ESPN experts share advice as part of HOUSEsports weekend

Moderator Curtis Bunn (far right) asked ESPN columnists J.A. Adande (left) and Jemele Hill (center) about how they got into sports journalism and what makes for a good sports column.

ESPN, in collaboration with HOUSEsports, a student-run organization at Morehouse that helps budding sports journalists develop in the different realms of media presented the college’s first journalism and sports conference.

Ron Thomas, Director of the Morehouse Journalism and Sports Program, along with Devin Emory and John Smith, co-founders of HOUSEsports organized the event as part of the HOUSEsports Weekend that ran from April 12-14, 2012.
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Curiosity finds the cat

Many Atlantans abandon their comfy couch cushion and slippers to run out into the streets when they hear a drop has been made.

Georgia State Alumni, former studio art major and well-known artist, Catlanta, releases a sporadic statement about a “dropped” cat via social networks and sends eager, hopeful owners out in a scurry to find his hidden novelties.
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AABJSC hosts first-ever week of events

The Atlanta Association of Black Journalists Student Consortium (AABJSC) offered a sliver platter of events made for students to dive into the week of Feb. 20 – 24. The student chapter made sure to cater to students in all different fields of journalism in their first-ever week long lineup of events, hosted on Georgia State University’s campus.
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NABJ President visits Atlanta

The National Association of Black Journalists has a new leader at the helm this year. Under the leadership of Greg Lee, NABJ’s youngest president, the progression towards a wider and more technologically-savvy set of goals is already underway.

Lee came to Atlanta on Feb. 29 to converse with the members of AABJ on a more personal level. With the NABJ convention coming up in June, the recent divide from UNITY and the current state of African-American presence in the media, there was plenty to talk about while sitting down with the president. Continue reading

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