The Department of Digital Media and Journalism is excited to announce its new Spring course, DMJ393-01 Investigative Reporting Lab, thanks to the sponsorship of the Ottaway Foundation endowment. Continue reading
The Ottaway Seminar this fall is tentatively titled “The Kids’ Story: Telling Stories of American Inequity Through the Lens of Youth.” The professor is Sarah Carr, a contributing editor at the Hechinger Report, former investigative editor at the Boston Globe (focusing on education and equity), and author of Hope Against Hope, for which she embedded in schools in New Orleans to tell the story of students’ and teachers’ experiences after Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading
Attention Journalism majors: Ask your advisor about The Ottaway Seminar, a course offered each spring that features a nationally known visiting journalist who shares their expertise and experience and teaches students about the problems and issues that face reporters and the press. Former professors have included foreign correspondents, literary journalists, photo journalists and high-ranking editors.
In Spring 2022, the James H. Ottaway Sr. Endowed Professorship will be taught by Bart Gellman, Staff Writer for The Atlantic. He will be teaching a seminar titled the Literature of Fact. In order to take this course, students must be a junior or senior journalism major. Continue reading
Tammy Kim, this year’s James H. Ottaway Sr. Visiting Professor of Journalism, is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the New Yorker, the Columbia Journalism of Review and New York Review of Books. She is also a contributing opinion writer at the New York Times. Continue reading