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University of South Carolina launches doctorate fellowship

The University of South Carolina is launching a doctorate fellowship for business journalism thanks to a $500,000 gift from Kenneth W. Baldwin Jr., a Columbia native and 1949 USC alumnus. The Baldwin Business and Financial Graduate Fellowship for Business Journalists, which will begin in the fall semester 2014, is valued at more than $70,000 per […]

Are we seeing the start of the Greatest Generation of business journalists?
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Are we seeing the start of the Greatest Generation of business journalists?

The Greatest Generation of business journalists will come from today’s university students. A perfect storm of events, technology and globalization has equipped this generation to better understand and effectively report on the world of money than any that preceded it. Its words and visuals for financial issues that matter will also carry faster and further […]

NBC California Nonstop
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Working behind the scenes at KNBC LA

By Chelsea Klement My experience at NBC affiliate, KNBC LA has so far been a complete whirlwind. I have enjoyed the first couple weeks tremendously and feel right at home when it comes to knowing most of the staff and other interns in the department. The department I am interning in is California Nonstop News, […]

General Gregory "Speedy" Martin, Ret. US Air Force
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Wondering about all the retired generals led Boston Globe’s Bender to great story

In his daily beat coverage at the Pentagon, the Boston Globe’s Bryan Bender noticed that retired generals didn’t disappear to the golf course after hanging up their uniforms. Instead, they were sticking around, this time in the suits of businessmen. Bender is a Loeb Award finalist this year for his story, “From the Pentagon to […]

Salvador Rodriguez
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Elevating a print story and an intern’s toolbox with video storytelling

By Salvador Rodriguez This summer has been hit with an epidemic of cybercrime. Hackers all over the world have stood up to the biggest of companies and government organizations, and broken into their systems. This topic has taken over most of the reporting I have done as an intern at the Los Angeles. I’ll even […]

Complications for foreign media outlets in China
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Complications for foreign media outlets in China

Last week when Cronkite students visited The Wall Street Journal Asia office, the hot topic of conversation was the foreign media’s restriction on hiring Chinese journalists. But today, when we visited Bloomberg’s Shanghai office, a different theme was on the forefront of the agenda: Companies neglecting foreign media outlets in China. Stephanie Wong, bureau chief […]

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Conversations on the evolution of online media

We’ve now been in Shanghai for over three days and it seems that here, more than in Beijing, the complexities that have arisen with the emergence of online media are a focus for news organizations and students. On Monday, we visited Shanghai International Studies University, where the students discussed the disadvantages and advantages of China’s […]

Understanding the value of money in China
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Understanding the value of money in China

With each day that passes, the Chinese way of life heightens my interest in the country and the way it functions. And my perspective is limited considering myself and my peers have only seen two of the country’s largest cities — Shanghai and Beijing. That’s a small fraction of the massive country and yet, the information […]

The Great Wall of China
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The Great Wall of China

One of the biggest questions we’ve been asked since we’ve been here is: Why is there such a great communication gap between the United States and China? When climbing the Great Wall one can understand why there has been such a communication gap. China has a long history of isolationist behavior, and Westerners have not […]