Bypassing traditional spring break, FMU students visit Atlanta to observe hands-on journalism

By JaConna Brooker, Mass Communication major at Francis Marion University While many college students were heading to the beach, three Francis Marion University mass communication majors decided to devote their 2018 spring break to investigating their future in journalism by visiting three media outlets and one public relations firm in Atlanta, Georgia. The trio visited…

Savannah State shooting; how the student media covered the crisis

Editor’s Note: With thousands of students protesting against guns on high school campuses this month, one SPJ student member and The Tiger’s Roar reporter shares how his university covered a shooting on his own campus in February 2018.  Xavier McKnight, NABJ president, collaborated with The Tiger’s Roar on this video covering the February 2018 shooting…

SPJ Region 3 Spring Conference & Freelance Blitz Agenda now online

Agenda 2018 SPJ Region 3 Spring Conference & Freelance Blitz in Charleston, South Carolina, at the College of Charleston Robert Scott Building, 175 Calhoun Street, Charleston, South Carolina  29424 Link to College of Charleston Map at http://cofc.edu/visit/documents/campusmap_det.pdf –  Building #23, Parking Garage at #7   March 24, 2018, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 7:15 – 8:00 A.M.  REGISTRATION –…