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Friday, April 27, 2007

Best News I've Heard Today

For the essays in Journalism Ethics, I require that the students interview at least three working journalists no matter what the topic. I like the students to compare the clear liquid of theory that I decant in the classroom to the murky water in which reporters and editors swim.

It works well. Some of the working journalists are surprisingly fine and pure. They are also in surprisingly responsive to the questing youth.

This today from young Jacob Marx:

By the way, it's scary how fast some of those chronicle guys reply to emails.

Goodonya, Chronicle reporters. Good on you.

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