Posts Tagged ‘ university ’

What’s Your Thesis?

The Challenge Has Arrived – The Master’s Thesis!

On my way to finish my degree – one of the most important prerequisites to actually become a journalist – I’ve finished nearly all my course work. The end of my career as a student is slowly approaching. BUT, there is one big challenge that I still need to master (pun totally intended). After all, I need to deliver a final thesis!
While most people seem to suffer from a lack of ideas, my problem is that I have too many ideas! Continue reading


“Just send the draft” – A Story in Progress Part III

I started research on the merging of the film department with other departments at the University of Mainz about a week ago. this is how the story continues:

I just sent out a 2nd draft to the office after I had talked to another editor at the office this morning.

“Just send in the draft,” he said. We might just run it without having a higher ed page, since the editor for higher ed is sick.

I’m curious if it will actually make it into the paper. I’m not so sure. I’ll wait until Thursday. If it hasn’t come through, I will post the draft in progress right in this post ;).

“Merging vs. Founding” – A Story in Progress Part II

Further setbacks and an unpublished draft

It has been a week since I started research on the merging of the film department with other departments at the University of Mainz.

The story has slowly developed a little, but in doing so, it really has downsized itself. What was interesting to see is how the university is trying to change the framing. Continue reading

A Story in Progress(?) – “Investigative” Journalism

Usually, news stories slowly unfold before your eyes, when you are trying to do research on an issue.
The topic I am currently working on seems to be the opposite! Continue reading

Guerilla Bar – A story I wish I’d told

Sometimes it is more important that a story gets told than that you are able to tell it yourself…

Flyer for the Goodbye party of the Inter II Bar

Being a student at the University of Mainz, this matter is, of course, close to my heart!:
In the last couple of years, all the dorms on campus have been closed Continue reading

Political Campaign #fail

Ok, usually I focus on Journalism here, but since advertisement is also part of communications and politics is always of interest to journalists, today I have some advertisement for you!…
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