Study in America program offered for School of Journalism and Mass Communication students

By Gabriella Carrizales Gac78@txstate.edu   SAN MARCOS — Senior lecturer Dale Blasingame and two students, Haley Jenkins and Zach Ientasch, gave background information and shared their experience during the first Study in America program. Study in America is a summer program that gives students the out-of-class experience while staying cost effective. This program travels withinRead More

Google Development Director Speaks to Mass Comm students at Texas State University

By Madeleine Page  mlp32@txstate.edu Training Development Manager of Google News Lab, Nick Whitaker, visited Mass Comm week at Texas State University on Wednesday to inform students of the various tools Google provides for journalists. Whitaker informs journalists around the world about Google News Lab and the accessible and useful services it provides for storytelling. WhitakerRead More

War Correspondents Share Their Advice for Young Journalists

By Nathalie Cohetero nac75@txstate.edu During Texas State University’s annual Mass Comm Week, an award-winning panel of photojournalists offered insight Monday into the world of combat reporting. Among the experienced combat photojournalists were Brien Aho, Sig Christenson and William Nichols. Nichols, a military photojournalist and retired Air Force colonel, said he believes the photographs a reporterRead More

Robert Kolker On Visual Storytelling

Robert Kolker discusses “Lost Girls” with his audience. By Nicolle Beltz Robert Kolker, a contributing editor at New York magazineand author of “Lost Girls”, visited Texas State University this afternoon to speak with students about the importance of using visuals to tell a story. Kolker’s discussion focused on his most recent nonfiction book, “Lost Girls”,Read More