Online opinions can be informative, perceptive, witty, and revelatory – or inflammatory, misleading and offensive. It’s the journalist’s job to decide whether they’re newsworthy.
if you want to write about business, public policy or science – and if you are committed to uncovering facts and driving the news agenda – there’s no better set of skills to learn than a basic command of spreadsheet programs.
Daria Solovieva (MA, 2010) is co-founder and managing editor of VALERIE, a new magazine now online in its beta release. VALERIE’s mission is “to showcase the work of talented female writers, bloggers and photojournalists to bring our readers independent news, perspectives and innovative ideas from around the world.”
Graciela Ibáñez (M.A, 2009), talks about job searching, job switching, business journalism skills, and how she became Dow Jones’s sole reporter in Santiago
J-School students report and write a long-form feature to meet their thesis requirement. Khadeeja Safdar (M.A., 2013), picked a big subject, and got hers published by The Atlantic