Anthony Hatcher attends multimedia seminar
Anthony Hatcher, associate professor of communications, attended a seminar for journalism educators at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., Feb. 7-11. Hatcher was selected to attend a workshop called Teaching Multimedia Journalism. The workshop covered video and audio editing software, as well as media ethics.
Selection at Poynter seminars is competitive. Other attendees came from the University of Florida, the University of Central Florida, Humboldt State University (CA), DePauw University (IN), Vorhees College (SC), the State University of New York - Plattsburgh, and California State University - Long Beach.
Poynter's mission statement reads:
"The Poynter Institute is a school dedicated to teaching and inspiring journalists and media leaders. It promotes excellence and integrity in the practice of craft and in the practical leadership of successful businesses. It stands for a journalism that informs citizens and enlightens public discourse. It carries forward Nelson Poynter’s belief in the value of independent journalism."
This was Hatcher's third Poynter seminar in a decade. He previously attended workshops on using the internet to enhance reporting, and reporting on religion. For information on Poynter: www.poynter.org