Ohio Journalist

Ohio Journalist 2001-02

Directors Letter 2002

By Michael Real

(June 6, 2002) — Journalism Day each spring is a healthy reminder and celebration of all that makes the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism such a success.


The Minority Report: Burns Plays Reporter in New Spielberg Movie

By Jessica Moskwa

(June 6, 2002) — With a microphone taped to her leg and Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise standing nearby, Drakeel Burns (BSJ '93) spit out her scripted lines last June, acting as a reporter in the upcoming science fiction thriller, The Minority Report.


Williams Shoots Photos and Rapids

By Erin Hamant

(June 6, 2002) — Fun is the essence of and driving force behind Todd Williams (BSJ '75), photographer, entrepreneur and kayaking enthusiast.


Deitch Finds Dream Job at Library

By Katie Fitzgerald

(June 6, 2002) — When Linda Deitch (BSJ '85) graduated from Ohio University, she planned to work toward her dream job of feature writer — not newspaper librarian.


Branigin Covers History from the Front Line

By Megan Cotten

(June 6, 2002) — Washington Post foreign correspondent William Branigin (BSJ '74) goes the extra mile — and then some — for his stories.


The Savvy Travels of Rudy Maxa

By Maggie Brown

(June 6, 2002) — Rudy Maxa (BSJ '71) has always had an inclination for breaking stories. By Maggie Brown


Journalism Day 2002

By Staff

(June 6, 2002) — The School of Journalism's annual Journalism Day May 2 brought together students, faculty, alumni and visiting professionals for a day of learning, networking and fun.


Bierstine Makes Words Fly for Air Force

By Lindsay Kehres

(June 6, 2002) — Journalism and patriotism go hand in hand for Leigh Anne (Redovian) Bierstine (BSJ '95, MBA '02).


Peers and Mentors Help Debarr Rise to Challenges

By Smita Sanwardeker

(June 6, 2002) — Tough competition and experienced mentors.


From the Ground Up: Alumnus Builds Library in Kenya

By Cara Lewis

(June 6, 2002) — Hundreds of pounds of books, sorted, numbered and color-coded, line the mud and cement walls of the first public library in Kenya's Western Province.


Hodges Keeps Focus on Students

By Jamie Hartford

(June 6, 2002) — A newspaper ad brought Associate Professor Tom Hodges to the field of Journalism, but his love for helping student turned into a lifetime career.


Knott Joins Scripps Faculty

By Justin Feldkamp

(June 6, 2002) — In her first year at the School of Journalism, Assistant Professor Diana Knott has had a positive impact on students and research.


The Society of Alumni & Friends Spring 2002

By Kori Gassaway

(June 6, 2002) — The E.W. Scripps Society of Alumni & Friends (SAF) is launching an initiative that we feel will be a win-win partnership among the school, faculty, alumni and most of all, the students.


Bloomberg Gift Funds Internships

By Staff

(June 6, 2002) — A recent $10,000 donation from Bloomberg News has created two additional foreign internships for students at the School of Journalism next year.


Class Notes Spring 2002

By Staff

(June 6, 2002) — What are alumni doing now?


The Ohio Journalist - Not Just Another Bad Hair Day

By Valerie Hillow

(June 6, 2002) — Newspaper columnist and author Susan Swartz (BSJ '65) doesn't get offended if people know her for having a bad hair day.


Letter from the Director's Office

By Michael Bugeja

(March 15, 2002) — I am writing the Director's letter for Michael Real, who was out of the office temporarily on medical leave.


Schwartz Covers the Sept. 11 Attacks

By Sarah Bearce

(March 15, 2002) — For Matthew Schwartz (BSJ '76), the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center became a personal and all-too-real experience.


Changing America Fails to Daunt Cramer

By Mary Rinkoski

(March 15, 2002) — From covering Richard Nixon to events surrounding the World Trade Center attacks, Sam Cramer (BSJ 58) pen has followed several key events in nearly 50 years of American history.


Hortins Memory Lives on Through Alumni, Faculty Awards

By Staff

(March 15, 2002) — Nearly 10 years after the death of former school director L.J. Hortin, his spirit remains alive in the minds of the students and colleagues he influenced during his 46-year teaching career.


In Good Company: Anderson Takes the Lead

By Jessica Moskwa

(March 15, 2002) — Gayle Anderson (BSJ 72) works daily to ensure she isnt alone at the top.


Multimedia Lab Offers Advanced Technology

By Sarah Coleman

(March 15, 2002) — The Scripps Howard Multimedia Lab opened its doors in October to students enrolled in the College of Communication.


