Monthly Archives: December 2008

Thinking about curriculum

From David Perkins Our department has put off –for now—discussing our curriculum and the future of journalism in a formal way, though we obviously talk about it all the time in committees and one-on-one. I was intrigued when I came … Continue reading

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Resources for documents research, or what Old Pros can teach New Media

By David Perkins Bless every man and woman who has ever whispered a tip in my ear —and put food on my table. But, in my experience, tips are appetizers. Records are the meat and potatoes of most investigative stories … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, There is a Future!

Hi everyone — So the spirit of optimism is catching on all over the place! I realize many students are filled with a certain amount of anxiety about the state of the Journalism profession, an anxiety fed by many who … Continue reading

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Mumbai attacks, technology and journalism

Hi everyone — Much has been written over the last week on the influence of Twitter and technology during coverage of the Mumbai attacks. Over the years, it seems that each major breaking news event brings with it a spectrum … Continue reading

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