Red & Black and Patronizing All Over?

Every year, writer and editors from virtually every major and minor college newspaper in the state of Georgia descend on Athens for a weekend full of sessions, workshops and probably more than a little bit of partying (let’s be honest).

Signal Wins Top Georgia College Press Awards

In a record showing, The Signal took home seven of the Georgia College Press Association’s top awards Feb. 2 and reclaimed the coveted “General Excellence” award for the second time in three years.

A GSU J-School Requires Money & Time

There’s an old saying in America that nothing is certain but death and taxes. Put another way, everything revolves around time and money — and that’s true for Georgia State’s Journalism Program, too.

Signal Takes Home Top Honors at National College Media Convention

The Associated Collegiate Press awards paper with “Best of Show” award in its largest category

Show Us Some Respect

Last week, I decided to do a little survey in one of my classes regarding student support of Georgia State athletics.

Lichtenstein: More Than a Tax Haven

Although only 62 square miles large and landlocked with a population of 35,000, Liechtenstein in Central Europe maintains the highest gross domestic product per capita of any country in the world.

Recommendations for the Comm. Department

The following is the text of the letter I’m sending to the Communications Department Friday, Oct. 12.

Seeking Recommendations for a Better Journalism Program

As many of you know, I had a meeting with David Cheshier, the Communications Department chair, on Wednesday of this week.

GSU Athletics: Lose The Glasses

Georgia State Athletics has a serious problem. For all the millions in funds generated in student fees and private donations each year to pay for the university’s growing sports programs, attendance for games has been largely lackluster, at best.

Building the Future: A Journalism Department at Georgia State

Just a few months shy of its 100th year anniversary, today Georgia State University welcomed more freshmen to its campus than ever before in its history. Now, stop to think about that for a moment.

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