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.
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.
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.
on Political Journalism (http://www.dcinternships.org/ipj/) 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