Who’s your columnist #2

January 31, 2008

Your comment must be posted by 30 minutes before the Tuesday class.You must include the URL so that others can read the column, too.Let me know if you have any questions.See you in class.

Maureen Nasser: 3 things

January 31, 2008

Maureen Nasser is in her fourth year as Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations.Here’s an interview with Maureen.Also see this site for information about covering sports at George Mason. If you plan to cover a George Mason sports event, you must notify the instructor by e-mail a minimum of 24 hours before the game or […]

Ed Passino: 3 things

January 27, 2008

Ed Passino is Northeast Region Manager for USA Football.Ed will talk to us in class on Tuesday Jan. 29 about deadline writing and AM/PM leads.He is part of the Mason 371 network, having taken this course a few years ago. And he’s one of our real success stories. Ed freelances for the Associated Press, covering […]

Your read it here first (but I could be wrong!)

January 26, 2008

This is not the place for Redskins (doesn’t that sound offensive by itself?) news, but given the circus that the ‘Skins’ (better) head coaching search has become, I thought I’d check in with some thoughts. First of all, it’s pretty obvious that Joe Gibbs isn’t around to reign in Danny Boy (Snyder) anymore.DB is dismantling […]

Internship with Real Clear Sports

January 24, 2008

I’m not sure if anyone is interested or where exactly the headquarters for Real Clear Sports is, but I think its worth a contact for those of you still in the industry. This is a relatively new sports website that is looking for interns. Just click this story’s slug for details. Good luck.

Who’s your columnist #1

January 24, 2008

So, got a columnist for the semester?Your choices will be posted on the class syllabus.Tom Boswell of the WashPost is still out there.Joe Posnanski of the KCStar, too.And Mitch Albom of the Detroit Free Press.Lots of good folks to choose from.Your COMMENT for the first week MUST be posted here.You must comment on a column […]

Roger Clemens: The ’60 Minute’ Interview

January 13, 2008

In case you missed it, here’s Mike Wallace‘s “60 Minutes” interview with Roger Clemens from Jan. 6. You can watch it in one clean take by going to the program website, or you can watch it in two parts here (click on video, then scroll down to find the 14-minute interview; c’mon, CBS, how about […]

What do doctors put in B-12 shots these days?

January 4, 2008

Former MLB first baseman Rafael Palmeiro did everything he could to absolve himself of responsibility for his actions. He tested positive for anabolic steroids only two months after appearing in front of Congress and declaring he had never done steroids. He changed his story a bit after the test, saying he had never “knowingly” done […]