You guys are famous!

Well, at least you’re getting some pub in a well-respected blog. Check it out here!

Paid summer internship!

MINNEAPOLIS SUMMER INTERNSHIP
The Star Tribune newsroom offers paid, 10-week summer internships, targeting undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers as reporters, copy editors, photographers, graphic artists and designers.

Most successful applicants have completed their junior year in college and have done an internship at a smaller paper. Interns are paid the same as a first-year professional: $692 per week for summer 2011.

In recent years, the Tribune has hired several of its summer interns into professional-level jobs.

Apply by Dec. 1, 2010 for the summer 2011 program.

To learn more: http://www.startribunecompany.com/158

Dow Jones editing internship…deadline approaching!

If you are interested in taking the test, please get in touch with Prof. Sharon West ASAP. Info can be found here.

Conflict of interest/ethics violation

Journalists must be as transparent as possible. The latest example why is here.

Chance to meet Fox Sports/Big 10 Network reporter on Friday!

Charissa Thompson will be in The Lantern newsroom at 2:30 p.m. on Friday for an informal lecture with journalism students. Please let me know if you would like to attend.

Get paid to work in Washington, DC

Example of context/comparison with numbers

I saw on the news this morning that shares of Apple were trading above $300 each. I guess that was interesting. But when the reporter said that meant the company was so big that if it were a country, its economy would match that of South Africa….WOW!!!