Mini Skirt Journalism

"A news story should be like a mini skirt on a pretty woman. Long enough to cover the subject but short enough to be interesting." – Anonymous

Journalism: Where the privileged succeed?

I just got back to Indiana from a trip out west. Long story short: I drove to California to help a friend move there for a yearlong apprenticeship at the … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sun-Times changes definition of mobile journalism

Anyone who has been paying even the slightest bit of attention to news about journalism has heard about the Chicago Sun-Times getting rid of its photo department. Not surprisingly, and … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Breaking Journalism Law

OK, so it’s been months since I’ve written a post. In many ways, not posting for months at a time is like breaking journalism law. I’ve had friends ask me … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘The sixth W’ β€” Women

I remember waiting anxiously in 2011 for HBO to air its documentary “Gloria: In Her Own Words” about the life of Gloria Steinem and her work for women’s rights. It’s … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · Leave a comment


Journalism is a highly competitive field, traditionally dominated by men. My name is Kelly Dickey and I am a highly inquisitive college student trying to make it as a reporter. … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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