Top Journalism Conferences to Attend in 2015

The year’s most indispensable regional, national and international journalism & media get-togethers.

10 Feature Writing Tips from Tampa Bay Times Staffer, Author Jeff Klinkenberg

Chesty Morgan was a burlesque queen in the 1970s famous for supposedly sporting “the world’s largest natural breasts.”  Her real name is Lillian Stello. A while back, a friend of Tampa Bay Times staff writer Jeff Klinkenberg happened upon Stello in a Publix grocery store in Florida.  In her 70s, she was dressed in a […]

50 Best Journalism Schools and Programs at U.S. Colleges & Universities

A list of 50 undergraduate journalism programs I consider to be the best in the U.S.

40 More Must-Follow Twitter Feeds for Journalism Students

Certain sources sporting active Twitter feeds are especially valuable to journalism students. Building off the accounts featured in part one, here is an additional set of 40 must-follow Twitter feeds.

Journalism & Media Conferences: Top 11 to Attend in 2011-2012

Note: Check out my updated 2012 list — — A recent college graduate emailed me last week requesting a list of journalism and media conferences worth attending.  It is a fantastic question. — Below is a list of what I consider to be the most indispensable national-level get-togethers for those who are practicing, teaching, and […]

Dan at AEJMC Conference: Come See Me in St. Louis

Like many journalism educators, I’m heading this week to St. Louis for the annual Association of Education in Journalism & Mass Communication (AEJMC) convention. I’m presenting twice, including at the gathering’s sole college media session.

Dan Becomes a Journalism Ninja…

I recently laid out my thoughts on the present and future of journalism, mass communication, j-education, and new media as part of a new AEJMC Web feature “Discussing JMC with…” Three of my answers and the cool ninja icon included on the page are below: —–—— How do you define mass communication? It is still, as it has always […]