AU, Backpack Journalism at Emmy Ceremony

NEW YORK, 21 September 2009 — Though we didn’t win an Emmy, it was a good night for those of us with ties to American University. The award ceremony was hosted in part by David Gregory, an AU alum and host of NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Also present was Alexandra Garcia, a former student of […]

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Emmy Award nominations

NOW on PBS has nominated “Afghanistan: The Forgotten War,” and “Nurses Needed” for national Emmy Awards. I produced both of these stories in 2008. The Afghanistan piece, in particular, is a prime example of how the “backpack journalism” model is revolutionizing the field of visual communication on television and on the Internet. Few media outlets […]

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