Archive: Sep 2009

On Leaving College

By September 17, 2009

“Many men did not accept the new freedom that women had come to enjoy. Because men in the military were used to taking orders, they expected to be masters of their households upon their return home. World War II showed … Read more

Educating Ourselves, So We Can Teach Our Students

By September 17, 2009

In mid-August, after returning from the AEJMC annual conference in Boston, Cindy Royal, an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University shared her recommendation of five books she has used to improve … Read more

A Coach’s Demise

By September 17, 2009

If you want, call Dennis Wolff a prophet. On Nov. 11, 2008 three days prior to the start of his 15th season as head coach of Boston University’s men’s basketball team, he said: “I’m sure there are people who are … Read more

Communicating on Climate Change

By September 17, 2009

A 74-page book, “Communicating on Climate Change,” based on an unprecedented series of dialogues involving top climate scientists and journalists, can be downloaded as a PDF file from The Metcalf Institute at the University of … Read more

Journalists and Environmental Reporting

By September 17, 2009

Investigative reporters have long followed the money trail as a reliable way of getting at the core of a story. These days, Fred Pearce, former news editor at New Scientist, takes that advice … Read more

Saudi Women and Social Change

By September 17, 2009

This article describes the changes undergoing in the Saudi society. It is a narrative piece that attempts at presenting the truth through the telling of a personal story. It is written in the style of Theodore White, for it dramatizes … Read more