President’s Corner January 2017

President’s Corner January 2017 About a month ago, South Carolina Broadcasters Association members were guests at a reception in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina. I had the opportunity to speak with more than a dozen...

President’s Corner December 2016

President’s Corner December 2016 Two weeks ago, the BEA Board of Directors voted to add BEA to the list of signatories to a letter to the Trump Administration drafted and signed by more than a dozen organizations representing professional journalists. The letter, with...

President’s Corner November 2016

President’s Corner November 2016 There is so much to report to you this month, some of which you’ve heard (or read elsewhere in this newsletter) but some that might come as a pleasant surprise to you. I can state for certain that I’ve never had more good news about...

October 2016 President’s Corner

President’s Corner October 2016 Last Friday, my longest meeting of the day was a discussion of a proposed new “journalism” curriculum. The faculty had seemingly split into two factions, with one advocating that the focus in the curriculum should be teaching the skills...