Category Archives: Journalism

Social media class offerings this fall semester

This fall semester, I will be offering two social media classes at VCU: MASC 496 – Mobile and Social Media Journalism and HONR 398 – Social Media Research. Advance registration starts on March 28. 

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Fall classes at VCU: Make a difference in the presidential election

I am offering two award-winning classes this fall semester that will focus on the presidential election. If you’re following the current primary election races, you probably have an idea how exciting the fall campaign is going to be. So, get … Continue reading

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ICFJ Workshop on Social Media Journalism

  The following are additional resources for participants in the social media journalism workshop by the International Center for Journalists in India in August 2015.

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Workshop at the Virginia Press Association

The following are additional resources for participants in my workshop “Introduction to Mobile and Social Media Journalism” at the Virginia Press Association on Jan. 15.

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iPadJournos interview Warner, Gillespie and Sarvis

  The student reporters in our iPadJournos project, which I taught with Vivian Medina-Messner this fall semester, covered the senatorial election in Virginia for WTVR.com and landed interviews with incumbent Sen. Mark Warner as well as his challengers, Republican Ed … Continue reading

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iPadJournos project featured in “Profiles in Learning” series

The Provost’s office at VCU has featured the iPadJournos project in its”Profiles in Learning” video series. Please view the video above and visit the series’ website as well.

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iPadJournos presentation at AEJMC Conference

My doctoral students Jeanine Guidry will be presenting the iPadJournos project at the AEJMC Conference in Montreal next week. The following are resources about and from the iPadJournos project that give an in-depth look at how the project works and … Continue reading

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iPadJournos presentation at Journalism Interactive Conference

I will be presenting the iPadJournos project at the Teach-A-Thon session of the Journalism Interactive Conference at the University of Maryland this Friday (April 4). The presentation will focus on how mobile journalism has become a permanent part of the … Continue reading

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Social media and the Olympics

The Winter Olympics in Sochi have seen a flurry of social media posts even before the opening ceremony on Friday. Pictures taken by journalists showing the conditions in the hotels in Sochi have gotten worldwide attention. And the strict social … Continue reading

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Ahead in the spring: Classes and talks

This spring semester, I am teaching a new special topics class “Social Media Research,” in which graduate and undergraduate students will develop their own research projects. The deliverable for each of the research teams at the end of the semester … Continue reading

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