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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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26 Jun Celebrating 40 years

Cary Area EMS celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The reason for the organization's existence is legacy around the station. In 1971, a furniture truck struck a 4-year-old boy in Cary. Tragically, he died after waiting 45 minutes for an ambulance to arrive from Raleigh. That fall, a group of  citizens met to form the...

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05 Jun America’s talented college students

// 2011 COLLEGE YEARBOOK IMAGES [caption id="attachment_564" align="alignleft" width="101" caption="Our page six from the first day of production in Austin."][/caption] I always spend a better part of my summer traveling around the country teaching some of the most talented high school and college students in the country. This week was no exception. I spent the...

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