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INQ: Intro to Journalism and Ethics Textbook?

I am teaching an intro level Journalism and Ethics class in the Fall, but I want to do it through an American Studies lens by emphasizing our assumptions about identity, especially when reporting on issues of race and crime. Can anyone recommend a good textbook and/or sample syllabi used for Journalism/Ethics courses.



Summer 2015 Call for Authors - Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

As The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia continues to grow, we are pleased to extend our call for authors to include new subject categories. To join more than 150 leading and emerging scholars who have already contributed to this peer-reviewed, digital-first project, let us know your choice of topics. Authors will have the opportunity to select feasible deadlines and will have the option of volunteering or receiving modest stipends.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Amstdy: 11 May - 18 May

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 May
2015 to 18 May 2015. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-Amstdy. See the
H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more



Arizona State University - Lecturer, US History

ANN: Smithsonian American Art Museum's 2015-2016 Fellowship Appointments

The Smithsonian American Art Museum will host 14 new fellows for the 2015–2016 academic year. The museum’s program grants awards for scholars and students to pursue research at the museum, including senior, predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships. The 2015–2016 museum fellows are:

• S. Elise Archias, George Gurney Senior Fellow, University of Illinois at Chicago; “Armatures—Joan Mitchell, Lygia Clark and Melvin Edwards circa 1960”