Author Archives: DeanMarr

Spring Break Coverage

Sex, drugs, and alcohol. This is what many view as the crux of spring break for the vast majority of college students. For instance, hereĀ is a Fox News breakdown of how the police in South Florida intend to cope with … Continue reading

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College Photographer of the Year

Any expectations that the College Photographer of the Year Multimedia projects would maybe be a shade lower in quality than the real deal POYI projects was quickly thrown to the wayside once I started to watch a few of them. … Continue reading

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POYI Multimedia Winner

Writing can only do so much for a story. And photos can only add so much more. Combining one of those elements with video, as Multimedia Photographer of the Year Ed Kashi did in his story on what he refers … Continue reading

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The “Dark Side” of Journalism

There is a long list of ‘dont’s’ in the world of professional journalism. Pulling out quotes to make it appear as though an individual said one thing, when in truth they said another, saying that you were somewhere or saw … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Year (International Edition)

Over the past two days, I had the chance to sit in on and observe the judging for the international Pictures of the Year competition, taking place over the course of a few weeks at the University of Missouri. The … Continue reading

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Photographic Research

Memorable photographs are hard to come by; however, according to a recent study done at the University of Minnesota, they are also worth it. The study went about trying to answer the question of what makes a “photograph worth publishing”, … Continue reading

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Expectations

Entering this semester has me a bit on edge, to say the least. I’ve not had a terrible amount of courses, or experience for that matter, in journalism. I decided on a major in true eleventh hour fashion, in the … Continue reading

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