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Oakland Voices and KALW Collaborate on Radio Stories

This is the second year Oakland Voices and KALW have collaborated on radio stories about East Oakland. The Oakland Voices correspondents pitch ideas and if they are accepted, work with KALW editors and producers to report the story – radio style. Last year’s stories won the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious community journalism […]

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POLITICO Announces the Fourth Class of its Annual Journalism Institute

Arlington, VA – POLITICO today announced the 2017 class of the POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI), an educational initiative focused on supporting diversity in Washington newsrooms. PJI, now in its fourth year, will be held May 30 to June 9 and will offer 12 university students intensive, hands-on training in government and political reporting and reflects […]

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This Or That – Survey #2

  We’re shaking up things around the Maynard Institute. In an effort to serve our stakeholders better, please help us choose our new content focus by taking part in our readership polls.

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Please Take Our Poll

  We’re shaking up things around the Maynard Institute. In an effort to serve our stakeholders better, please help us choose our new content focus by taking part in our readership polls.

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Maynard Making Moves

“Clearly we are at a crossroads. As you look around the United States today, it can be difficult to see this nation’s promise. Instead, we see a country that seems powerless over its self-dividing culture, a nation whose institutions are becoming unmanageable, whose media urges it further from sanity.” – Robert C. Maynard This year […]

Examining Fault Lines in a Time of Political Earthquakes

As journalists continue their post-election coverage review and plot strategies for the first 100 days of the Trump administration they should consider adopting a plan built around covering the nation’s Fault Lines, rather than continuing to obsess on day-to-day conflict. The Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 inspired the late Robert Maynard to suggest much like […]

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Maynard Grad Mistaken Target in Social Media Wars

This first person account is by Doris Truong, a graduate of Maynard’s Media Academy for managers and past president of the Asian American Journalists Association. – MIJE Staff Trolls decided I was taking pictures of Rex Tillerson’s notes. I wasn’t even there. By Doris Truong There’s a joke among Asian Americans that people think we […]