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.