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In My Words: This 4th of July, embrace your liberty

July 6, 2021

This column by Associate Professor of Journalism Amanda Sturgill was distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate and published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Burlington Times-News, the Greenville (N.C.) Daily Reflector and other media outlets.

In My Words: A Pathway to Free Expression in the Workplace

March 4, 2021

In this offering from the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professors Naeemah Clark and Brooke Barnett offer guidance to organizations about creating a workplace culture that navigates the tension between free expression and inclusivity. The column was published in The Times-News of Burlington.

In My Words: Do not go gentle? Thoughts on retirement in high, and low, places

January 6, 2021

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor Rosemary examines how various leaders and society have answered the sometimes thorny question of when is the right time to retire. The column was published by the Burlington Times-News, the Greensboro News & Record, the Durham Herald-Sun and the Raleigh News & Observer.

In My Words: Resolved — I won’t contribute to fake news

January 5, 2021

In this article distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Associate Professor Amanda Sturgill writes about her resolution to do what she can to stem the spread of fake news. The article was published by the Burlington Times-News and the Greensboro News & Record.

In My Words: COVID vaccine may provide an end to this pandemic

January 5, 2021

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor Dave Gammon makes the case for the COVID-19 vaccine. The column was published by the Burlington Times-News, the Greensboro News & Record, the Lexington Dispatch and the Asheboro Courier-Tribune.

In My Words: Lessons learned as first-time elections official

November 11, 2020

In this column published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Greensboro News & Record, Winston-Salem Journal, Greenville Daily Reflector and Elizabeth City Daily Advance, Professor Dave Gammon writes about his experiences as a first-time elections official.

In My Words: Checking facts is not enough

October 6, 2020

In this latest offering from the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Associate Professor of Journalism Amanda Sturgill focuses on how public officials often use deceptive language or specious arguments to distort the truth. It draws from her new book, “Detecting Deception: Tools to Fight Fake News,” published in August.

In My Words: A lynching on the side of a road for all to see

June 11, 2020

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Jean Rattigan-Rohr, vice president for access and success and professor of education at Elon, notes both the similarities and differences between George Floyd's death and those killed at lynchings throughout American history.

In My Words: Don’t feed President Troll

June 9, 2020

In the column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Law Enrique Armijo argues that President Trump's recent Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship would do more to limit free speech than to protect it.

In My Words: For democracy’s sake, end racism and support journalism

June 9, 2020

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate. Rochelle Ford, dean of Elon's School of Communications, writes about the role that journalism plays in educating the public about the impact of racism upon society and the need to support journalism going forward.