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The Gratified Graduate

This is my first post as a recent graduate of the Converged Communications Bachelor’s Degree program at Florida State College at Jacksonville! My last semester was spent immersed in the broadcasting concentration and I loved every minute of it. 175 more words

Favorite Projects

Video Production/Broadcast Journalism

Brother Howard and Mahlem (not sure about the spelling of that) came to class and talked about careers in this particular field.  It was quite intriguing, because I found myself being much more interested in this that I thought I was.   236 more words

Class Notes Summary

Journalism and The Web


With various forms of technology and social media platforms, news is not only constant, but easily accessible. Today, news organizations and journalists are faced with not only adapting to the demands of today’s market, but also maximizing their potential to target larger audiences. 463 more words

Hidden History

Almost every student at the University of Missouri knows where Ellis Library is. Whether you have class there or have stayed up to all hours of the night inside one of its study rooms, the large building dominates the center of campus. 151 more words

Gone are the Days...

In a competitive world, employers are not searching for someone who specializes in one area but for someone who can do it all. This is seen in music, sports, acting and much more. 362 more words


Tools for Backpack Journalist

Journalist: Tools of the trade

Journalism has become convergent, meaning that one journalist must be able to not only write effectively but become a “jack of all trades” or what is commonly referred to as a “backpack journalist” using audio, video, and Internet tools to tell stories. 1,163 more words

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The New "Mobile Journalist"

With the new advances in mobile technology, journalists are now able to do more and more without having to carry a heavy load of equipment. 226 more words

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