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I Believe… Journalism Will Survive

I believe… I believe that the biggest opportunity facing news organizations today is the access they now have to instant news stories from millions of people around the world. I believe that my greatest challenge as a journalist will be conveying stories and ideas in an unbiased way. I believe that the biggest problem with […]

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Epidemics in the News Today

Article Link: http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/michigan-confirms-first-measles-case/30887204 What do you think about the relationship between news outlets and public health today? Dramatized? Effective? The rise of the internet age has brought with it both good and bad changes. With concerns to spreading the word about epidemics, for the most of the world today, the internet is the most efficient […]

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Knight News Challenge: Team NAPP (the News APP)

Team Name: NAPP: “News App” Students: Carlea Hazzard, Kirsten Ho, Levi Stroud Title: NAPP: The News App Playlist Requested Amount: $50,000 Expected Amount of Time to Complete Project: 6 months Describe Your Project: Our idea is to make an app or database that makes a “playlist” of articles. For example, when driving, currently your main […]

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Student Article Choice of the Week: Visual Storytelling, “What Climate Change Looks Like Everyday”

http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2015/01/26/what-climate-change-looks-like-everyday/ Please read an article on the Proof blog by National Geographic at the link above. The article “What Climate Change Looks Like Everyday”, discusses the use of photography and social media, specifically Instagram, on how to capture such a complex issue. The specific Instagram account “everydayclimatechange” has some examples posted throughout the article as […]

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