Athensi.com Celebrates Its First Anniversary

By Sarah Coleman

(March 15, 2002) — Athensi.com, a Web site created exclusively for Athens, Ohio, celebrated its first anniversary Feb. 5.


Speakers Focus on Foreign Affairs

By Staff

(March 15, 2002) — The Miami Heralds world editor and the Chicago Tribunes chief editorial writer spoke at Scripps winter quarter, kicking off a two-quarter lecture series focused on foreign affairs and journalism that is bringing a number of international reporting professionals to Athens.


Faculty Members Assume New Roles

By Jessica Moskwa

(March 15, 2002) — The New Year brought new positions for two longtime Scripps faculty members.


Research Roundup 2002

By Staff

(March 15, 2002) — Assistant Professor Mary Rogus was selected as one of 75 conferees to attend a March seminar sponsored by the International Radio & Television Society Foundation.


Hausch: Playing an Important Role

By Alissa Kiktavy

(March 15, 2002) — Mary Hausch (BSJ '70) takes her career as an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) beyond the classroom.


Gump Leads Knight Editing Program

By Mary Rinkoski

(March 15, 2002) — As Ohio University's Knight professor of news editing, Deborah Gump works to improve the resources and education of copy editors, both in the classroom and in the newsroom.


Student Receive National Recognition

By Staff

(March 15, 2002) — Six Scripps students placed in the top 20 in print and broadcast categories in the 42nd annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program.


World Walker Stops at Scripps

By Staff

(March 15, 2002) — Steve Newman (BSJ '77) had a dream when he finished college.


The Society of Alumni & Friends Winter 2002

By Kori Gassaway

(March 15, 2002) — It is an honor for me to be president of a group of such distinguished alumni and to serve my alma mater.


Class Notes Winter 2002

By Staff

(March 15, 2002) — What are alumni doing now?


Society Committees

By Staff

(March 15, 2002) — Here's a brief rundown on the four committees and their responsibilities.


Calling All 'Posties'

By Staff

(March 15, 2002) — Several former Post editors are organizing a reunion of Post staff members and writers.


The Ohio Journalist - Freed Preaches the Global Gospel

By Jessica Moskwa

(March 15, 2002) — If life's experiences could be captured in a bag, visiting professional Kenneth Freed's would be a well-worn knapsack, bulging at the seams.


Letter From the Director

By Michael Real

(November 19, 2001) — The traumatic terrorist attack of Sept. 11 carried many messages.


Bartlett & Nime

By Sarah Bearce

(November 19, 2001) — A Winning Combination


Bobcats Lead National Peace Corps Celebration

By Kate Winther

(November 19, 2001) — When President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps and appointed Sargent Shriver as its first director in March 1961, he probably never imagined just how big it would become and how many years it would last.


Bauman Reels in Success

By Joy Benson

(November 19, 2001) — Betty Bauman (BSJ 74) not only has succeeded in capturing the attention of the unique niche of womens saltwater fishing, but she has also reeled in television appearances and awards.


Research Roundup 2001

By Staff

(November 19, 2001) — Director Michael Real and faculty members Mary Rogus and Berhard Debatin presented "The 9/11 Tragedy and our Media Dependency" in Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium Sept. 17.


Survey Center Opens the Door to Discovery

By Kelly Wahl

(November 19, 2001) — What can predict the presidential election, survey Ohioans on obesity and heart disease and interview Scioto County residents about Illegal dumping?


Riffe named Journalism Quarterly editor

By Staff

(November 19, 2001) — Daniel Riffe, professor and associate director for graduate studies and research, recently was named editor of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, the leading refereed journal in mass communication research.


Stewart Takes Helm of Institute for International Journalism

By Mary Rinkoski

(November 19, 2001) — Settling into his new seat as director of the Institute for International Journalism (IIJ), Robert Stewart will now serve as the bridge between the Scripps community and the world.


Student Organization News

By Staff

(November 19, 2001) — 2000-01 Highlights


The Society of Alumni & Friends Fall 2001

By Ron Iori

(November 19, 2001) — In the past four years, I have been traveling to Athens much more often than I did in the previous 20 years since graduation.


Class Notes Fall 2001

By Staff

(November 19, 2001) — What are alumni doing now?


Threat Takes Talent to the Big Apple

By Danielle Pizmoht

(November 19, 2001) — Flip through an issue of Essence magazine, and you may find some advertisements Jennifer Threat (BSJ '96) helped bring to its pages.


The Ohio Journalist - Cooper-Chen Explores East-West TV Coverage

By Adrienne Gavula

(November 19, 2001) — "Driving on the left changes your perspective on everything," said Anne Cooper-Chen.


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