Category Archives: Lecture

Tasks for Week 10

Please remember that there is no class on Tuesday (Oct. 24). You have a reporting day. Please file your second news packages that day, if you haven’t done so, and work on your third ones. If there are issues, please let me know.

On Thursday (Oct. 26), we will have a guest speaker. Andrew Cain, political editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, will discuss politics in the battleground state of Virginia.

Election Reporting 101 with @MSchmidtRTD

Markus Schmidt (@MSchmidtRTD), a political reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, visited the iPadJournos class on Thursday. Schmidt, who is covering the Virginia elections this year for the Times-Dispatch, encouraged students to become involved in the state election and to be aware of the issues surrounding it. He stressed the importance of state elections, especially in Virginia. Virginia, he said, is an important state in national politics, so the issues surrounding the state election hold a lot of importance. Continue reading