist: To the wood shed after getting scooped

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“My office—now!”
The sports editor of the campus daily at Northern Illinois University knew he was in for it. The news that NIU was leaving the Mid-American Conference, was reported first by the Chicago Sun-Times—not The Northern Star. 262 more words


Q&A with Caroline McMillan Portillo of Bizwomen.com

Caroline McMillan Portillo is a reporter for the website Bizwomen.com. She previously worked at The Charlotte Observer in North Carolina. In this interview, conducted by email, Portillo discusses how reporting and editing work at Bizwomen.com, and how majoring in journalism prepared her for her career. 1,424 more words

Web Editing

Excellence in Journalism Day in September will be, well, excellent.

Happy summer!

S/o to Stefanie Frith for having the good sense to some work with us at El Camino starting in fall AND for sharing info on this great event. 397 more words

This Hospital Might Just Save Journalism

Everyone knows that journalism is in trouble. Newspapers are on life support and there are few occupations chancier than being a reporter. Not many media companies have figured out how to make money off the news and actually pay writers at the same time. 869 more words

The Media

My teaching philosophy

In my recent job hunt, a university (not LSU, where I’m now working) asked applicants for faculty jobs to submit a statement of teaching philosophy. 548 more words

Journalism Education

Making of a Rebel Journalist: Catch the drift

Source: “If the Forest Preserve Board awards this licensing contract to that company, a larger balance will appear in the board treasurer’s bank account, if you catch my drift.” 283 more words


Headline Headaches, "Old Fashioned" Journalism Spotlighted in Tuscaloosa News Mishap

An incorrect headline about the place where I work and a letter to the editor in today’s Tuscaloosa News raised some interesting points about journalism in the digital age where we post things online and often focus our training on preparing students mostly for content delivery in that online area. 604 more words

Journalism Education