Posts Tagged ‘Student Journalism’

I Wish Colleague Bernard Stein Would Get His Act Together

Monday, May 20th, 2013

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http://www.huntspointexpress.com/
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The Envoy Beckons

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

morris-tinyWednesday, May 1, 2013, 12:31 p.m. I got an email from Envoy reporter Sophie Simon who wanted to interview me about the call I put out for a boycott of the Aronson Awards. She was fed, according to her email, bogus information (of course) which she accepted as gospel (of course).

The plot thickens.

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WORD Writers, Feature Writing Class, 2013

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Feature Writing 2013

WORD Writers, MEDP 201, Section 1

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

MEDP 201, section 1

“Seeking Writers for The Envoy” – The Never Ending Lament

Friday, July 1st, 2011

This intended spring 2011 post, below, is just seeing the light of day.

From: “Ming Fearon, Chui-Hung Wong”
To; Hunter-L@HUNTER.LISTSERV.CUNY.EDU

Dear Hunter students + staff:
I’m trying to get the word out about The Envoy, Hunter College’s print newspaper.


The complete lament of the Envoy Editor-in-Chief rests at the end of this post. In between this sentence and that lament is a succinct accounting of student journalism at the College and undergraduate journalism in D:F/M, both waddling in a bad states of affairs.

Student journalism and subsequently D:F/M undergraduate journalism were hijacked many years ago, dumped in a septic tank of woe, essentially for  students serious about journalism as a career or interest. It didn’t have to be that way.

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The WORD Gearing Up for the Spring Semester

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Section 2, Basic Reporting

It Was One of Those Semesters: Fall 2010

Monday, January 24th, 2011

I was surprised when students in my two writing classes, feature and introductory news, declined to participate in a conference call with the President of the United States, September 27, 2010, as student journalists at 300 other student publications did.

Not one expressed an interest.

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From the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

Monday, January 17th, 2011

NYU Journalism Handbook for Students.

Absolutely cool. I will be using this in my classrooms this semester. Slowly integrating, of course.