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Pop-up Newsroom students to take part in global project

November 7, 2013

Pop-up Newsroom reporter

Equipped with only their cellphones, graduate journalism students at California State University, Northridge will collaborate with more than 100 other students at universities in India, Taiwan and the UK on Nov. 16 to report about poverty in each country. The project is part of the Pop-Up Newsroom, a temporary virtual newsroom that periodically springs to life to cover stories live, using only mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Its student reporters rely entirely on social media tools, especially Twitter, which allows only 140 characters per post. Read more

AP photographer, CSUN grad Julio Cortez visits campus

November 6, 2013

Julio Cortez, Associated Press  photographer, speaks to CSUN students

Associated Press staff photographer Julio Cortez, a CSUN graduate, recently met journalism students and shared stories about his experience working on national stories, including the Boston Marathon attack and Superstorm Sandy.

Cortez earned a journalism degree from CSUN in 2006 and now works for the Associated Press in New Jersey. Read more

Public relations practicum students working with VPAC

November 6, 2013

PR Students give CSUN President Dianne Harrison iPad survey

CSUN journalism students in the public relations practicum are gaining first-hand experience working for the Valley Performing Arts Center this fall. Dr. Marcella De Veaux’s J398 class is part of the myCSUNtablet initative, and the students are using their iPads at recent performances to survey audience members about their experience.

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