Category Archives: Guest Speakers

Transparency and Gene Weingarten’s Visit

During his recent visit to UMass, Pulitzer prize-winner Gene Weingarten told a few stories.  One of them involved an exchange with Bob Kaiser — one of my favorite editors from my time at The Washington Post. The story was an … Continue reading

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The 5 W’s of a Story Pitch

Brad Tuttle recently came to Bartlett Hall to deliver a talk about how students can make it in the world of freelance journalism.  Part of his presentation included an examination of how students can get their work published as freelance … Continue reading

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ESPN Editors Visit UMass Journalism

About 40 UMass journalism students heard from three editors from ESPN this week.  Jena Janovy, Sarah Goldsteein and Matthew Lee spoke about the state of the industry and their duties during a 90-minute discussion. The trio dispelled several myths, including … Continue reading

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David Maraniss to Visit UMass Journalism

A huge coup for Journalism, courtesy of Maddy Blais: Just so you all know and in case you want to tweak your syllabi when there is still plenty of time to do so, I am arranging for David Maraniss to … Continue reading

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