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Helloweeni Peeps!

The intriguing yet intricate field that journalism is, is unbelievably broad and should be practiced with an open mind.  Broad in the sense that it incorporates different passions.   466 more words

WJI — Day 10: Feeding the Beast

Dear Reader,

Well, I can’t NOT mention it.

We are staying in a hostel, and while 99.9 percent of all the people we’ve been involuntarily bunking with have been genial, well-mannered people, there’s always an exception. 430 more words


Tips You Will Benefit from When You Do a Google Search

By Fida Mikdashi

LAU Tribune staff

Photo via Facebook

Ever typed in a search word on Google and found over a million hits? Happens all the time, right? 814 more words

Finding Information: A Resource List

When the reporting gets tough, it’s nice to have a few fall back resources to make your reporting stronger.

At the Missouri School of Journalism, we have a class called Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR) that specializes in “the unique opportunities computers provide for analyzing information.” After I take that class, I feel like I will be able to compile any supporting data to a story. 163 more words


Journalism jobs! They do exist!

As we all know, newsrooms have been cutting their staffs to the bone for quite some time now. And every industry blog (think Jim Romenesko… 218 more words

Instructor Posts

May 2013

18-year-old Cristina LoBrutto said her dream was to work as a psychiatrist and help those who suffered from mental illnesses. She was working at the Pathmark in Old Bridge, N.J. 2,627 more words

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PPACA and Potential Affects on Future Physicians

ObamaCare or its actual name Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has shown it self to be the forefront of President Obama’s first term.  The purposed effects of the bill has made it so college aged individuals, adults form the ages of 18 to 26, are able to remain under their parents insurance coverage. 247 more words

Computer Assisted Reporting