Month: August 2017

  • No one does it alone

    From StoryCorps and NPR: “As soon as we got into the school, the principal was calling the roll. He said, ‘Bill Weaver,’ and I said, ‘My name is William.’ And he said, ‘Oh, you’re a smart N-word.’ I’d been in school maybe 30 minutes and he suspended me,” Weaver, 67, says, while recounting his first […]

  • Journalism training opportunity in Knoxville in October

    From the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters president Whit Adamson: The Poynter Institute’s Al Tompkins will be conducting an Electronic Journalism Seminar for radio and television on Saturday, October 7 in Knoxville. Time and location TBA. The program will include sessions on “Telling the Story”, “Cool Tools of the Trade”, and “Critical Thinking in Today’s World”. […]

  • What’s it like to cover the solar eclipse

    Ask Calvin …