Posts Tagged ‘journalism’

Do you think Pulitzer should create an award specifically for the use of new reporting tools? Mashable asked this in an article about how social media has penetrated the newsroom. We could go into great details about the importance of the award and how it could motivate young journalists to “be all that they can […]


My senior year of college, a friend and I had the pleasure of presenting “the future of journalism theory.” For this, we had a video and an accompanying slideshow presentation. Basically, the presentation looked at the point of transition we were at. Social media was still relatively new and the world journalism was scared. They saw traditional mediums […]


A little bit of background for those unaware. When I began my collegiate journey, I wanted with all my heart to be a photojournalist. While I enjoy writing, there is something profound about taking a photo that says more than any 300-page novel could begin to express. Long story short, I never became a photojournalist, […]


One-Hundred -and-Twenty-Five years. I don’t know about you, but to me…that’s a heck of a long time. That is something to talk about. Sadly, sometimes 125 is the last number. The final number. The curtain call. That appears to be the case for the beloved Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La. Perhaps it is just […]


newsworthy

16Mar10

The question concerning newsworthiness has crossed my desk multiple times in the past couple of weeks. So often, in fact, that I have deemed it worthy of taking time out of classwork, Facebook and the social scene to discuss it with you here at “Be Frank.” As a journalist I am trained that news must […]