Archive for December, 2009

A Flurry of Posts in the Waiting While I Finish Off Final Grades for This Semester – Part II

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Rushing to get final grades completed but, again, it’s SOS no matter how much or how little of class assignments: The A’s get A, the B’s get B, the C’s get C and the F’s get F. D is rare.

SPJ Raps NBC for Checkbook $$$ Journalism

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Says NBC was ethically wrong for providing the plane for David Goldman and his son for their trip from Brazil to the United States.

“The news media’s duty is to report news, not help create it. The race to be first should not involve buying — directly or indirectly — interviews, an unseemly practice that raises questions of neutrality, integrity and credibility,” the Society of Professional Journalists said in a statement released December 28.

Read full statement here.

I Get This Chill …

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

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Down Memory Lane: First National Ethnic Media Network to Cover the 2008 Democratic National Convention

Friday, December 25th, 2009

This historic moment included three WORD senior editors: Jonathan Mena, Jacqueline Fernandez and Kisha Allison. Read about it here.

A Flurry of Posts in the Waiting While I Finish Off Final Grades for This Semester

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Hoping for this weekend to get started. Lots and lots and lots. Meanwhile, this latest phishing is an interesting snack though not imaginative.

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How I Learned to Bite the Bullet and Let Them Eat the “F” Without So Much As a Blink of an Eye – Sort Of

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Several years in the making.

If institutions of higher learning desire academic honesty, they must be institutions of obvious integrity, places where students, faculty, and administrators seek truth and wisdom and technical expertise in an environment marked by trust, honesty, respect, fairness, responsibility, and courage. — Peg Hogan, Former President, The Center for Academic Integrity

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