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Thoroughly Modern Media

By Chris Longo & Seth Austin

(December 1, 2015) — WOUB’s digital approach goes with the territory.


Walking the Line

By Lindsay Friedman

(December 1, 2015) — Former Bobcat trades in his OU jersey for something a little more purple as a member of the Baltimore Ravens winning team.


A word from the Director

By Robert Stewart

(June 13, 2011) — This issue of the Ohio Journalist will focus on one of my goals as director: connecting alumni across the many generations


Director Hodson leaves big shoes to fill

Sarah Buelterman

(May 17, 2010) — After seven years as director, Tom Hodson reflects on his journey from student at Ohio University to director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.


Adapting to the role of new media

By Sarah Buelterman

(April 23, 2010) — The Ohio Journalist looks at the impact of new media on political coverage at the 2010 Schuneman Symposium.


The Ohio Journalist — The Challenge of Change

Story and Design by: Jen Evans, Andy Kane and Angie Weaver

(August 29, 2008) — New graduates and seasoned veterans try to drag the benefits of “old media” into a fast-changing industry


Change must be embraced

By Thomas Hodson

(August 29, 2008) — Some may argue change is a “concept.”


New college building plan is taking shape

By Cicely Gilbert

(August 29, 2008) — The former Baker University building, once the vibrant center of campus, now sits vacant.


Scripps College receives $7.5 million gift from alumnus

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — The plan to build a new, all-inclusive building for the Scripps College of Communication recently received a major financial boost.


Journalism Day 2008

Compiled by Sarah Hatmaker

(August 29, 2008) — J-Day celebrates journalism heroes / Dozens given scholarships at J-Day banquet


Faculty News 2008

By Jimmy Smith

(August 29, 2008) — Frith wins HTC Distinguished Mentor Award / Prof. Dan Riffe accepts named professorship at UNC


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The challenge of change

Jen Evans, Magazine sequence, Andy Kane, Magazine sequence, and Angie Weaver, Magazine sequence

(July 31, 2008) — The ways we use our degrees are changing as much as the industry itself. Are we in transition? Decline? Students, alumni and professionals weigh in.


Lights… camera… MOVE!

By Thomas Hodson

(March 16, 2007) — Athens MidDay, the live five-day-a-week noon news program produced by our Broadcast Journalism sequence, will have a new home starting this coming fall.


Called to the classroom, alumni return as professors

By Tori Stepowoy

(March 16, 2007) — The strength of the relationship between alumni and the alumni and the School of Journalism is reflected in the number of alumni who have returned to teach over the years.


Ethics is a core mission of this school

By Thomas Hodson

(August 25, 2006) — The underpinning of good journalism is a strong, ethical foundation.


Bigger… And getting better, too

By Thomas Hodson

(March 17, 2006) — The pathway to growth can be tricky to navigate — fraught with perils both perceived and hidden.


CENTRAL OFFICE — A plan to bring the basics into the future

By Thomas Hodson

(August 26, 2005) — The state of journalism in this country is in transition.


After 80 years of excellence, Scripps prepares for 80 more

By Jonathan Peters

(August 26, 2005) — Upon receiving a direct challenge from Ohio University President Roderick McDavis earlier this year, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism faculty and administrators have set out to become the No. 1 journalism program in the country.


Turning a better school into the best

By Thomas Hodson

(March 18, 2005) — How does one take a school that is already great and make it even better?


Public relations meet the judicial system

By Lee Freedman

(June 9, 2004) — Director is also consultant for judges in high-profile cases


Comparing quality is no easy task

By Thomas Hodson

(June 9, 2004) — Excellence is something for which people and institutions strive, and it’s a tenet that is espoused in every organization’s mission statement.


New director: Change has already begun

By Thomas Hodson

(November 25, 2003) — Institutional change can sometimes make people uneasy.


Change at the helm

By Brittany Yingling

(November 25, 2003) — Leadership of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism is in new hands.


Journalism Grad is OU Trustee

Photo By Ray Saviciunas

(December 1, 1989) — Tom Hodson (BSJ ’70), an Athens attorney, was Ohio Gov. Richard F. Celeste’s choice in September as the latest addition to the OU Board of Trustees.


Communication Week in Review

By Staff

(August 20, 1988) — Clockwise: Norman Dohn, professor of journalism, is awarded the distinguished University Chair from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at the Annual Awards Banquet.


Hodson Resigns From Judgeship

By Staff

(November 26, 1986) — Tom Hodson, 70, a former associate editor of The Post, is gaining national recognition, not through journalistic endeavors, but by his activities in the law.


Hodson Co-Author

By Staff

(August 1, 1983) — Athens Municipal Judge Thomas Hodson, 70, is co-author of Journalists Handbook to Ohio Courts.


Former Posties Keep in Touch in Washington

By Rachel Long

(August 1, 1980) — At Ohio University they met for business, now they meet for pleasure.


Journalism Helpful Political Training

By Becky Barrow

(August 1, 1980) — Several OU graduates have discovered their training in journalism is helpful to them in politics.


Post Alumni Visit Campus

By Staff

(June 11, 1977) — The second annual Post Alumni Association reunion drew more than 40 former Post staffers to the campus May 7-9.


Alumni News Notes 1975

By Staff

(June 7, 1975) — What are alumni doing now?


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