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Summer reading #1: 'Overload' by Bob Schieffer

In an age that’s plagued by a glut of constant information that includes an abundance of half-truths and outright lies, it’s more important than ever to teach everyday citizens to perform the gate-keeping roles that were originally assigned to journalists. 465 more words

Speak from the heart and you'll get your message heard

I have something to share. How I turned something unexpected into a fantastic experience. I was invited to speak at the Latino Media Summit in New York City over the weekend. 243 more words


Jazzed about journalism

Next week, I am stepping out of the journalism school at UNC-Chapel Hill and spending my days at the music department.

I am one of several instructors in the  178 more words

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Duties & Responsibilities of Journalists

Journalists educate the public about events and issues and how they affect their lives. They spend much of their time interviewing expert sources, searching public records and other sources for information, and sometimes visiting the scene where a crime or other newsworthy occurrence took place. 524 more words



By Christopher B. Daly

Journalism Professor,

Boston University

In its spring/summer issue for 2018, the Columbia Journalism Review ran an odd attack on, of all things, journalism education. 1,556 more words


Q&A with Sergio Tovar, social media specialist at Duke University

Sergio Tovar is social media specialist at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. He previously worked as a sportswriter and online producer at The Charlotte Observer. 676 more words

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Former BBC editor to become university’s director of journalism

A former managing editor of BBC News Online is set to become a university’s new director of journalism.

The University of Essex has appointed Tim Fenton to the role, which he will officially begin in September. 249 more words

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