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The Best of the Convention: Tips for Students and Recent Grads

The Best of the Convention: Tips for Students and Recent Grads

aajany August 15, 2011 0

Did you just graduate? Are you looking for your first big step into the wonderful world of journalism? Then look no further. AAJA members and job fair recruiters share their top advice for students

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A Young Corky Lee

A Young Corky Lee

aajany August 14, 2011 0

LeAnn Bazzi, 12, took this photo, titled “Our Barbecue” for The Living Textbook. Notice the bottle of American yellow mustard surrounded by Middle Eastern cuisine. It’s so Corky Lee. LeAnn was in the seventh-grade

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Tips and Tricks from the Folks at Google

Tips and Tricks from the Folks at Google

aajany August 13, 2011 0

  Have you ever been so FRUSTRATED with scouring the Internet for sources, story ideas, videos — anything — that you’ve wanted to BREAK YOUR PRINTER? If so (and even if not), here are

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Advice for Mid-Career Journalists

Advice for Mid-Career Journalists

aajany August 13, 2011 0

In an era of unprecedented transformation in the journalism industry, some AAJA members share their thoughts about how mid-career journalists should move forward in the changing landscape. Click here to see the video.   

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Vincent Chin’s Story Capitivates New Generations in his Hometown

Vincent Chin’s Story Capitivates New Generations in his Hometown

aajany August 12, 2011 0

Among the most well-attended events at this year’s AAJA national convention was the screening of Christine Choy’s 1987 documentary, “Who Killed Vincent Chin?” On hand to give their thoughts before the screening were Choy

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Multi-Platform II: Turn Good Reporting Into Great Multi-Platform Stories

Multi-Platform II: Turn Good Reporting Into Great Multi-Platform Stories

aajany August 12, 2011 0

“If you’re not on the social media train, you’re gonna get run over by it, ” Victoria Lim, Multi-Platform Reporter, Bright House Sports Network. Wow!  Very powerful words. If you didn’t get a chance

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Heard Around The Convention

Heard Around The Convention

aajany August 12, 2011 0

TIDBITS: “the business model of journalism works against maintaining quality and ethics “the notion of a ‘new media’ or ‘mobile’ strategy is irrelevant now – it should all be integrated” NO CODE required to

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Grace Lee Boggs’ got soul

Grace Lee Boggs’ got soul

aajany August 12, 2011 0

At 96 years old, Grace Lee Boggs is still very opinionated. The Detroit civil rights activist, by way of Queens, New York, graced us with her presence and wisdom at the AAJA national convention

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Corky Lee: Camera Man

Corky Lee: Camera Man

aajany August 11, 2011 0

Corky Lee shows off his camera ring at the AAJA Photog luncheon in Detroit

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Dearborn’s Arab American community welcomes AAJA

Dearborn’s Arab American community welcomes AAJA

aajany August 11, 2011 0

The 2011 AAJA National Convention kicked off on Wednesday night at the Arab American National Museum in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, which is home to the largest Arab American population outside of the

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