Tag archives for journalism

Journalism lets you dream big

Why is it that I watch this short video and I think about journalism? How about you? When I Grow Up from The Academy on Vimeo.

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How to do a top-notch (sports) interview

I’m not all that familiar with the work of The Sports Network’s (TSN) James Duthie, but if you want to view how a good reporter handles an interview, check out this session with outgoing Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke. No chit chat. Tough questions. No commentary. Just the questions the public was asking. […]

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Journalism can be messy

If you want to cut to the chase in this clip from the 1991 movie, “The Paper,” with Michael Keaton, Randy Quaid, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei and Jason Alexander — it’s a good cast — skip to about 1:30 on this video. Journalism can be messy.

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It really isn’t all that difficult

What is journalism? These first graders know. Thanks to the PBS “NewsHour” and April Brown.

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Why I love the Detroit Red Wings

How could you watch something like this and not be a Detroit Red Wings fan?  

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‘The 3 Little Pigs’ teaches us how journalism is changing

This advertisement about the Guardian‘s open journalism, screened for the first time on Feb. 29, imagines how we might cover the story of the Three Little Pigs in print and online. Follow the story from the paper’s front page headline through a social media discussion and finally to an unexpected conclusion.

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‘Journalism in Jerusalem’ program

I’ll be leading a special program June 24-July 8, “Journalism in Jerusalem,” for the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution. Comm credit is available (Comm307-001/Field Study in Communication). Contact me at sklein1@gmu.edu for additional information.

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New program for Manassas Park Rec

I’ve been asked to create a series of journalism classes for junior high and high school students in Manassas Park on Fridays beginning March 16 at 3 p.m. through May at the new Manassas Park Recreation Center. TITLE: Journalism for the Rest of UsFridays, March 16-May 25, 2012 (11 classes) Journalism teaches you to write […]

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The place to meet on the Fairfax campus

The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.

Alum Kevin McCarthy at work

Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.