Category Archives: Nina Green

Statistics junkies, take note

By NINA GREEN I am fascinated by statistics. No, not the class, but simply the product of the compilation of interpreted data. I am not a math person in the slightest, but I am strangely drawn to the idea of … Continue reading

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BigHow.com provides guidance for journalism students

By NINA GREEN I have known that I wanted to be a reporter since I took my first journalism class my freshman year of high school. I was immediately smitten with all aspects of the craft — finding stories, interviewing … Continue reading

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FedWorld: Just in time for the midterm (assignment)

By NINA GREEN In our CNJ 515 class, we have  our midterm assignment coming up that involves the use of databases for news stories. Although all of the students in class had interesting and timely ideas about what they wanted … Continue reading

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Blogs all journalists should follow

By NINA GREEN Blogging has taken over the Internet and, likewise, online journalism. Many hardcore journalists have seen this as a cause for concern – could blogs, which are not necessarily news but more opinion-based, not only take away readers … Continue reading

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Metacritic simplifies and condenses media reviews

By NINA GREEN It used to be that most Americans got their information from one newspaper, usually a local one. From this newspaper, they also got reviews of movies, music and TV. People came to trust their one newspaper for … Continue reading

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Etiquette: Not just an aristocratic notion

By NINA GREEN I grew up in a home where perfect manners were considered the norm and were expected of me from the time I could talk. Perhaps this has to do with my control freak of a mother, or … Continue reading

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PolitiFact checks politicians’ lies so you don’t have to

By NINA GREEN “I was not lying. I said things that later on seemed to be untrue.” — Richard Nixon There is something innate in running for and holding public office that drives politicians to stretch the truth. With the … Continue reading

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Google Docs offers organizational tools useful to writers

By NINA GREEN This semester, I am working as an intern with the Miami Music Festival. My job within the festival is to organize more than 200 people who will be volunteering as stage managers, stage crew, and door monitors. … Continue reading

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