Ohio Journalist

Ohio Journalist 2004-05

Corrections to winter 2005 articles

By Staff

(August 26, 2005) — Corrections to winter 2005 articles

The Ohio Journalist — The view from there

By Ashley Venzel

(August 26, 2005) — 'Study abroad' is a popular option for many Scripps students

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.


By Staff

(August 26, 2005) — In the last issue of The Ohio Journalist, we asked you to give us ideas for improving both the School of Journalism and this newsletter.

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.

OU, J-school taking initiative to increase diversity

By Brooke Bunch

(August 26, 2005) — Amid new diversity initiatives began by OU President Roderick McDavis, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism continues to look at improving diversity within its halls.

Nina Totenberg wins the 2005 Carr Van Anda award

Photos by Nicole Cvetnic

(August 26, 2005) — When it comes to coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, it's tough to beat the award-winning work of National Public Radio's Nina Totenberg - which is why the Scripps faculty awarded Totenberg the 2005 Carr Van Anda award for enduring contributions to journalism.

From hard news to celebrity gossip, 'j-Day' speakers covered many bases

By Jennifer Rogers

(August 26, 2005) — With an overall theme focused on professionalism and integrity, this year's Journalism Day (April 28) brought professional journalists from every type of media to Ohio University for speeches, panel discussions and awards.

Ethics guru says professionalism is key

By Cheryl Sadler

(August 26, 2005) — Professionals in various fields wear white coats to distinguish themselves from nonprofessionals.

Transfer process into Scripps competitive, yet rewarding

By Jill Duling

(August 26, 2005) — As one of the top schools in the country, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism receives many applications from students who are interested in transferring into the program.

Future J-students learn the ropes at HS workshops

By John Mueller

(August 26, 2005) — For three and a half days each summer, 75 aspiring high-school journalism students descend on the Ohio University campus and E.W. Scripps School of Journalism to participate in the annual high-school summer journalism workshop, an event the school of journalism has hosted for 60 years.

OU student-run network puts 'rad' back in 'radio'

By Maria Varonis

(August 26, 2005) — During spring quarter, love might be in the air but "lobster love" is on the air.

Online student organization launches first ever OU e-zine

By Erin Stookey

(August 26, 2005) — The Online Journalism Student Society had a goal: to provide an online publication that speaks to the students of Ohio University and is a center for student news and discussion.

Resume Summer 2005

By Staff

(August 26, 2005) — News about students and student groups in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

Student News — Smackdown!

By Maria Varonis

(August 26, 2005) — The second 'Grammar Smackdown' left 22 teams in the dust and one team declared the grammar champion of the world... well, at least the grammar champion of Scripps

Student News — Scripps and VisCom team up to produce magazine

By Eric Hornbeck

(August 26, 2005) — Students from both schools bring their talents together for a special issue of Perspectives

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund awards exclusive internships

By McKenzie Hoffman

(August 26, 2005) — "Internship."

Faculty News - Faculty and students experience 'New South Africa'

By John Mueller

(August 26, 2005) — Journalism student Carolyn Casey and Professor Sandra Haggerty served as the first E.W. Scripps School of Journalism representative to participate in a decade-old South African program hosted by OU's school of African Studies.

Pulitzer Prize winner to fulfill duties as visiting pro

By Brooke Bunch

(August 26, 2005) — The student of Scripps will be learning from one of the best this year.

Journalists look to professors for review and accountability

By Jill Duling

(August 26, 2005) — Scripps professors use their expertise to judge journalism contests

Scripps bids a fond farewell to two professors

By McKenzie Hoffman

(August 26, 2005) — For some students, a professor is just a name at the top of a syllabus.

Broadcasters benefit from Ohio pronunciation guide

By Jennifer Rogers

(August 26, 2005) — When news breaks in Gnadenhutten, Scripps' online resource could save the day

Alumni News - Former OU student hired as White House spokesperson

By Jennifer Rogers

(August 26, 2005) — When Scott Milburn graduated from Ohio University in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in communication, journalism jobs seemed few and far between — something many communication students in the 21st century can understand.

Alumnus draws from Athens, and self in first novel

By John Mueller

(August 26, 2005) — The book was going to come.

2001 alumna recognized by Ohio AP for her writing

By Staff

(August 26, 2005) — Hot soup has been replaced in Sarah Reid's notepad by spicy leads.

