Live from his car via Skype, Washington Post reporter Wes Lowery spoke to students on November 25th about his exhaustive work in Ferguson since late August. Continue reading “Live from Ferguson: OU Alum Wes Lowery talks to SPJ, J1010”
“The job I have I didn’t even know existed until I had been working for two years,” said Meghan Louttit, multimedia editor at The New York Times.
Ellen Gabler, an investigative reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, was in Athens on Tuesday, November 4. Students in JSchool Director Bob Stewart’s “Future of Media” class, along with others who came to this 12pm impromptu SPJ meeting, had the opportunity to hear from this year’s winner of the Farfel Prize.
On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Frank LoMonte, the director of the Student Press Law Center (splc.org), discussed talked about law in the digital age in regard to the First Amendment.
On Tuesday, Oct. 21, Holly Storrow, entertainment editor of The Daily Quirk joined us for a meeting all about entertainment reporting. The Daily Quirk is a smaller entertainment and lifestyle online magazine that has been able to cover major events like San Diego Comic-Con and is making its way to becoming a bigger name.
Jeff Widener, photographer of the iconic “Tank Man”, visited Ohio University to speak with SPJ members about the importance of following your dreams as a journalist.
For the last year, Mary Beth has been visiting schools across the United States as part of a “Tinker Tour” sponsored by the Student Press Law Center, and was able to spend a couple days at Ohio University at the end of September.