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Woodward Talks Truth

Woodward Talks Truth

Speaking to a packed audience of future politicos, journalists and business-minded students, famed investigative reporter Bob Woodward highlighted the importance of constantly seeking the truth, the hallmark of his four-decade career. “Democracies die in darkness,” Woodward said to a full audience in the Intercultural Center at the Mike Jurist Memorial[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Top Internet Journalists Talk News

A trio of leaders in web journalism and marketing – including Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post – headlined a panel discussion before a crowd of almost 100 engaged audience members in the Leavey Center on Monday. Huffington, Eric Hippeau, Huffington Post chief executive editor, and Kara[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

One Year Later, Still Work to Be Done

To the Reader: A year ago, The Hoya failed in its mission of providing the Georgetown community with reliable, responsible journalism. This failure came in the form of the annual April Fools’ humor issue. A far cry from responsible journalism, the issue was deemed by many to be offensive and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Memories from Championship Days

Like so many wannabe politicos, I enrolled at Georgetown determined to study government, volunteer for national political efforts and make good “connections.” Four years later I left Georgetown having learned from a broad spectrum of the humanities departments, spent most of my energy focused on campus, and made some truly[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News

Getting the Scoop in the Age of PR

When I graduated in May 2001 with a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, the commencement speaker singled me out at the time as the oldest person, at 68, to have earned a law degree from the school. Today, at 77, it appears I’m the oldest reporter at The Washington[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News

Words of Wisdom Voiced From the Trenches

My experience as a reporter in D.C. started with four years of working for zero compensation: no money, no course credit, not even a free T-shirt. You could say that was excellent training for today’s lousy journalism market. But my time at Georgetown University – during which I wrote for[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News

Field Work Grounded in The Classroom

The classrooms were filled with the lingering haze of gray ash. The metal desks where students so recently listened to lectures were twisted by the heat into grotesque shapes. Blackened bubbles of paint streaked down the walls. The roof was completely burned away. The chalkboards showed a few recognizable marks[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News