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April is packed with bi-coastal premieres of several J-School alum documentary films and multimedia projects. These powerful stories touch on everything from one of the most high-profile plagiarism cases in American history to the untold and often hidden stories of immigrants.
Around 300 people admired the work of Vivian Maier Wednesday night at the opening of the new Reva and David Logan Gallery of Documentary Photography in North Gate Hall. The celebration highlighted both a generous gift for an endowed J-School chair and never-before-seen photos taken by the late nanny and self-taught street photographer.
Join us Wednesday, April 2 to celebrate the newly endowed and named Reva and David Logan Gallery of Documentary Photography in the halls of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
Mothers, Please Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys by Alana Levinson - class of 2014
Oakland Program Seeks to Stop Teen Dating Violence Before It Starts by Aaron Mendelson - class of 2014
The California Report
Pow Wow Songs Help to Unite California's Native Americans by Anne Hoffman - class of 2014
In many countries, the majority of high profile journalists and editors remain male. Although there have been considerable changes in the prospects for women working in the media in the past few decades, women are still noticeably in the minority in the top journalistic roles, despite making up the majority of journalism students.
Filmmaker Ben Daitz will appear in person for a post-screening Q&A.
To stay ahead in the new media environment you must be proficient in storytelling with video, photography, and data visualization tools and technologies. Plus, be a producer of online content to websites, news sites, blogs, and social networks. This intensive two-week program is a hands-on training in essential skills for digital media production.
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Winner of Online News Association's award for best individual student multimedia story on health disparities in Oakland neighborhoods.
Fearless, interactive documentary project on sexual harassment in India, successfully used the Kickstarter crowd funding platform to raise $5,575.
Univision-Fusion piece on Chile's neoconservative economic and political model, as outlined in the book, "El Otro Modelo."
For over 40 years Jschool Faculty member and Professor Ken Light has been focusing his camera and his eye on social issues facing America.