Mental Health Support Important Role for Student-Journalism Faculty

(This column first appeared in the March 2018 newsletter of the AEJMC Media Ethics Division.) On the first day of Ohio State’s spring break, third-year journalism major Zach Varda put on a dress shirt and blazer, tucked his recorder and laptop into a messenger bag, and headed off to the Franklin County Court of Common…

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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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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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A Writing Fiend

I have been writing like a wild person this summer–and it’s been awesome. I didn’t really realize how many articles I had been writing until I posted the links on my Story Archives page, and saw I’m working on better than a piece a month for the Columbus’ best magazines. And the people I have…

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