by 13 School of Communications students were featured on Page A1
and in a two-page spread in the Sunday, Oct. 3 edition of the Burlington
Times-News, the only daily newspaper in Alamance County.
articles were part of a civic journalism project for JCM 300, "Reporting
for the Public Good," taught by Janna Anderson, an assistant professor
of communications. The articles preview an Oct. 8 forum hosted by
the Elon University Center for Environmental Studies titled "Roadmap
to the Future: Tomorrow by Design." The articles examine a wide
variety of topics that will be discussed during the forum and their
relevance to the local community, including organic farming and
foods, alternative-fuel vehicles, living a sustainable lifestyle,
recycling and long-term environmental planning.
arrangement with the Times-News, the Reporting students will also
file stories on election night in November and will produce business-news
features that will be run in the special Times-News Progress edition
The top three
editors at the Times-News, Lee Barnes, Jay Ashley and Brent Lancaster,
met with the Elon students at the beginning of the fall semester
to help them map out their reporting strategies for these professional
contributed articles for the Times-News environmental issues package
include: Ashley Feibish; Courtney Linn; Rasmi Gamble; Jacquie Anderson;
Jacob Potter; Laura Somerville; Cheryl Williams; Andrew High; Bettina
Johnson; Carrie Morgan; R.J. Fenn; Scott Myrick; David Douglas.
The articles can be downloaded as PDFs by subscribers to the Times-News