Journalism education

My new textbook: News Writing and Reporting

The timing couldn’t have been better. I came home from my last class of the fall semester to find a box full of the first editions of my new textbook, News Writing and Reporting: An Introduction to Skills and Theory, published by Oxford University Press. There’s nothing like the feeling of seeing your book in …

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Laurier digital media and journalism hiring journalism instructors

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Digital Media and Journalism program is now accepting instructor applications for Fall 2015 and Winter 2016. The following courses are available: JN202: Cross-Media Storytelling JN204: Media, Law and Ethics JN211: Introduction to Media Studies JN213: Reading Media JN214: Political Journalism JN253: Introduction to Public and Media Relations JN261: News Photography JN312: Advocacy …

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What my magazine writing students will read this semester

It’s been a couple of years since I last taught my magazine and feature writing course at Laurier Brantford, so I took some time over the holidays to update my reading list to incorporate some of the great new pieces I’ve discovered since then. Many of them are available for free online, so I thought …

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