Tag Archives: Journalism

Civil rights lawyer Morris Dees will speak at Troy University on March 22

March 8, 2017

Morris Dees, co-founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will speak March 22 during Troy University’s annual journalism symposium.

The public is invited to the event at 10 a.m. in the ballroom of the Trojan Center on the university’s Troy Campus. Admission is free.

Dees’ topic will be “With Justice for…

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Separating fact from fiction and opinion in a news story

October 27, 2016
By Steve Stewart

Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts,” said Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a professor, politician and statesman who advised four presidents of both parties.

His statement reminds us that we should seek the facts and base our opinions on them. But that’s not as simple as it seems today, when…

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J-Day hones high school journalists

September 23, 2016
By Clif Lusk

More than 500 high school students from across Alabama participated in J-Day at Troy University’s Hall of School of Journalism and Communication on Thursday.

The annual event provides high school students the opportunity to experience the journalism and communication world through a series of informative and practical workshops and provides a better understanding of the career…

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