Posts Tagged ‘Student Journalism’

I Wish Colleague Bernard Stein Would Get His Act Together

Monday, May 20th, 2013


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.


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”

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.


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.


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.

SPJ Student Journalism Contest Deadline

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

By Lauren Rochester
Please mark your calendars and submit your best work from 2010. The Mark of Excellence Awards deadline is January 26.


It’s Been One of Those Semesters – 4

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Part 4 of 4

I’ve decided on a succinct wrap-up to this matter.