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Whitman alum and NYT journalist Gillian Friedman and Parents magazine editor Kelly Glass discuss the “beautiful and perfect endeavour” of journalism

Whitman alum and NYT journalist Gillian Friedman and Parents magazine editor Kelly Glass discuss the “beautiful and perfect endeavour” of journalism

Lily Yost, News Reporter October 28, 2021

On Oct. 21, Whitman alum Gillian Friedman, a business reporter for the New York Times, and Kelly Glass, the executive editor of Black Parenting for Parents Magazine, spoke to Whitman students on Zoom about...

Visiting journalist Dawn Paley co-teaches course on media writing

Visiting journalist Dawn Paley co-teaches course on media writing

Sara Platnick November 17, 2015
Journalist Dawn Paley visited campus from Nov. 10-15 for a talk and a five day workshop on media writing.
Whitman Students Write for The Odyssey

Whitman Students Write for The Odyssey

Sara Platnick October 28, 2015
A growing number of Whitman students are choosing to write for The Odyssey, an online platform geared towards millennials that describes itself as a combination of journalism and Buzzfeed, often focusing on more personal pieces or multimedia articles.
Illustration by Luke Hampton

A Movie Reviewer’s ‘Hair’y Adventure

Nathan Fisher April 11, 2013

For almost two years I've had the awesome job of writing movie reviews for The Pio––Friday night: the theater with a tub of popcorn; Saturday morning: Zip off a short review. Easy! Never thinking...

Games Journalism Needs Better Audience

Blair Hanley Frank February 14, 2013

A few weeks ago, a good chunk of the game journalism world was fooled into believing a fake rumor about the future of the Xbox. An anonymous source, claiming to have inside information, sent an email...

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Comparing the Pio with my Chinese university newspaper

Rensi Ke December 7, 2009

I applied to be a columnist mainly to explore how it feels to work with an American college newspaper. But a  comparison of The Pioneer and The STU Journal, Shantou University's newspaper where I...

Bill Murray shares his experiences as an alumnus

Derek Thurber March 12, 2009

Whitman alumnus Bill Murray '92 returned to campus this last week to present a lecture on his experiences as an embedded journalist in Iraq for the Hosokawa Endowed Lecture series. As part of his stay...

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