Adventures in Editing with National Geographic’s David Brindley

David Brindley, managing editor for National Geographic, speaks to students and faculty Oct. 21 about effective copy editing in the Recital Hall in the School of Music building.

Even the editors at National Geographic magazine make copy-editing mistakes. David Brindley, managing editor for National Geographic, spoke with students and faculty Wednesday evening about the importance of thinking critically when it comes to copy editing. “It’s just thinking through things,” Brindley said. “Just thinking and being critical and having that critical eye of whatRead More

A Demographer’s Relationship with Mass Communication

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This week, SJMC students attended seminars designed to inform and inspire future mass communication professionals. In today’s event, Trending in Texas…, Texas State Demographer Dr. Lloyd Potter discussed population trends. Some students went to the presentations for class projects like junior Rachel Hudson, an advertising major, who attended for a live tweeting assignment. “I’m excited toRead More