Live blog from camp.
What happens when you and your husband both dream of covering Washington for your hometown paper and there’s only one position available? Well, for the 2011 JAWS Keynote Speaker and former president Margie Freivogel you offer the unique option to share the job.
“My advice to all journalists is — get financially literate,” said Shanahan speaker Diane Henriques at lunch today, and her words of guidance are applicable to journalists of all ages, particularly those who are going through a career change.
With the changing tides of journalism, teaching the next generation of reporters and editors presents plenty of challenges: ensuring accuracy in a multimedia world, grading students fairly, and making time for own research.
“Google’s goal is to organize the world’s information and make it accessible and useful.”
Diana Henriques, author of “The Wizard of Lies,” a book about the Madoff scandal, 3D300_7843was the keynote speaker at CAMP and told us about her adventure meeting, interviewing and writing about him.
As a sophomore in college, Peggy began writing for the college newspaper, and was picketed by people who didn’t like what she wrote — which she thought was great. She says, “After college, I didn’t think that there were barriers, I just couldn’t get a job.”
In the second part of a two-part conversation on women and war, veteran war correspondent Andrea Stone moderated panel that included CBS radio’s Cami McCormick, McClatchy’s Nancy Youssef, former Marine and executive director of the Service Women’s Action Network Anu Bhagwati, and contributions from freelancer Kimberley Johnson.
The future of news poses challenges but if also full of possibility for journalists who embrace new tools and technologies to improve storytelling and reach consumers where they are, panelists said.
Women make up 15 percent of the fighting force, even more in the Air Force, according to moderator Andrea Stone, formerly of USAToday now of Huffington Post. And we’re also more frequently seen as correspondents on TV, in print on the radio.
Moderator Megan Kamerick notes that about one-third of full-time journalists at daily newspapers are women, the same level as nearly 30 years ago. Panelists include: Editors of “Edge of Change” book Pamela Creedon and June Nicholson, essay contributor Peg Simpson, 2010 Joan Cook Fellow Erin Siegal and JAWS 2010 Fellow Laurel Wamsley.
A look at mid-career fellowships and the advantages they offer.
Jawdesses, it’s survival of the fittest out there, and it’s essential to be adaptive. Take a note from Roberta Baskin. She turned her last pink slip in journalism into an opportunity for something better …
Food and politics are intrinsically tied together.
There’s no firm agreement on just who qualifies as a member of the Millennial Generation, but the group is generally considered to include people born between 1980 and 2000.
Maria Hinojosa is one of the best-known Latina journalists in the United States and she was the keynote speaker at the Journalism & Women Symposium, JAWS 2010 conference, held this past weekend in Texas.
These warrior journalists are risking their lives to tell the story of the war raging under our noses along the US border with Mexico, to tell the story of the many girls ages 13-20 years old who are disappearing each day from the streets of Juarez.
This hot-mess of a panel is aimed at giving you some quick overviews of some cool tools you might want to try out. We’ll also be answering questions and using this space for links to many of the things we talk about.