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PhD student Nick Hirshon to give paper on 1969 Mets

Nicholas Hirshon, a PhD student in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, has had a paper accepted for presentation at the 2015 Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference in New York City.

Hirshon’s paper is “One More Miracle:
John ‘Mets’ Lindsay and the Race for Mayor of New York City.” It examines how a mayoral candidate attempted to tie his media image to the scrappy, underdog major-league baseball team that had been perpetual losers before becoming world champions in the 1969 season.

February 5, 2015 | comments (0)

Connect Camps coming to Tanzania

The Institute for International Journalism in the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University is scheduled to conduct two YALI Connect Camps in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in March. YALI stands for the Young African Leaders Initiative. The Connect Camps are funded through a U.S. Government grant from the Collaboratory, in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), at the United States Department of State. Partnering with the Collaboratory, Ohio University will implement the camps in Eastern, Southern, Central and West Africa in 2015.

posted in: iij, Ohio University, Scripps, YALI
February 4, 2015 | comments (0)

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