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Meet RTD political editor Andrew Cain (Week 7)

We have RTD political editor Andrew Cain in class tomorrow (Tuesday). Please come to class 5 minutes early, so we can start at 9:30 am with his talk. We want to make sure that we don’t start with an empty classroom.

Battleground Virginia
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 9:30 a.m., Temple 2211
Andrew Cain, political editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch

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