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Twitter Lends Journalists a Helping Hand

You love to write. From the first time you picked up a pencil you knew you were meant to tell a story. The only problem is how do you get people to read what you have to say? Well one … Continue reading

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Blog 4: Copyright in citizen journalism

Photograph by Alex Steffler What exactly is a citizen journalist these days and where do ethics lie when retrieving information? “The idea behind citizen journalism is that people without professional journalism training can use the tools of modern technology and … Continue reading

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Internet Versus Print

Growing up whenever I would accompany my dad to the grocery store I would grab a magazine, normally a ‘trashy’ one with a scandalized celebrity on the cover, and flip through the pages furiously trying to soak up as much … Continue reading

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Literacy: A Look at 2 Different Worlds

Imagine a world where no one reads or writes but where body language and vocalization of some sort are the only means of communication. An illiterate world like this existed in the past, a past where schools did not exist … Continue reading

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Writing Competitions: Adding a Competitive Edge to Your Writing Career

Blog Post #3 by Piatra Marani You go to college and write hundreds of papers. Some might be great for a portfolio and some have so many red marks on them, you’re not even sure what you were writing about … Continue reading

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{(:;,’…”National Punctuation Day!”-?!)}

By Tyler Austin So this past Friday was National Punctuation Day! I can only hope that I punctuate everything correctly in this post, or I would be the world’s worst Punctuation Day advocate. Here is the official website: http://www.nationalpunctuationday.com/. Let’s … Continue reading

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Vagabond Writing: the Experts Speak Up!

Many suggest that now is the time for journalist to explore, fly, and go on board with freelance writing. After the book, “Eat, Pray, Love” turned into a best-seller and a blockbuster, the idea of traveling to a foreign place … Continue reading

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