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Saturday, June 8 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Teaching students to handle trolls and haters

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We all know that journalists get rude or offensive comments.   I am continually disgusted and amazed with the emails, tweets, voicemails from viewers to young MMJ’s.  The two biggest topics in the MMJane facebook group: how to make a living when you earn so little (side hustles, savings on clothes, etc.) and people needing a safe place to vent about online harassment.  

As their teacher, these students turn to you for survival advice. This session will help you prepare.


Speakers
avatar for Bethany Swain

Bethany Swain

Lecturer, University of Maryland
Bethany Swain is a journalist turned educator.  Like many many educators she has noticed that her students seem increasingly reluctant to go out on face-to-face interviews.  Bethany will talk about how she is working with her students to prepare them to interview.This is less about... Read More →


Saturday June 8, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Naughton room

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