Kirsten Danis : Criminal Justice Watchdog, Editor Extraordinaire

by Elizabeth K. Stone SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – Behind every successful online journalism newsroom, there lies a great editor. The Marshall Project is a nonprofit organization focusing on criminal justice issues across the United States. Their managing editor, Kirsten Danis was in San Marcos this week for Texas State University’s Mass Comm Week. Originally fromRead More

Texas State alumni sit down with Dale Blasingame to talk about careers in web development

By Janessa Rutiaga — jmr297@txstate.edu Texas State University alumni sat down with professor Dale Blasingame during this year’s Mass Comm Week discussing their own experience working in the field of web development, and gave advice to current mass communication students. Alumni included Ashley Hebler of FANS 1st Media, Thomas Hodge of Sanders Wingo and KimberlyRead More

A whole new world of PR

By Shannon Sampson SAN MARCOS — With advancements in technology, the reporting world is changing drastically, and public relations is changing with it. Social media supersedes the ways in which consumers know and understand all aspects of public relations. Jeff Hahn from Hahn Public in Austin spoke with mass communication majors Wednesday morning at TexasRead More

The Marshall Project editor spoke on importance of rigorous reporting

By Lesly De Leon The Marshall Project Managing Editor Kirsten Danis shared the importance of rigorous reporting and offered advice to Texas State SJMC students Tuesday. Danis became managing editor for The Marshall Project in August 2015, about ten months after the project kicked off.  The Marshall Project, a nonprofit and nonpartisan journalism organization, focusesRead More