Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
September 30
Filed under ADVISERS, HANDOUTS, HELP!, LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WRITING

 A supercell thunderstorm rolls across the Montana prairie at sunset. (Photo and caption by Sean Heavey)Notice what you just did? You looked at the featured photo, then you looked under the photo  for the words to help you understand what you just viewed. Then you looked back at the photo to fully appreciate what you know now that you did...

Award-winning author, broadcaster, journalist and now UO professor to lead session on the journalistic interview, a critical tool for journalists

September 29
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A master of multiple forms of media who has a knack for being in the right place at the right time, journalist Peter Laufer will speak at Fall Press Day Oct. 24 in Eugene at the University of Oregon on "The Journalistic Interview: An Entrée to the Soul." The session will show students that conducting...

Who will win State Write-Offs Contests? NWSP member schools must enter by Oct. 12 deadline

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
September 27
Filed under Uncategorized, WRITE-OFFS

State Write-Offs will be held at Fall Press Day on Oct. 24 at University of Oregon in Eugene. Students must be from an NWSP member school to participate. The cost of participating in Write-Offs is included in your annual 2012-13 membership fee. Students can compete in one of three different on-site...

Former television producer leads session on thinking visually in style of video news; encourages youth to learn, produce engaging media

Former television producer leads session on thinking visually in style of video news; encourages youth to learn, produce engaging media

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
September 26
Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, Uncategorized

Former television producer Cece Hughley Noel will lead the session "Thinking Visually: The Style of Video News" at Fall Press Day Oct. 24 at University of Oregon in Eugene. The session will introduce the important visual elements that make a story compelling, provocative and newsworthy. The primary...

Editorial cartooning session offered at Fall Press Day

September 26
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Editorial cartooning session offered at Fall Press Day

Fall Press Day returns to UO campus Oct. 24

September 26
Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, Uncategorized

Fall Press Day returns to UO campus Oct. 24

Mob reporting at major school events results in outstanding live coverage, application of social media

September 26
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Last week journalism teacher Tom Gayda's North Central Publications students (70 of them!) participated in their own reporting mob at their homecoming game. He got the idea after someone posted something on the listserv last spring. His journalism students worked in groups and covered the game from...

Writing coach extraordinare to share secrets of telling true stories at Fall Press Day

Writing coach extraordinare to share secrets of telling true stories at Fall Press Day

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
September 26
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One of the English-speaking world's top writing coaches will speak to delegates at this year's NWSP Fall Press Day Oct. 24 at University of Oregon in Eugene. Jack Hart's session will reveal "The Secrets of Telling True Stories" based on news reports that will put your publications on the path of the...

UO journalism professor to lead session on ‘Multimedia Storytelling’

UO journalism professor to lead session on ‘Multimedia Storytelling’

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
September 24
Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, Uncategorized

Park was one of the three judges for the 2012 Jostens Student Photo contest. The winners are featured in a flipbook at http://issuu.com/jostens/docs/2012photos. Park specializes in the use of photography, video and audio for online publication. He teaches Advanced Photojournalism, Multimedia and Gat...

Nikole’s Recommended Reading List

September 23
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Nikole Hannah-Jones’ Favorites Books  About The Black American Experience As an African-American studies and history major and avid reader in general, she’s read dozens and dozens of books by black authors and about the black experience, particularly the black American experience. Here are 20 of h...

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