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Kevin Merida, Maynard Grad '79, to lead Wash Post as M.E.

MIJE Staff February 5, 2013 Kevin Merida, Maynard Grad '79, will become the Managing Editor of the Washington Post. He will be the first African American to assume this role at the Post. read more

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Cut Gun Clip Sizes for Fewer Shooting Victims

February 6, 2013 By Howard Dyckoff - After a year with 131 murders in Oakland – not the city’s highest ever, but the most since 2005 – and after the massacre in Sandy Hook took 26 lives, mostly...

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VIDEO: Oakland, Where is the Love?

February 7, 2013 By Katherine Brown - L-O-V-E. Love. Such a small word, yet complex beyond measure. I guess that is why love is such a conundrum. It’s often very easy to say. It can be a challenge to...

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Reporting on Violence and Trauma

June 8, 2012 The Maynard Institute and Bay Area News Group, with sponsorship from The California Endowment, have partnered to launch OaklandEffect.com, a site dedicated to reporting on the impact of...

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Constance White, 2 More Essence Editors Out

February 8, 2013 Ex-N.Y. Times writer showcased black women's diversity; Freedom Forum removes 3 student programs from website; 3 who slimmed down say Christie should listen up; Whitlock knocks...

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Oakland, How Deep is Your Love?

February 11, 2013 Is it possible to quantify how deep your love is for something or someone? As I continue to delve into my love for The Town, I begin to reminisce....

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Going to Prison, Part III: Lam Tells His Story

February 11, 2013 By Debora Gordon - On Sunday, December 9th, I headed back to prison. When I arrived, I learned the previous day’s lock down had been lifted. Many of the same visitors were there...

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The Chicago Reporter

Editor & Publisher Posted on:  February 11, 2013 Deadline:  March 8, 2013 This opening is a unique opportunity for a talented journalist and newsroom leader to make a mark in Chicago and...

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Are Magazine Staffs Whiter Than the GOP?

February 11, 2013 New Republic story prompts critics to turn the tables; HuffPost's Derek Murphy named G.M. at USA Today; fourth editor departing Essence magazine; Crazy Horse Workshop not being...

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School-to-Prison Pipeline

February 13, 2013 By Debora Gordon - Every time a student does poorly in school, or drops out, there is likely a great increase in the chances he will wind up in prison. I recall in my discussion with...

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Computer Love: East Oaklanders Tweet Their Affection for The Town

February 13, 2013 By Katherine Brown - While on this love experience, I learned that you don’t need very many words to define or explain it. 140 will do. To find out more about how folks from Oakland...

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Happy New Year! Oakland’s Chinatown Welcomes The Year of the Snake

February 13, 2013 By Jian Di Liang - The Lunar New Year is coming, and so is The Year of the Snake. The New Year is one of the most important festivals in Chinese culture. The Street Festival held on...

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Oakland Art Teacher Thi Bui Urges Students to Draw, Think Outside the Box

February 13, 2013 By Debora Gordon - Thi Bui, an art and digital media teacher at Oakland International High School, described herself as “a little reckless. I break a lot of rules. I’m very...

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Telenovelas Trump State of the Union

February 13, 2013 Univision, Telemundo won't bump popular dramas; Christopher Dorner manhunt echoed Hollywood crime tale; Time Inc., publisher of Essence, People magazines, for sale; will church seek...

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DFM's Steve Buttry talks diversity

MIJE Staff February 14, 2013 In 2012, Digital First announced that it was undertaking several companywide diversity initiatives, including working with the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education...

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Annette John-Hall, columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, takes buyout

MIJE Staff February 14, 2013 Annette John-Hall, columnist for the Phiadelphia Inquirer since 2007 and SPMJ '89 Faculty member, has agreed to take a buyout. John-Hall told Journal-isms that she did not...

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The Poynter Institute

Development Director Posted on:  February 14, 2013 Development Director     POSTED: Jan 31Location: St. Petersburg, FloridaEmployer: The Poynter Institute    Type: Full Time - ExperiencedRequired...

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Obama Visits His "Unhinged" Hometown

February 15, 2013 Teens skeptical president can change gang mindset; black journalists pleased with White House meeting; Maine paper drops request for gun permit records; commentators struggle to...

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Alec Baldwin Vs. Black Photographer

February 18, 2013 "He said-he said" over allegations of racist rant; N.Y. Times' David Barboza among Polk Award winners; report on press freedom makes depressing reading; new "digital divide" is about...

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Living Victoriously: Community Advocates Help Bay Area Women Transform Their...

February 19, 2013 By Katherine Brown - It is a rarity to encounter folks that have faced numerous adversities, yet never complain. They continue to hold their heads up high, dig in their heels, and...

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