St. Petersburg, Fla.– I Can’t Believe that Tomorrow (Wednesday) is the final day of our “Hands-On Video Training” here at the nation’s leading news and media training spot, The Poynter Institute for Media Studies. Fortunately, I get to … Read More
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.– Dozens of faculty, staff and administrators from the three institutions within the University of Alabama System are gathering here in The Rocket City today for the Ninth University of Alabama System Scholars Institute. This will be my third … Read More
With a subject “Mama Called,” University of Alabama Journalism Professor Chris Roberts certainly did not disappoint as he took a walk down memory lane and delivered a superb “Last Lecture” to a crowd of several hundred gathered Wednesday night in … Read More
The countdown is on for the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), which begins this week in San Francisco. For those of us who teach journalism at the college level, THIS is the … Read More
SELMA, Ala– On multiple levels, the 50th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” presented a gold mine of opportunities for those of us who teach journalism and mass communication. Hats off to my faculty colleagues at the University of Alabama and elsewhere … Read More
An incorrect headline about the place where I work and a letter to the editor in today’s Tuscaloosa News raised some interesting points about journalism in the digital age where we post things online and often focus our training on … Read More
There’s a gap in journalism and mass communication leadership and the dean of LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication knows one way to fix it.
It’s a new week and new month and I’m starting it all in “The Bayou State.” Later this afternoon, I’ll be joining 16 other journalism and mass communication administrators, professors and communication professionals in Baton Rouge for the 2014 Scripps … Read More
BATON ROUGE– There’s an acronym in journalism and mass communication education that perhaps everyone should know- SHALA. SHALA stands for Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy. Tonight the 2014 edition of SHALA began at the home of the dean of the … Read More
Now in its eighth year, “Documenting Justice” continues to bring attention to injustices in the state of Alabama. The latest round of student films was screened Tuesday night at Tuscaloosa’s Bama Theater.