Recommendations for the Comm. Department

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

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.

Updates and “Trayvon” live blogging Monday

Hey everyone, I know I haven’t posted lately, but I wanted to reassure that we’ve got some great stuff coming out next week in The Signal regarding the issue of the theft of our newspapers and the Student Government elections, in addition to usual assortment of genuinely great campus-related coverage.

Censorship, newspaper theft and the First Amendment

Stolen newspapers

Theft of newspapers, no matter the funding source, represents a fundamental threat to the viability of an engaged student press.

On “superhero” journalism

Journalists nowadays need to be a bit like Clark Kent, Peter Parker and Batman rolled into one, it seems.

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