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Lara Logan interviewed by student journalist

Here’s a short clip of student journalist and reporter for the CU Independent Don Tartaglione, who interviewed CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan Tuesday night at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Logan spoke to an audience about her experiences as a foreign correspondent and as a female journalist. She was a guest of … Continue reading

Why did you choose a profession that can potentially get you killed?

Why do you want to become a journalist? It’s a question that can haunt, annoy or even frustrate journalism students, but it is also one that ultimately makes most dedicated journalism students ponder. It’s an important question, one that requires us to be honest and thoughtful. After all, it is a question we answer with … Continue reading

The subtle art of the interview

Voices are never quite as powerful when they are heard in absence of a body and its expressions. Ask a journalist: Through a phone, they become tiny remnants of a human in a distant land. There is some emotion, sure, but not the same caliber of emotion stirred when a voice is accompanied by a … Continue reading

The dreaded wait

The scene reminds me of a breezy day turned night at the Aurora Reservoir while my father and I fished, waiting for something to bite. I ended up catching the only fish: an 11-inch rainbow trout. So three weeks later, in the second floor of the Daily Camera building, I waited like a fisherman waits … Continue reading

Every story counts

Next to my computer screen sits a little walkie-talkie. It’s connected to the Boulder Police Department scanner, and with its constant buzzing mixed between inaudible remarks and fuzzy static, it’s obnoxious. Like, really obnoxious. But on my first day, it hardly mattered. And on my second day, didn’t matter either. You get the idea. This … Continue reading

E-mail to journalism majors on school closing

This email was sent to journalism majors to explain what’s going on with the J-School. Make of it what you will, but it is a thorough explanation.  Dear Journalism and Pre-Journalism Majors, As you know, the University’s Board of Regents voted 5-4 last week to discontinue our School, effective June 30. It was the final … Continue reading

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