Weaver grilled the president about school funding, school violence, school lunches, bullies, basketball and how kids can improve the country. “Thanks for making my dream come true, Mr. President.” How cool is that?
Angela Grant at News Videographer has a cool post about video projects published on YouTube by a class of Texas State University journalism students taught by David Nolan. Most in the class had never used a video camera or worked with editing software.
The best way to learn journalism is by doing it. But some journalism books so deftly explain the nuts and bolts of the craft, they should be read by every student, and re-read every few years when those students become working journalists. Here are my top picks: “The Art and Craft of Feature Writing,” by … Read more
If you’re a journalism student, the best way to learn the craft is by doing it. But the next best way is to voraciously read the best of the best. Look at how the pros handle complex, difficult stories. How did they get the information? What approach did they take in presenting the story to … Read more