A Messenger the community can trust, a legacy to draw upon as news provider

February 19, 2012
Filed under ADVISERS, Uncategorized

What does it mean to be the Messenger in today’s new news ecology where the people we used to call the Audience are now equally participants, competitors, colleagues, arbiters and sources? In a recent blog post, a Canadian newspaper executive strips away the myths that surround the establishment...

Celebrate Scholastic Journalism Week Feb 19-25

February 18, 2012
Filed under JOURNALISM EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, Uncategorized

The Journalism Education Association has scheduled Feb. 19-25, 2012, as Scholastic Journalism Week. How you help promote this week is entirely up to you. It is hoped that your involvement and that of your students will serve to raise community consciousness regarding the benefits of scholastic journalism....

Dean Rea inspired Oregon j-school graduates who became teachers

Dean Rea inspired Oregon j-school graduates who became teachers

February 16, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

Dean Rea has touched the lives of hundreds of successful journalists and Oregon journalism teachers during his more than 45 years of teaching (and he's still at it). At the UO School of Journalism Hall of Achievement induction ceremony in 2006, Alumni Richard and Beverly Sept, along with Steve Smith,...

Dorothy Hallaian was early leader and dynamo among Oregon journalism advisers

Dorothy Hallaian was early leader and dynamo among Oregon journalism advisers

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
February 15, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

By Rob Melton Dorothy Hallaian was a leader in the scholastic journalism movement in Oregon. Born in Montana in 1922, she lived briefly in California  before moving to Corvallis, Oregon, in 1954 with her husband and children. Sometime after 1964 she moved with her family to St. Helens where she...