From a research assistant at the Atlanta Journal Constitution to the Corporate
Communications Manager at a small real estate firm, Cathy Wooten has worked in many fields
before landing what she calls the job of a lifetime as the Director of Communications
Mikhail Gorbachev, the President of the Soviet Union during the final years of the Cold
War, died yesterday at his home at the age of 79.
His death was confirmed by his daughter, Irina Gorbachev.
Gorbachev is credited with ending the Soviet Unions regime
After giving his blessing to the crowd in St. Peters Square on his 68 th birthday,
the pope travelled to Pomezia, Italy, an industrial suburb located 25 miles south of
Rome, where he visited a gypsy camp that had a population of three thousan
The School Board of Education of Middlesburgh, Ohio had their meeting at the
schoolhouse interrupted last night to be informed that they were violating a state code
by buying milk for the school cafeteria without asking for bids, putting them in danger of
In a recent polling, Oxford College students strongly advocate a complete pullout of Iraq
and Afghanistan, citing economic and moral grounds and the inefficiency of the war strategy as
The Afghan War started on October 7, 2001, in respons
Sixty-eight years ago, Tosia Schneider made a promise to her mother that if she survived
the Nazi persecution in Poland, she would tell the world the story of her people suffering during
"Never in our wildest dreams could we imagine what wo
Profile Assignment Outline Example
A. Growing up, professor Konsynski was always fascinated by technology and its
A. Generally, most people in his field are not very engaging and are reserved, only
worrying about thei
Benn Konsynski, 61, sporting one of his signature bowties, stands at the podium
before his App class, preparing to teach as students settle in, getting ready to learn.
Learning is different in a Konsynski class. There are few pencils, pens and notebooks.
In a speech given at Emory University, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Wednesday
strongly urged that now is the time to make a concerted effort to transition to geothermal
Kennedy discussed the economics of the environment in his speech. He told his
Article 1: Europeans Talk of Sharp Change in Fiscal Affairs
2) Very few people in this world are immune to the booms and busts of the economy. The
economic crisis in Europe is extremely newsworthy for Europeans since the situation is
centered where they l
Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of Great Britain, whose pragmatic leadership
redefined British through his efforts to promote peace and stability in his nation, died
Tuesday in his countryside home. He was 58.
A formal autopsy is scheduled for next week
The Millennial generation is concerned about their financial futures. Well, at least
that is what the iOMe survey says.
This survey polled 642 self-selected participants that are 18 to 29 years old. 46
percent of the people asked said that they are very c
A recent informal survey shows that Atlanta constituents are looking for changes
in Washington. Of the 20 people who were interviewed, 10 said the economy was the
most important election issue, seven said job creation and role of government, health care
Last Friday Laura Lynn Hardy, 19, had a typical day rapidly turn into quite the
contrary. While passing Lincoln Federal Savings on her bike ride home, she noticed a
thick manila envelope lying on the sidewalk. Because of time constraints, she
Technological advancements continue to have a substantial impact on journalism.
The development of the 24-hour news cycle has elicited a new standard for truth among
those who wish to remain up-to-date on what goes on locally and around the world.
Deadline Writing Example
At about 2:30pm yesterday, a man entered the Security Federal Bank, requested
information about a loan and left shortly after. Minutes later he returned with a pistol in
hand and robbed the bank.
He forced two tellers to lie on th
A man was killed instantly and two firemen injured when the man struck a fire engine
that was responding to what turned out to be a false emergency call at 7:10 this morning
at the intersection of Post Road and Rollins Avenue.
The man, who was later ident
ANGELA MERKEL DIES AT 57; FIRST WOMAN TO LEAD A MAJOR
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Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, steward of Europe's strongest economy, and first
woman to lead a major power, died unexpectedly Wednesday night at the age of 57 at her
According to a Nov. 22, 2005 International Herald Tribune article, Norbert Lammert, the
new president and speaker of the Bundestag, commended Merkel, saying to her on
national television that day, "Dear Dr. Merkel, you are now the first-ever elected femal
Writing for Broadcast
Use a friendlier, more conversational tone
a. Write the way you speak.
b. Use simple words.
c. Consider your story a conversation with someone you know
Keep your writing short, simple, and easy to
Perry attacks Romney, Obama in policy speech
By SHANNON McCAFFREY
The Associated Press
ATLANTA Rick Perry said Friday anyone with doubts about how he would govern as president
should simply look at Texas. In his first domestic policy speech as a candidate
2. Place of birth
3. Where raised
4. Family Parents and their occupations, siblings and their
5. Education Colleges and degrees
1. Professional Focus
2. Career progress
Note the economical wording of the lede, the use of the subjects full name, and the elegiac
style of the nut graf.
CBS/New York Times
September 16, 2011 6:30 PM
Poll: Perry leads pack in Republican presidential
CBS News Poll analysis by the CBS News Polling Unit: Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus and
Just a month aft
Individual Profile Assignment
Due: Rough draft (minimum 1000 words) due Thursday, Nov. 10. If you do
not turn in a rough draft on Nov. 10 at the beginning of class, you will lose 10
points on your final draft. You will have a chance to discuss your rough