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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

@ngjennings skypes with the iPadJournos

Yesterday, our class skyped with Natalie Jennings (@ngjennings), the social media manager of the Washington Post’s PostPolitics.com. Jennings spoke to us about the role of social media in the world of political journalism.

By Shelby Mertens (@Shelby_Mertens) Continue reading