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  • Cronkite Global Initiatives | ASU Cronkite School
    staff and faculty and international media professionals scholars and citizens Cronkite Global Initiatives fulfills its mission by building bridges of understanding mutual respect and shared global engagement experiences Programs The Cronkite School is home to one of only two current Hubert H Humphrey Fellowship programs in journalism in the United States The State Department program in partnership with the Institute of International Education brings 10 to 15 mid career journalists and professional communicators from developing countries to the Cronkite School each year for 10 months The Cronkite School also hosts emerging international journalists through the Edward R Murrow Program for Journalists Named in honor of the famed CBS broadcast journalist the State Department program brings fellows from around the world to the United States to study journalistic principles and practices Other major international initiatives include Cronkite study abroad programs overseas faculty research projects and invited scholars and professionals in residence Guiding Principles Cronkite Global Initiatives seeks to Effect a significant impact on students and or faculty and staff Focus on journalism and mass communication Assess and measure outcomes or improvements and Contain a strong service component Contact Cronkite Global Initiatives is directed by Associate Professor B William Silcock a two

    Original URL path: http://cronkite.asu.edu/cronkite-global-initiatives (2015-10-10)
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  • Community Conversations | ASU Cronkite School
    About Students Degree Programs People Internships Outreach News Events Contact Community Conversations Community Conversations is a joint endeavor between the Cronkite School and The Arizona Republic Community Conversations to bring depth and context to topics of interest to Arizonans and break down barriers among newsmakers journalists and the public Recent events have focused on politics and the press and sports reporting and the business of baseball During sessions attendees interact with prominent journalists and newsmakers to better understand how local and national news coverage affects Arizonans They also get behind the scenes tours of newsrooms TV studios and other community institutions Most recently participants visited Chase Field sitting in on a press conference with Diamondbacks Manager Kirk Gibson Past events have featured former Sen Jon Kyl Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall sports radio host and Arizona Republic sports columnist Dan Bickley and USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page Top Cronkite faculty members also participate moderating discussions and sharing insights with attendees Events take place at the Cronkite School s state of the art journalism facility on the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus and the Republic Media Building home to The Arizona Republic 12 News KPNX TV and azcentral

    Original URL path: http://cronkite.asu.edu/Arizona-Republic-Gannett-community-conversations (2015-10-10)
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  • Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp | ASU Cronkite School
    Internships Outreach News Events Contact Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp is a special summer camp exclusively for students currently in high school interested in sports journalism This 13 day on campus journalism summer camp puts participants in the middle of the action covering professional sports teams such as the Arizona Diamondbacks Arizona Cardinals and Phoenix Mercury At this broadcasting camp participants learn under the direction of veteran sports journalists They are exposed to play by play and sideline reporting hosting studio production and more Participants also produce segments and full sports programs inside Cronkite s state of the art studios and discover how to use digital television field reporting equipment and Adobe Premiere Pro editing software Participants stay in the heart of downtown Phoenix at ASU s Taylor Place residence hall In 2014 participants covered Arizona Diamondbacks baseball at Chase Field in Phoenix Arizona Cardinals football training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale Ariz Phoenix Mercury basketball at US Airways Center in Phoenix FOX Sports Arizona is an official partner for the camp No prior journalism experience is required to attend this camp About the Camp Date Sunday July 19 through July 31

