Tag Archives: Writing

A training tool for aspiring journalists

By DAVID FURONES Countless journalism professors throughout the nation’s most esteemed universities are searching for new and more diverse ways to instill the fundamentals of the craft in their students. I’m going to introduce you to a website that a … Continue reading

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Movie review research made easier

By ALEX PEARCE Writing movie reviews seems like an ideal job. Reviewers are paid simply to watch films that they would have seen anyway and write about them, telling everyone their opinion. That’s all there is to it, right? Not … Continue reading

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Journalism profession optimism remains high

By ROBBIE SHIVER If you were to ask a person on the street to categorize the current state of the journalism profession, many would simply say that it is “dying.” As we have learned, journalism truly cannot “die” because there … Continue reading

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NewsU is a fun way to experience journalism classes online

By KELSEY PINAULT If it weren’t for my CNJ 111 News Writing class in freshman year, I would have never learned about the website for Poynter’s News University. With one to two assignments a week in this class and my … Continue reading

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Grammar help from the OWL

By KELLY BURNS As a journalism major, I am always looking for ways to improve my writing and grammar skills. There are some things that I’ve learned that will never leave my memory, but at times, I struggle with some … Continue reading

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Easybib.com: Your source for citing sources

By SARAH HARTNIG Since most journalism students rely on Associated Press (AP) style for their articles, online posts and other methods of storytelling, it is not unusual to forget how to appropriately credit sources for other citation styles, such as … Continue reading

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Web site offers writing information and resources

By KYLI SINGH As an English literature and print journalism double major, I’m constantly writing on various literary texts and covering several current events. At this point in my career, I’m always looking for ways to improve my current writing … 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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Non-journalism careers for journalism majors

By ALEX PEARCE Most college students start off their secondary education undecided on what they want to do with their lives and even when they finally pick a major, they remain unsure on what career they will ultimately end up … Continue reading

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Stepping out of the journalism box …

By REBECCA LATTANZIO As journalism students, we have had to sit through plenty of classes that teach us the basics of writing. “Do this, don’t do that,” that’s pretty much what we hear. Rules. Searching through the web, I stumbled … Continue reading

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