Society of Alumni & Friends - Alumni can drive change by offering their time and ideas

By Darin Painter

(August 26, 2005) — Let's suppose you graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, you harbor fond memories of Athens, and you want to help current students find jobs and internships.

Class Notes Summer 2005

By Staff

(August 26, 2005) — What are alumni doing now?

In Memoriam of Harold B.

By Eva Simone

(August 26, 2005) — Harold B. 'Hall' Schellkopf, 80, former editor of The (Columbus) Dispatch and an OU alumnus, died of pneumonia on Feb. 21.

Scripps alum thankful for portfolio of experiences

By Tom Kuby

(August 26, 2005) — "What have you written?" was the first question potential employers asked me when I graduated from OU's School of Journalism in February 1955, seeking a position in public relations.

The Ohio Journalist — Journalism's gender gap

By Meredith Heagney

(March 18, 2005) — Female students outnumber males students in the Scripps School and in J-schools nationwide.

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?

OU prez challenges J-school to 'be the best'

By Annie Basinski

(March 18, 2005) — Saying "A rising tide lifts all boats," McDavis wants Scripps to draw more attention to OU

Cover story — Where the women are

By Meredith Heagney

(March 18, 2005) — Will the dominance of women in journalism classes result in more women in the industry's top jobs?

Pitts urges journalism students to tune out the shouting match

By Marshall Thompson

(March 18, 2005) — He is a guy who writes for the rest of us.

Bringing the news to Athens

By Lexi Fisher

(March 18, 2005) — Where Athens MidDay is concerned, broadcast alumni probably remember stressful bonding experiences or grueling hours of work.

Forum promotes 'B2B' journalism

By Cheryl Sadler

(March 18, 2005) — The American Business Media University Forum visited Ohio University on Oct. 26 to discuss journalistic opportunities in business-to-business media.

A first-hand account of political communication

By Brooke Bunch

(March 18, 2005) — Lecture series featuring political journalism experts came to Scripps, just in time for the presidential election

Welcome committee

By Jennifer Vero

(March 18, 2005) — 'Student ambassadors' represent Scripps students at public events

Coming home to Scripps

Photos by Eric Mayville

(March 18, 2005) — A pictorial look at the Scripps Homecoming reception held in October.

National conference delegates share experiences

By Chelsea Hamilton, Meredith Heagney

(March 18, 2005) — PRSSA National Assembly held in sunny California / SPJ holds stellar annual meeting in the Big Apple

Students find internships right under their noses in Athens

By Stacie Soucek

(March 18, 2005) — By interning in Athens, not only do Scripps students have the chance to use their journalism skills and gain experience, but many also get to take summer classes and work more closely with Scripps professors.

Resume Winter 2005

By Staff

(March 18, 2005) — News about students and student groups in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

Faculty challenges censorship on campus

By Bennett Aikin

(March 18, 2005) — The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism showed that anytime free speech needs to be defended on capus, the faculty will take a lead in its defense.

Evarts studies press corps of Supreme Court

By Lynn Janicki

(March 18, 2005) — "The Supreme Court absolutely refuses to let reporters have material ahead of time to write their stories, and that creates problems."

Students select Knott for prestigious teaching award

By Jennifer Vero

(March 18, 2005) — During the 2003-04 academic year, 1,161 Ohio University faculty members left their marks on thousands of students.

Four new teachers joined the faculty in the fall

By Karen Kell

(March 18, 2005) — Faculty News

In book, alumnus describes how Patriot Act attacks 1st Amendment

By Lindsey M. Elling

(March 18, 2005) — "There has been a deterioration of civil liberties and a deterioration of First Amendment rights because of the act."

The Society of Alumni & Friends Winter 2005

By Becky (Ondrus) Schulte

(March 18, 2005) — Alumni learn to give back to school that gave to them

In Memoriam of Michael Charles Vaughn

By Tiarra Brentley

(March 18, 2005) — Charles Vaughn died on August 31, only two days after turning 45.

Student organizations equal experience

By Cindy Roeller

(March 18, 2005) — It's difficult to write about just one thing when I reflect on my time at Scripps.

Class Notes Winter 2005

By Staff

(March 18, 2005) — What are alumni doing now?

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