    Original URL path: http://cronkite.asu.edu/broadcast-boot-camp%20 (2015-10-10)
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  • ProPublica Wins Disability Reporting Award | ASU Cronkite School
    Being Pinned Down Isolated Against Their Will profiled Carson Luke a young boy with autism who sustained broken bones after educators grabbed him and tried to force him into a scream room The story underscored the common practice of educators secluding and physically restraining uncooperative school children sometimes with straps handcuffs bungee cords or even duct tape documenting hundreds of thousands of cases a year Heather Vogell s story met my ultimate test I never had read before that students face dangerous restraints 267 000 times a year said Schneider Award judge Jerry Ceppos dean of Louisiana State University s Manship School of Mass Communication No one else ever has assembled the massive dataset required to determine that number For that alone this was distinguished reporting But Heather s story didn t rely just on data She blended vignettes with the data so that the story read like a drama Violent and Legal was one of more than a dozen stories produced by Vogell and Annie Waldman that examined seclusion and restraint practices in schools Vogell will accept the award and a 5 000 cash prize on behalf of ProPublica Nov 30 at the Cronkite School where she will deliver a talk on her work to students faculty and the public The discussion part of the school s Must See Mondays lecture series will be held at 7 p m in the school s First Amendment forum It is free of charge and open to the public and a sign language interpreter will be on hand We are deeply honored to receive the Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability and want to thank the judges for recognizing our work Vogell said I am glad media coverage including ours has helped push conversations about restraints out of the dark place where they have long been hidden and into the open Contest judges awarded second place to Josh Kovner a reporter at the Hartford Courant in Connecticut for Saving Evan A Mother and Son Navigate the Challenges of Treating Autism The in depth story profiled Carol Marcantonio s journey to help her 11 year old autistic son become independent when he reaches adulthood Kovner won a 1 500 prize for the story The boy Evan could break your heart and the mom s journey resonated with many parents Kovner said People were saying That s what happened to me Radio producer Eric Mennel took third place for a North Carolina Public Radio story Why Some NC Sterilization Victims Won t Get Share of 10 Million Fund Mennel won a 500 prize for a story profiling Debra Blackmon an intellectually disabled woman who was sterilized at age 14 in 1972 as part of a state sponsored eugenics program in North Carolina This year s judges included Ceppos as well as Leon Dash a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and journalism professor at the University of Illinois Jennifer LaFleur a senior editor at the Center for Investigative Reporting and Jennifer Longdon

    Original URL path: http://cronkite.asu.edu/ncdj-schneider-award-winners-release-2015 (2015-10-10)
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  • Carnegie-Knight News21 Wins ONA Online Journalism Award | ASU Cronkite School
    of The Washington Post and current Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School This award is particularly special not only because it recognizes the power of strong journalism but because it also underscores our efforts to be innovative in our visuals and storytelling about one of the most controversial topics in America Petchel said We are really proud of these young journalists for their extraordinary and visionary efforts on this project Students analyzed gun laws in all 50 states and compiled the most complete database on gun related deaths among children in America They also traveled to more than 28 states interviewing hundreds of individuals and sharing their stories The Washington Post USA Today and NBC News were among the news organizations that published major portions of the investigation The Gun Wars project exposed hundreds of thousands of Americans to a more complete picture of gun rights and gun control forces in the United States Downie said through penetrating stories and powerful multimedia about real people throughout the country gun enthusiasts and citizen militias women gun owners and entrepreneurs teachers who carry concealed guns in their classrooms the passionate lobbyists and activists on both sides of gun issues and the many inner city resident and child victims of gun violence In addition to the Online Journalism Award a Cronkite student working on the project won the very first Edward R Murrow award honoring a college student for work in video journalism Erin Patrick O Connor was the inaugural winner of a Student Edward R Murrow Award in overall video excellence Gun Wars also received an EPPY Award from Editor Publisher magazine for best college investigative report Carnegie Knight News21 won an Online Journalism Award last year in the large student reporting category for Back Home a multimedia investigation

    Original URL path: http://cronkite.asu.edu/news21-online-journalism-award-release-2015 (2015-10-10)
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  • Cronkite Accepting Applicants for Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute | ASU Cronkite School
    Entrepreneurship Institute a five day boot camp which immerses journalism professors in the concepts and practices of entrepreneurship The fellowship program will be held at the Cronkite School s state of the art journalism facility in downtown Phoenix from Jan 3 7 2016 The institute is made possible through a grant from the Scripps Howard Foundation the philanthropic arm of The E W Scripps Company Cronkite Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor an internationally known speaker and thinker on new media and entrepreneurship will lead the institute He will be joined by entrepreneurs investors and Cronkite faculty It s increasingly important for journalists to understand and appreciate the startup culture and the Scripps Howard Institute aims to help journalism educators bring that understanding to their students Gillmor said The institute will offer a variety of interactive sessions that teach how to design a semester long course in entrepreneurial journalism as well as how to integrate other disciplines into the entrepreneurial journalism teaching experience Fellows also will receive training on how to use grants contests and challenges as teaching opportunities The program is limited to 12 fellows who will be competitively selected Training transportation lodging materials and meals will be provided through

