by IIJ Ambassador, Assistant Professor, & Director of IIJ
The Institute for International Journalism and the College of Communication in conjunction with The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has organized yet another campus visit by independent filmmaker and roving journalist, Steve Sapienza. Steve will be here from Tuesday October 27 to Thursday October 29, 2009.
He will share his experiences in reporting international crises. He will give lectures on Tuesday and Wednesday, which will provide Ohio University students with fresh information on global issues such as water crisis and the climate change in countries he has covered.
October 27, 2009 | comments (0)
by Robert Stewart, Director; Professor
One of the great opportunities presented to journalism freshmen at Ohio University is the chance to get involved. Right away.
In the following story, JFreshmen Newsroom reporters Heather Bartman and Sienna Tomko talk with freshmen journalism student Lauren Martinez, who explains how her out-of-the-classroom experiences influence her sequence choice.
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October 23, 2009 | comments (0)
by Michael Sweeney, Professor; Associate Director for Graduate Studies
From the The Huffington Post comes word that editors are using instant feedback from Web readers to write better headlines.
The story says writers post two versions of headlines on the same story. Some readers get one; some get the other. Within five minutes — an eternity in Web journalism — each headline gets enough hits to see which one triggers the most hits.