From Murrow College http://nwpr.org en Backpack Journalism http://nwpr.org/post/backpack-journalism <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Murrow College Backpack Journalism Program is in the field again, this time with Murrow seniors Mindy Rossner and Megan Garrity.</span></p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:00:00 +0000 John Paxson 18630 at http://nwpr.org Backpack Journalism Eyewitness Account Of The Attack On The U.S. Embassy In Yemen http://nwpr.org/post/eyewitness-account-attack-us-embassy-yemen <p>Student journalist Mohammed Bahashwan had a first-hand view of&nbsp;a violent&nbsp;protest at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen, using his cell phone to capture video of the chaotic scene. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 23:42:00 +0000 Rochelle Adams and Joe Utter 15164 at http://nwpr.org Arab Impressions Of America http://nwpr.org/post/arab-impressions-america <p></p><p>This past summer, 20 Arab journalism students&nbsp;studied mass media at WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. The students - who were funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs -&nbsp;spent six weeks in the U.S.&nbsp; Their intinerary included trips around the Pacific Northwest, California’s Silicon Valley, and news outlets in Washington, D.C.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 20:24:33 +0000 John Paxson 11589 at http://nwpr.org The Murrow FCC Rural Information Initiative http://nwpr.org/post/murrow-fcc-rural-information-initiative <p>The Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University recently was host to a special day-long discussion of the information landscape in Washington with a particular emphasis on the information needs of the rural population. Sat, 23 Jun 2012 04:13:16 +0000 John Paxson 10496 at http://nwpr.org The Murrow FCC Rural Information Initiative (Parts 1-3) http://nwpr.org/post/murrow-fcc-rural-information-initiative-parts-1-3 <p>The Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University recently was host to a special day-long discussion of the information landscape in Washington with a particular emphasis on the information needs of the rural population.&nbsp;</p><p>The landscape is, in many ways, an enigma.&nbsp; A state that is an acknowledged world leader in digital technologies has some areas where there is virtually no digital access.&nbsp; The big cities&mdash;clustered in four areas&mdash;have ample electronic and print news coverage.&nbsp; But vast areas of rural Washington have very little.</p> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 03:13:06 +0000 John Paxson 10495 at http://nwpr.org The Murrow FCC Rural Information Initiative (Parts 4-6) http://nwpr.org/post/murrow-fcc-rural-information-initiative-parts-4-6 <p>Click on the links above for parts 4-6 of the discussion. (Here are <a href="http://nwpr.org/post/murrow-fcc-rural-information-initiative-parts-1-3">parts 1-3</a>)</p> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 03:05:31 +0000 John Paxson 10494 at http://nwpr.org Hispanics Are America’s Fastest Growing Aging Population http://nwpr.org/post/hispanics-are-america-s-fastest-growing-aging-population <p>BY ANDREA CASTILLO AND JOSH PFLUG</p><p>In 1972, Raul Soto immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico, expecting to work for only a few years before returning to his home country.&nbsp;Forty years later, the 69-year-old former fruit picker &ndash; like millions of other migrant workers &ndash; is growing old in America. Thu, 17 May 2012 21:36:33 +0000 The Murrow News Service 8505 at http://nwpr.org Vets Without Borders http://nwpr.org/post/vets-without-borders <p>GRANDADA, NICARAGUA -- The German Shepherd staggered into the veterinary clinic. A large bandana &ndash; wrapped around its belly &ndash; hung low, almost touching the ground.</p><p>The dog, named Lassi, winced as veterinarians checked her body, her cries suppressed with a muzzle. When the veterinarians removed the bandana, they discovered a ruptured,five-pound tumor.</p><p>&ldquo;When Lassi suffers, I suffer,&rdquo; said the dog&rsquo;s owner Ana Goussen. &ldquo;I was going to have her put down even though it would hurt from the bottom of my heart.&rdquo;</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:00:55 +0000 Andrea Castillo 6703 at http://nwpr.org Vets Without Borders Backpack Journalists http://nwpr.org/post/backpack-journalists <p></p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 07:00:00 +0000 6712 at http://nwpr.org