Stop blocking athlete access to media

FRIDAY,  SEPT 25, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 29) Universities continue to block athletes from talking to the media. That’s got to stop. (Poynter) For athletes at many of the nation’s top athletic programs, talking to the news media is regarded as a punishable offense There has never been a time when America more urgentlyContinue reading “Stop blocking athlete access to media”

“Student-Athlete”

THURSDAY,  AUG. 20, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 5) (Washington Post) The NCAA uses ‘student-athlete’ as a weapon. Some college journalists just stripped it away. Last week, the editors of the (University of North Carolina) Tar Heel informed the world they would no longer use the heinous phrase “student-athlete.” They pointed out that their ownContinue reading ““Student-Athlete””

Welcome Back to Online Elsewhere

Vol. 2 No. 1Aug. 14, 2020 (click to view video) WELCOME BACK TO ONLINE ELSEWHERE Welcome back to a new school year. And welcome back to Online Elsewhere, where I try to curate journalism education news for you five days a week. Each newsletter will also include links to interesting stories appearing in California highContinue reading “Welcome Back to Online Elsewhere”