Browsing All posts tagged under »Pulitzer Prize«

Former Ohio State Journalism Student Helps Pulitzer Winner Teach with Grace

March 15, 2013


Cory Shaffer and I met in the first class on my first day of full-time employment at Ohio State in the Autumn of 2010. It was a second-level journalism class, and blond, bespectacled, Cory was on the far right in the second row. He was quiet but contributory, with a quick wit and an easy-going manner. […]

New York Post Publishes Photo of a Man Seconds Before Death–Would You?

December 5, 2012


Just in time to start teaching Media Law and Ethics in the Spring Semester comes what some might see a whopper of an ethical dilemma, and others might see as a collapse of human decency. You see a man who has been pushed onto tracks as a subway nears, certain to crush him to death. […]

Guest Speakers Add so Much to a Class–Until They Don’t

November 17, 2011


One of the best parts of being part of a university like Ohio State in a close-knit town like Columbus is the quality and quantity of experienced guest speakers we welcome to our classes. This quarter we have had major newspaper writers and videographers, Pulitzer Prize winners, bloggers, police chiefs, politicians and television news personalities. […]