Best Storify Entries from my JOUR440 class

Best Storify entries from my JOUR440 class

First place winner: Erika Ward (click here for the story)

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JOUR440 best blogging, best data visualization and best Storify entry

At the end of spring 2015 semester, JOUR440 students and I voted for the best student assignments in the class. Eight students received certificates of awards in three different categories: data visualization, blogging and Storify. Continue reading

A good Storify story by a Washington Post journalist

When a snowstorm came, NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg and Newark, N.J. mayor Cory Booker had different reactions. The former was out in the streets, digging out people and even delivering diapers for stranded residents. The latter sat in his warm office, giving instructions to New Yorkers and tweeting updates on the situation. Continue reading

Western Courier editor: suspension and reinstatement

For Nicholas Stewart, the beginning of spring 2015 semester seemed a dramatic one. As the editor-in-chief of the Western Courier, the student newspaper of Western Illinois University, Stewart was suspended from his post and then quickly reinstated by the university.

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