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Helen Thomas and Bob Schieffer go virtual
March 9, 2009

Schieffer

PULLMAN – Former White House Bureau Chief Helen Thomas and CBS News’ Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer will appear in Second Life for an interactive Q&A session, held at 5:30 p.m. April 6 on both the real and virtual campuses of WSU.

The duo are the recipients of this year’s 2009 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism and in Broadcast Journalism, respectively.

The special event is part of the Virtual Journalism Summit, a unique gathering that will examine media and the metaverse through a series of panels, presentations and workshops with newsmakers … » More …

The McCormick Foundation and WSU partner for world’s first virtual journalism summit
February 3, 2009

 

PULLMAN — WSU and McCormick Foundation are partnering for a unique Specialized Reporting Institute that will bring together leading technology executives and journalists to examine the recent rise of new media outlets and distribution within 3D virtual world spaces. The day-long free event, held April 6 at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, aims to explore both commercial and citizen reporting efforts through a series of panels, presentations and workshops. 
 
“The McCormick Foundation is proud to partner with Brett Atwood and WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College,” said Clark Bell, director of the McCormick Foundation’s … » More …