Mark Trahant opens Atwood Lecture town hall with remarks on journalism in the digital age

2014-06-03 by

Native American journalist Mark Trahant delivers remarks for the 2014 Atwood Lecture, in its 20th year. He served as the 2013-14 Atwood Professor at UAA in the Journalism and Communications Department.

This podcast, including only Trahant’s opening remarks lasting about 15 minutes, was recorded March 27, 2014 in Fine Arts 150 on the UAA campus.

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Green and Gold News
Story on Trahant as Atwood Professor
Anchorage Daily News
Hometown U column on Mark Trahant
Department of Journalism and Communication
Mark Trahant on Facebook
Trahant Reports

Scott Jensen 2011 Atwood Chair of Journalism Lecture

2011-03-20 by News, Sports, and Art

Mr. Jensen presents “The Threat No One Predicted,” a talk about how this brand-new beast, the hungry consumivore—is successfully satisfying its hunger for online content at the expense of information professionals.

Recorded Feb. 22, 2011.

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2009 Atwood Professor Patrick Yack on the changing landscape of journalism

2009-04-06 by

Smaller newsrooms, commentary blogs, Twitter—what does it all mean for the news consumer and for the aspiring journalism student. Seasoned journalist Patrick Yack offers insight into the challenges, conflicts and opportunities that the current petri dish of journalism offers us. He also introduces the topic of an April 8 panel: Palin, Politics and the Internet, with local journalists Kyle Hopkins of the Anchorage Daily News, Tony Hopfinger of Alaska Dispatch, and Rachel D’Oro of the Associated Press. This event is in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307 at 1 p.m. on April 8.

Professor Yack is interviewed here by Kathleen McCoy of University Relations. This podcast was recorded Monday, April 6, 2009.

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Atwood Chair press release
Patrick Yack's background and expertise explained.
Green & Gold
April 8 journalism panel announcement