Ohio Journalist

Ohio Journalist 1989-90

The Ohio Journalist — Ford sending executives back to school at Scripps

By Lisa Hursong

(December 1, 1989) — Twice each quarter for the next two years, six mid-level manages from Ford Motor Company's World Headquarters in Dearborn, Mich., will board the corporate "school bus" for Athens, heading back to school.

After 22 years, Stephan Wasielewski is still dying — some students, too

By Don Lambert

(December 1, 1989) — Scene 1: An alumnus, vintage 1970s, approaches.

New faculty members enthusiastic about Scripps

By Barry Campbell

(December 1, 1989) — There were three newcomers to Scripps Hall last fall as faculty changes brought in new expertise.

Fasten your seatbelts and sharpen your pencils

By Marty Kufus

(December 1, 1989) — Kufus, a journalism master's student, worked for the Associated Press in Jerusalem last fall and filed this narrative account of his experience.

'A passion for the profession'

By Ralph S. Izard

(December 1, 1989) — The past and the future came together here last spring when we received two pieces of good news.

Washburn welcomes challenge as School's new assistant director

By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — The school named a new assistant director over the summer when graduate coordinator Patrick Washburn took an additional administrative responsibilities.


By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — Fax it!

Getting into J-school is tougher this year

By Lisa Hursong

(December 1, 1989) — Tougher admissions requirements and an increasingly qualified group of would-be journalism majors mean that more OU J-school applicants are receiving bad news in the mail.

Westfall - Iowa barnyard to literary big-time

By Ted Pease

(December 1, 1989) — Assistant Professor Patricia Westfall, who teaches magazine courses at Scripps and is a regular magazine freelancer, made it to the literary big-time last fall when her new book, Real Farm: Encounters with Perception, hit the bookstores and the pages of the New York Times book review.

Scripps faculty: A busy bunch

By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — Assistant Professor Anne Cooper Chen is working on a book proposal, Games in the Global Village: a Cross-Cultural Study of Entertainment TV, and has completed a chapter on Asia for a new edition of Global Journalism, the leading international communication text.

Workshop fills newspapers' need for diversity

By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — In 1988, spurred by a pressing need expressed by the newspaper industry to increase ethnic diversity and perspective in American newsrooms, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism undertook to do something concrete about the problem.

Alumni News Flashes

Compiled by Michele Chaney

(December 1, 1989) — What are alumni doing now?

Distinguished Service in Research

By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — Dr. Guido H. Stempel III, distinguished professor of journalism and director of the Bush Research Center in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, receives the Eleanor Blum Award for Distinguished Service in Research.

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.

6 top journalism student land foreign assignments

By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — Six OU students were awarded internships under the John Wilhelm Foreign Correspondence Internship Program in 1989, the 19th year of the program and its first since Wilhelms retirement.


By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — Wayne E. Ballentine (BSJ '76) of Houston, right, says he was "ecstatic" to be the 1989 winner of the Journalism Homecoming Raffle.

Ohio newsman Hayes, BSL '35, dies at age 77

By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — Ben Hayes, a 1935 OU journalism graduate who spent 43 years in newspapering, died last fall at age 77.

Homecoming Weekend

By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — Some old friends gathered at Scripps Hall for Homecoming Weekend in October.

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