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Q&A with New York Times Senior Writer David Barstow

David Barstow is a senior investigative reporter for the New York Times. Photo by Hannah Denham, '20.

Hannah Denham

October 31, 2018

"My first piece of advice [for young journalists] is not advice at all. It’s a plea: God, we need you, right?"

Emphasizing ethics in the media

Vivian Schiller addresses students and faculty in Stackhouse. Photo by Nuoya Zhou, '18.

Nuoya Zhou

March 21, 2016

Independent Media Executive Vivian Schiller delivered Washington and Lee’s 61st Media Ethics Keynote Address on March 18, telling the audience that she believes ethics is the key for standing out for both publisher and marketers in the media industry. Schiller’s speech, “Ethics and the New Media Lan...

Former Journalism Professor dies, leaves mark on University

Lou Hodges

Madeleine Haight

March 7, 2016

The Washington and Lee community voiced the loss of an influential professor whose distinctive teaching methods and broad interests expanded the vision of his department. Louis Wendell Hodges, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Professor of Journalism Ethics Emeritus from 1997 to 2003, passed...

Journalism students report on internships

Journalism students report on internships

Abigail Summerville

October 12, 2015

When Maggie Dick, ‘17, walked into the Zimmerman Advertising headquarters on the first day of her summer internship, she didn’t expect to see the company’s founder help himself and a client out of a broken elevator. “Jordan Zimmerman was riding in the elevator with a client and the elevator...

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