Category Archives: video

Carnival of Journalism: Talking to People IS a Life Hack!

The question for this month’s Carnival: “What are your life hacks, workflows, tips, tools, apps, websites, skills and techniques that allow you to work smarter and more effectively?“ One of my favorite scenes in the Dead Poet’s Society is when … Continue reading

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Q&A With Mike LaCrosse

Mike LaCrosse, a 2010 graduate of the UMass Journalism program, and now a reporter/producer for WGGB-TV in Springfield, Mass. found himself in the middle of the Springfield tornado coverage this week.  The tornado was a local story that quickly went … Continue reading

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Q&A With S.P. Sullivan

S.P. Sullivan is a 2010 graduate of the UMass journalism program.  Upon graduation, he took a job as a producer for MassLive, the online operation of The Springfield Republican.  I was chatting with him online prior to Wednesday’s tornado and … Continue reading

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Q&A With Dave Madsen

Dave Madsen has worked in broadcasting since 1970, and now serves as managing editor and anchor for ABC’s affiliate WGGB TV, ABC40 in Springfield. He attended UMass Amherst, majoring in Communication. He has been teaching at UMass since Fall 2000, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“When looking, it is important to be conscious of what one is seeing and what else of equal importance isn’t in view at the same moment.” — Courtesy of Tom Kennedy, Professor of Multimedia, Photo at Syracuse University

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Yes, There Are Jobs! UMass Journalism’s Alumni Night To Be A Good One!

Back From The Front: WHEN:  Thursday, April 21, from 7:30-9 p.m. WHERE: Bernie Dallas Room, Room 506, Goodell Hall. WHAT: We’ve invited six recent Journalism graduates for a discussion of their experiences in the shape-shifting journalism market. WHO:  The panelists … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: News Judgment, Initiative Pay Off for One Digital Journalist

“There are a thousand stories on a college campus.” It’s a phrase I often use in my classes.  Usually, the goal is to motivate students to be in a “constant state of journalism.”   What I mean by that is … Continue reading

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