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Reflections

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

Welcome to holiday season in America. Here people go from stuffing themselves full of turkey to preparing to stuff stockings all in the span of less than 48 hours. Christmas music has been playing non-stop since the day after...

Internationalization

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

What is Internationalization? As in international student and the beat reporter for international life at Allegheny, I’m still not entirely sure. What I do know is that we have an International Teaching Circle, that meets to...

Job Shadow

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

As part of an assignment for class this week I did a job shadow at The Meadville Tribune. The assignment was to pick a journalist, contact him and then follow him round for six to eight hours to get a sense of what a day in the...

“Whoops” – Making Mistakes

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

Draft. Reread. Edit. Read. Edit more. Read, reread, reread. Edit, edit, edit. Read. Have someone else read it. Drive yourself crazy as the words on the page become ingrained in your mind. You re-arrange a sentence three times....

Owning Up: The Struggles of Being a Student Journalist

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

Being a student journalist is hard: You have to be able to juggle classes, homework, friends, food, sleep, in my case a varsity sport and then, somehow, on top of all that, manage to find sources, put in the work to dig a little...

International Problems

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

October 25, 2014

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

This week’s post is going to be about my beat. Not in some ‘links to greater journalistic ideas’ way but in a very specific, deals with a problem that is tied to the idea of trying to write an international beat. For the...

Keeping up Relationships

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

October 17, 2014

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

I think this is probably the most reiterated statement I’ve heard in Journalism 320 since the beginning of the semester and from various different outlets too. We’ve been lucky enough to have several professional journalists...

Deep End?

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

Filed under World Beat

It was my first, real official story. I’d gone to the meeting. Listened to the editors speak and voluntarily raised my hand to write about the Chinese Mid Autumn Moon Festival. I had no idea what that was and lucky for me one...

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