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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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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 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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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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iPadJournos cover gubernatorial race in Virginia

The student reporters in my iPadJournos project covered the election in Virginia for WTVR.com over the last two months  and landed interviews with gubernatorial candidates Terry McAuliffe, Ken Cuccinelli and Robert Sarvis. Our mobile and social media reporting project, which … Continue reading

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iPadJournos project covered by Richmond Magazine

Harry Kollatz Jr., senior writer at Richmond Magazine, wrote about the iPadJournos project in his latest media column. Titled “Mojo Rising,” the column describes the partnership between the class and WTVR-CBS 6. Kollatz visited our class in late April and … Continue reading

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“iPadJournos” report for CBS 6 and Washington Post

Students in my Social Media Journalism class at VCU have reported for the website of WTVR CBS 6 and the politics blog of the Washington Post during this spring semester. Using iPads to produce multimedia news packages, the “iPadJournos” covered topics ranging … Continue reading

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Students report for Richmond.com

The students in my Reporting for Print and Web class (MASC 303) at Virginia Commonwealth University have reported and written event previews for the local portal Richmond.com. The students, most of them are juniors, pitched their story ideas to Richmond.com … Continue reading

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