Post Tagged with: "journalism"

Alum Deported From Bahrain

Georgetown graduate Erin Kilbride (COL ’12) was deported from Bahrain on Saturday for what the government described as her “radical” writings on Twitter and other websites. Kilbride, originally from Portland, Maine, left the gulf kingdom and was to arrive in the United States later Saturday. Unrest between Bahrain’s Sunni-led monarchy and majority[Read More…]

by August 13, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Valuing the Present, Minding the Future

Where to next? It’s a question that never goes away. It’s the question I’m asking myself as a senior, the question I’ve asked myself on each rung of The Hoya’s organizational ladder and the question I was asking myself four years ago. I’m grateful that the answer four years ago[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Journalism Minor Now Accepting Applications

Georgetown College’s new minor in journalism, which was approved by the Executive Curriculum Committee in January, is now accepting applications for its first crop of students. The minor will require six classes, including “Introduction to Journalism,” “Digital News,” “Media Techniques,” a Journalism Capstone and two electives. Although the minor is[Read More…]

by February 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Master’s in Journalism Dean Resigns

Dean of the Masters in Professional Studies in Journalism Program Denise Li has submitted her two-weeks notice. She is leaving the School of Continuing Studies next week. Following the announcement of a restructuring of the SCS’s journalism branch, Li informed Dean of the SCS Robert Manuel that her last day would be Sept. 16.[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Alumnus Missing in Libya

Alumnus Missing in Libya

When Sharon VanDyke’s son Matthew called to say he was booking a flight to Libya, she was out buying batteries. Though the decision to head to a country mired in civil war may have prompted most mothers to give it a second thought, Sharon knew her son. But now with[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments City News, News
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