Khanna, Earley attend IPJ seminar


Elon journalism majors Samiha Khanna and Steve Earley were among 50 select students from universities in North Carolina invited to attend the Institute on Political Journalism's "Covering Business and the Economy" seminar in Chapel Hill. The conference took place Nov. 22-24.

Khanna and Earley had the opportunity to network with and learn from professional journalists, government officials and university professors. Speakers included Richard Thomas of Newsweek magazine, Scott Mooneyham of the Associated Press, John Merline of USA Today and Andre Postelnicu of the Financial Times.

Session topics included: Covering Local Government; Covering State Government; Covering the Federal Government; Understanding How Business Works; Uncovering Corporate Scandals; The Ethics of Journalism; and Seven Secrets for Successful Scribes.

The Institute on Political Journalism ( is based in Washington, D.C., and was founded to improve the ethical standards and economic literacy of future journalists. The workshop was co-sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, a non-profit educational organization (



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