These American University students are working on a series of documentaries about alternative power sources in the Galapagos. Here, on San Cristobal, they shoot one segment about wind power.
We’ve been fortunate to have hooked up with Allan Baer, one of the founders of SolarQuest, a company that substitutes alternative energy sources for environmentally UN-friendly systems. Actually, it was MacKenzie O’Donnell, one of the AU students on this trip, who met Allan after one of his alternative-energy presentations in Washington, DC, and then got […]
Back in Latin America. A woman carrying an infant begs for change at the airport alongside freelance cab drivers trying to snatch a fare. The smell of diesel as our vehicle weaves through chaotic traffic. Fire breathers spout flames from their mouths on street corners. Upon our arrival in Quito on Friday night I can […]
Backpack journalism moved further into the mainstream last week when AU graduate student David Coffey and I traveled to New York where we finalized his internship with the Associated Press in Bangkok, Thailand. During his 12-week internship, David will employ the backpack journalism model that I’ve been teaching at American University as well as at […]
I did a long video interview yesterday with Dr. Charles Sterin of the University of Maryland University College. He’s putting together a new book, “Mass Media for the Digital Millenium,” which will be hard copy and online. The book will be published by Pearson Education, Inc., reportedly the largest publisher in the world of books […]
Below is a rough version of the comments I made at the recent 10th International Symposium on Online Journalism, held at the University of Texas at Austin: Despite the fact that America is engaged in two wars, the number of foreign correspondents working overseas and sending information back to the United States about these conflicts, […]