Category Archives: Jackie Hai

Media Reform: Look to Curation, Innovation to Bring Change

Somewhere during the run-up to the 2000 election, I remember legendary Washington Post columnist David Broder writing about the increasing split within the country along the Blue (liberal) – Red (conservative) divide.  I guess what I saw this weekend at … Continue reading

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Multimedia Bootcampers Set Tone for New Semester

Welcome back Journalism students! While you were all running around to Target, Wal-Mart and Big Y this weekend, 11 of your Journalism comrades were running around with video cameras, putting together stories as part of the Second Annual Multimedia Bootcamp.  … Continue reading

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Bootcampers swamp UMass & Amherst

“In a perfect world, think about what would the best visuals for your story be?…” That was the question/thought of the day from UMass Journalism Professor Brian McDermott Friday as 11 UMass students brainstormed before venturing out of the classroom … Continue reading

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Journalism Bootcampers Arrive at UMass!

This year’s group of Multimedia Bootcampers arrived to Bartlett Hall — home of the Journalism program — early and energetic Thursday evening. “I had to get out of my dorm and get over here,” said Brittney Figueira, who arrived about … Continue reading

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