Are You Not Entertained?


LIFE AS THEY KNOW IT: ALFREDO CORCHADO ON REPORTING FROM THE MEXICAN BORDER

Journalism students sit down with Mexican Border Correspondent for the Dallas Morning News Alfredo Corchado to discuss the challenges of covering immigration today.

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AN OUTSPOKEN JOURNALIST’S CALL TO ACTION

I’ve been told my opinions are irrelevant in journalistic writing, and people only want to hear the facts. I’ve been told this was the way to become successful. I’ve been told a loud and opinionated woman is just bossy and whiny. That was until I heard Lindy West speak.

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SUCCINCT AND PURPOSEFUL

As the first keynote speaker at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, Henriques’s speech revealed a startling conclusion: today more and more people have to be entertained to read in the news.

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