Common Journalistic Writing Mistakes

Journalistic writing is very different from other types of writing. From writing in third person to keeping stories objective, there are certain rules journalists must follow that deviate from the typical English […]

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Alternative Facts Explained

If you’ve been paying any attention to the news over the past few days, I’m sure you’ve seen the statement “alternative facts” over and over again. During a segment on “Meet The […]

5 tips for applying to Ball State’s Scholarship

Each year, Ball State University’s Department of Journalism offers nearly $8,000 in freshman scholarships. The Freshman Scholarship application closes Feb. 1, so here are some tips for putting together a great application. […]

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What does a new president mean for the media?

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump today, many in the media are wondering what it means for them. Trump has a history of manipulating the media, blaming the press for publishing […]

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