The rush to (news) judgment

The Aug. 3 cover of Rolling Stone features Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. It’s a profile, and by my account — and those of many others qualified to account — a very good profile. But the profile itself is not the topic. Placing Tsarnaev’s image on the cover has, to understate the issue, caused a stir. So, let’s not make this about agreeing or disagreeing with the decision to run this cover in this way; let’s instead consider only the act of making the decision, and examine two perspectives of Rolling Stone.

GOOD’s Alissa Walker discusses “City-Making: Journalism & Civic Engagement” at SND STL

Our next dynamic speaker, Alissa Walker, is a St. Louis native, USC Annenberg Getty Arts Journalism Fellow and writer for GOOD magazine. She’s going to discuss some of the interesting journalism projects she’s working on with GOOD LA: City-Making: Journalism and Civic Engagement As cities increase their focus on improving the urban environment, how can […]

Free SND STL Student Workshop focuses on “The 21st Century Visual Journalist: What You Need to Succeed”

We’re excited to offer a full day of free student training before the conference on Thursday, Sept. 29, thanks largely to the help of Jennifer George-Palilonis and our awesome team of panelists. There’s no fee for the workshop and no registration needed, just come join the party! Student Workshop Schedule: 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  – Panel […]