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Month: January 2017

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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 Press,” Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway stated that the facts mentioned by the new Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, during the White House’s statement on […]

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    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. Provide a variety of strong clips The application asks for 3-5 clips, so include only your best work. If you don’t have five […]

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    How to Write a Cover Letter

    In addition to a portfolio, many places will ask that you provide a cover letter to explain why you are interested in working for their organization. This letter is your first impression, so you need to wow the selection committee with your words. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your cover […]

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