Posts Tagged ‘Ellen Austin’

TOY Austin says advisers must embrace change

August 7, 2013
Ellen Austin, left, makes a point at the Capital Teach-In.

Ellen Austin, left, makes a point at the Capital Teach-In. (Photo by David W. Bulla)

By David W. Bulla

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Dow Jones News Fund Teacher of the Year Ellen Austin says that if you look at a map of scholastic journalism programs that have gone extinct in the last three and a half decades, it looks like darkness overtaking light. (more…)

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Tinker, LoMonte and Austin highlight AEJMC Scholastic Division’s Capital Teach-In

June 28, 2013

By David Bulla

Mary Beth Tinker

Mary Beth Tinker

The Capital Teach-In will be held Wednesday, Aug. 7 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. It is sponsored by the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Heading this year’s instructors are Mary Beth Tinker, Frank LoMonte and Ellen Austin. Tinker was one of the plaintiffs in the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969); LoMonte serves as executive director of the Student Press Law Center; and Austin was the 2012 Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Teacher of the Year.

Also teaching will be Allissa Richardson of Bowie State University. Her speciality is mobile journalism. (more…)