Pastor Emory Berry of Richmond’s Fourth Baptist Church challenged those attending our Annual Watchnight Service at First African Baptist Church to make 2011 our “Year of Recovery.”
Tonight, Christmas Eve, God has placed on my heart to be in special prayer, meditation and to write about what HE will show me in the LAST SEVEN DAYS of 2010. From now until New Year’s Eve, I am expecting … Read More
I’m still awash in the glow of the significance of participating in the 230th observance of Christmas at the church that sits at the intersection of Monument Avenue and The Boulevard. While much has changed at First Baptist Church, many of the traditions like Christmas Even Candlelight service have held for decades.
Wednesday night, journalists from around the state will meet at the Montgomery Advertiser for an SPJ-sponsored forum to look back at the media coverage of the November 2 election.
My alma mater, University of Georgia, is set to mark the 50th anniversary of its desegregation in a major way in January 2011.
If you’re like me, you are tired of all the robocalls with all the nasty attacks, the reminders from everyone from President Obama to State Senator Hank Sanders. Did they actually think I would forget to vote? Perhaps so since … Read More
Most of the delegates and attendees for the Society of Professional Journalists Annual Convention will be arriving today. A few of the leaders are already here as there are leadership meetings beginning within the hour. Here’s a quick preview of … Read More
The fact that Elon University’s School of Communications showcases its core principles and values on an iPad is just one indication of how this journalism and mass communication program has positioned itself for the future.
ELON, N.C.– It’s my third trip to North Carolina in 2010. But, I have to believe this one will be my best. Instead of the mountains of Western North Carolina where I visited Asheville in June or the … Read More
Victor Hernandez, director of domestic newsgathering for CNN, gave some suggestions to early and mid-career journalists attending the Society of Professional Journalists Green Eyeshade Awards at Kennesaw State University. The self-proclaimed ‘backpack executive’ says journalists have to move past conventional storytelling thinking about the next way consumers will get their news and develop “passion projects” that may not be the biggest breaking news story of the day.