TITLE

Sites help students build portfolios

AUTHOR(S)
South, Jeff
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Quill;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proliferation of web sites that offer an opportunity for journalism students to build their portfolios. The emergence of the Internet is cited as the reason for the emergence of sites that can be of significance to fledgling and veteran journalists. Among them are UPIU.com, a social media platform, and Ground Report.com. Student Kate Lewanowicz of Virginia Commonwealth University sent her story to UPIC.com after being rejected by the school paper and became a hit.
ACCESSION #
49227876

 

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