Category Archives: Journalism

Welcome to Night Vale Podcast: Turn on your radio and hide

The town of Night Vale is seemingly calm. It appears to be just like every other desert town. But, then the radio turns on and over the waves comes a calm, soothing voice. And then you know, that something is … Continue reading

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Humans of Oakland University: A look into life on campus

Oakland University is a great place to hang out and meet new people. It is a place always busy with activity. With so many students, there’s a good chance that someone can see a new face every day. Students at … Continue reading

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Hatching Twitter Review: The tale behind 140 characters

“’The light chirping sound made by certain birds.’ Noah’s heart started to pound as he continued to read. ‘A similar sound, especially light, tremulous speech or laughter.’ This is it, he thought. ‘Agitation or excitement; flutter.’ A verb. Twitter.” The … Continue reading

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Photo Composition: Simplicity

Photos are a very important part of journalism. They illustrate the story, providing a visual that engages readers. Photos can capture the true essence of the subject. Or they can go horribly wrong. It is important to take good photos … Continue reading

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Kristin Bull: Journalists Must Be Multi-Talented

Proving that the world of journalism can be spur-of-the-moment and busy, Kristin Bull had to reschedule her first visit to my convergence journalism class. She finally made it this Thursday and provided excellent insight into the busy world of news. … Continue reading

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Adam Neal: Advice for Journalists

While Michigan was cold and blustery on Thursday, Adam Neal was basking in the sun of a 70 degree day in Florida. Neal, the metro/investigative editor at TCPalm, skyped with my convergence journalism class. TCPalm is a multimedia news site that uses … Continue reading

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