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16 Apr Passengers: You too can make flying less miserable

[caption id="attachment_835" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="TSA agent at left doing nothing with four other long lines. Notice four other TSA agents standing around doing nothing."][/caption] There are few organizations that are as mis-managed as the airlines that fly the skies, the skies formerly known as "friendly." Well, the Transportation Security Administration is just as mis-managed. It's just...

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26 Mar Determining photographic excellence

CLICK this link or the slide above to see the top entries from this winter's conference. At this winter's Association of Texas Photography Instructors conference at the University of Texas at Arlington, some 300 photography students, photojournalists and artists alike, spent three days competing in contests and attending classes on everything from making a cyanotype to...

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10 Nov Editing JEA magazine

[flagallery gid=1] Since the spring of 1998, for the last 14 years, I have had the honor of editing the magazine for the national Journalism Education Association — Communication: Journalism Education Today. But to be realistic, as with any project of this magnitude, this isn't a one-person show. People like Connie Fulkerson and Howard Spanogle have...

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29 Oct College media in Orlando

The College Media Advisers, Associated Collegiate Press and College Broadcasters all met in Orlando this week. It was an intensive week for the students, advisers and Texas Rangers. At least two of the groups came out ahead. Each fall and spring as part of the convention, we host an on-site photography "shoot out." It's a point...

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09 Sep 9/11 changed photojournalism too

// [caption id="attachment_606" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="Photo by Carmen Taylor/AP"][/caption] As we approach the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, everyone is taking some time for reflection. Towns are honoring their first responders. Survivors, family members and friends of those killed and thousands of others are visiting the new memorials around the country....

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