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Learning Blog: Week 14

It should come to no surprise to anyone in this class that the world can often be an unpleasant place. If everything was perfect, there would be no need for journalists. But everyday people are being killed, robbed, tortured, raped, … Continue reading

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PSA

Here is the PSA I made using Audacity.   https://soundcloud.com/smartinez707/psa    

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Job Shadow: Reporter Ashley Luthern

As soon as she walked out of the elevator and into the lobby to sign me in, I learned my first lesson of the day: not all reporters are old and gray. It was a really pleasant surprise to be … Continue reading

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Journalists use Twitter to whine about Olympics

Is the plumbing in Russia more newsworthy than the competing Olympic athletes or the politics of Putin? If you were on Twitter prior to the start of the games you may have thought so. When journalists started arriving in Sochi, … Continue reading

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