Bruce Jones: Build Your Internet Presence

BANGKOK, Thailand, 16 May 2015 — Build your Internet presence. That’s what designer and Internet marketer Bruce Jones advised the students in my Backpack Video Journalism Workshop when we Skyped him in from his Boston office today. Use all the social media tools, Bruce told them, including YouTube, one of the most powerful tools we […]

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Backpack Journalism in Taiwan

American University graduate student David Coffey, above, focuses on covering Typhoon Morakot in Taiwan. The Taiwan military used helicopters to rescue civilians trapped by the typhoon that swept through parts of Taiwan in August. David is the first-ever recipient of the American University-Associated Press Foreign Internship Award. For the internship, David is based in Bangkok, […]

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AU Student Accepts Award for Backpack Journalism

David Coffey (left) accepts the American University-Associated Press Foreign Internship Award from School of Communication Professor Bill Gentile. Coffey, who is finishing a graduate degree in Journalism at AU, is leaving this week for a three-month internship with the AP in Bangkok, Thailand. AP, the world’s oldest and largest news-gathering organization, has a robust domestic […]

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