Power of the written word

The video featured a potentially intoxicated sophomore sorority girl, sitting in a fast-food restaurant, lamenting the loss of a boyfriend. Filmed by an unidentified companion, she states in her 10-second video, “F*** yourself you are hooking up with a black girl,” she says. “That’s weird. That’s weird as f***. F*** you.” The video ended up…

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Calling All Women, Repeat After Me: We’re Not Going to Take it Anymore #MeToo

Note: This post was originally published Oct 10, 2016. Seemed like it might be worth reposting now. #MeToo I was lucky last week to join a “Rock the Vote” team for a panel aimed at helping millennial women understand their importance to the 2016 election. Our focus was non-partisan, but I’m sure you can guess the leanings of two liberal…

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Big Ten brethren join @Unl_CoJMC to talk sports journalism

It’s never easy to travel during the semester, but it was worth it to spend part of last week at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln talking the status of sports journalism/media programs as part of the first gathering of professors representing sports journalism programs at Big Ten schools. Most inspirational to hear about the offerings from…

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Read, set podcast: Welcome “Student Slant”

Journalism students at Ohio State University are launching a new podcast, “Student Slant,” to explore issues significant to their generation. Framed around the journalism classes of Prof. Nicole Kraft, topics include the First Amendment, media law and ethics, news concepts and creation, sports and whatever other topics inspire the next generation of journalists. Watch for episode one…

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