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Am spending a wonderful morning in my En

January 24, 2013

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Am spending a wonderful morning in my Enterprise Reporting class with Cynthia Selfe of the Ohio State English Department learning to put storytelling into journalism and how to show emotion within facts. She is amazing, and I feel incredibly fortunate to have such inspirational colleagues in other departments willing to share their time, energy and […]

No Shortage of Ethical Issues Around Here

January 20, 2013

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When our school director asked me to teach Media Law and Ethics this semester, I thought, “That could be interesting.” I had taken the media law course twice–as an undergraduate at Temple University and as a graduate student at Ohio State, and as a journalist for more than 20 years, I had faced my fair […]

College Freakonomics: Learning How to Learn and Surviving a Screw Up

January 4, 2013

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My podcast obsession recently led me to Freakonomics radio, where I clicked on the two-part “Freakonomics Goes to College.” Part 1 was a look at how shockingly easily a college education can be falsified through online classes at for-profit colleges, or even the simple purchase of a diploma (for $180 I can get a degree […]