Link of the Week: Oct 7 - Oct
Writing is key to the communication of nearly any message. It
is a skill that many work all their lives to masteror at least to improve.
The Poynter Institute is perhaps the
most respected center for journalism training in the United States, so they
know what they are talking about when it comes to writing. Thats why their
Writing / Editing page
is this weeks link. It offers a wealth of writing resources, including
such as Roy Peter Clarks Thirty
Tools for Writers.
Media Fellows Awards:
Seeking funds for an in-depth journalism project dealing with
criminal justice? The Soros Justice Media Fellowship seeks dynamic journalists
working in print, photography, radio, and documentary film and video to improve
the quality and depth of media coverage of incarceration and criminal justice
issues. Fellows devote up to one year to research, write, produce, and widely
disseminate stories. Awards are up to $45,000. Click
here to go to the Soros page and view more info about the awards.
We have now posted the
handouts that were distributed by journalists
at our recent media forum. Journalist contact
information is now posted also, if you want to follow up with any of the
people you met at the forum (or if you live in the Asheville area and want to
see what you missed!).
of the Week Archives
For your convenience, we've begun archiving past
weeks' featured links and articles.
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as Link of the Week.
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