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UMass Journalism Alums Return With A Message: Go Do Journalism!

Julie Robenhymer, a senior writer with Hockeybuzz.com, said it best at the end of last week’s “Back from The Front” alumni panel:  “If you’re not a self starter this is not the path for you.” It’s advice that’s always been … Continue reading

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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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Coming to UMass: Documentary Filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist; showing of ‘The Two Escobars’

Filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist will speak and show his award-winning documentary “The Two Escobars” on Thursday, Feb 24 at 4 p.m. at the Cape Cod Lounge. This is a phenomenal documentary and a riveting piece of storytelling. It is part of … Continue reading

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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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MassLive’s Kubosiak, Sullivan to visit UMass Journalism

MassLive’s S.P. Sullivan and Ed Kubosiak will visit Mary Carey’s Journalism 201 class on Oct. 18, at 5 p.m. in Bartlett 212. We have room for more, so please consider coming! Ed and Sean are doing some exciting things, including … 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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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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