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WVU journalism student wins Scripps Howard scholarship

A West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism student has been named one of the Scripps Howard Foundation’s Top Ten Student Journalists for 2008 and will receive a $10,000 scholarship.

Elaine McMillion, a news-editorial senior from Charleston, was chosen from hundreds of students nationwide for the award.

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WVU student completes Society of Professional Journalists national internship

A West Virginia University junior was awarded the opportunity to write articles for a newspaper published by the Society of Professional Journalists.

Jon Offredo of Newtown, Pa., earned one of 12 national internships as a reporter for The Working Press, a tabloid that was published three times at the SPJ national convention earlier this month in Atlanta.

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National Press Club, WVU School of Journalism partner for election panel

Discussion to focus on impact of new media on political process

In this historic presidential election, more people are turning to new media – blogs, YouTube, social networking sites – to learn about the candidates, discuss issues and participate in the campaigns. The question is, what effect is the digital world really having on the nation’s political process?

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