    Original URL path: http://cronkite.asu.edu/scripps-howard-institute-application-release-2015 (2015-10-10)
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  • Watergate Whistleblower to Participate in Cronkite School Lecture | ASU Cronkite School
    Legacy and Impact on Journalism will take place Oct 15 at 7 p m in the Cronkite School s First Amendment Forum on the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus I m looking forward to this extraordinary opportunity to explore John Dean s views on the lessons of Watergate for himself the nation and American journalism after his four decades of reflection remarkable scholarship and several books about it said Downie who currently serves as Cronkite s Weil Family Professor of Journalism Dean has been appointed to ASU s Barry Goldwater Chair of American Institutions for the fall and spring semesters Established in 1977 the Goldwater Chair supports the appointment of scholars who have distinguished themselves in the fields of political science history economics law or public policy Dean will give several classroom and public lectures throughout the fall and teach courses in philosophy and law at ASU this spring ASU is very excited to have Mr Dean as the first Goldwater Chair with an interdisciplinary appointment said Arthur Blakemore vice provost and professor at ASU He offers an exceptional opportunity for students to encounter someone with intimate knowledge about a historical event of great importance and controversy His appointment provides opportunities for ASU students university wide to gain his unique perspective across a spectrum of disciplines topics and applications Dean served as counsel to President Nixon from 1970 1973 At the Senate Watergate Committee in June 1973 Dean implicated Nixon administration officials and himself in the cover up During his testimony he also mentioned the existence of Nixon s infamous Enemies List which included the names of major political opponents to the president Dean pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice for his role in the scandal and testified during the trial of several of Nixon s top White House aides He

    Original URL path: http://cronkite.asu.edu/john-dean-watergate-lecture-release-2015 (2015-10-10)
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  • Cronkite School Heroin Documentary Nominated for Prestigious Rocky Mountain Emmy | ASU Cronkite School
    on our community said Christopher Callahan dean of the Cronkite School and CEO of Arizona PBS Arizona PBS which became part of the Cronkite School a year ago is nominated for four Rocky Mountain Emmys The station which includes three TV channels and azpbs org serves as a journalistic teaching hospital for ASU students as well as a test bed for innovation and experimentation within the industry Arizona PBS productions including ArtBeat Nation Check Please Arizona and Horizonte received Rocky Mountain Emmy nominations In all 10 members from Arizona PBS received nominations among four different categories including arts entertainment interview discussion community affairs and lighting In the Student Production Awards Cronkite students earned nominations for Cronkite News the news division of Arizona PBS which includes a weekday broadcast reaching 1 9 million households a robust news website and reporting bureaus in Phoenix Washington and Los Angeles The Cronkite School swept the Newscast category with Cronkite News and The Deaf and Hearing Network an innovative newscast that bridges the gap between the deaf and hearing communities both receiving nominations This year s Rocky Mountain Emmy and Student Production Awards ceremony will take place Oct 17 at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale NATAS is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic educational and technical achievements within the television industry The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter formed in 1959 represents Arizona New Mexico Utah Wyoming and El Centro Calif Rocky Mountain Emmy Nominations Societal Concerns Program Special Jacquee Petchel Mark Lodato Erin Patrick O Connor Elizabeth Blackburn and Sean Logan Hooked Tracking Heroin s Hold on Arizona Cronkite News Arts Entertainment Program Feature Segment Jennifer Burke Alabaster Stone Carvers ArtBeat Nation Interview Discussion Program Special or Series Kelly

    Original URL path: http://cronkite.asu.edu/rocky-mountain-emmy-nominations-release-2015 (2015-10-10)
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