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Kids Day is more than a fundraiser for these Fresno State students

Cheering people in bright orange aprons occupied corners of Shaw Avenue Tuesday as commuters stopped to purchase the annual Kids Day special issue of The Fresno Bee. Thirty years since its premiere, Kids Day, organized by Valley Children’s Hospital, The ...

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What H.W. Bush said about the Armenian Genocide when this professor once asked

Fresno State journalism professor Jim Boren, retired executive editor of The Fresno Bee, gave listeners a peek into his 40 years in the industry on Tuesday. Boren discussed some of the highlights of his career, like the time in 1988 ...

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He is showcasing his passion where it began

Doug Hansen sits surrounded by his illustrations bound in books and hung on the concrete walls of his second floor office at the Conley Art building. The Fresno State art professor, illustrator and author is getting ready to showcase his ...

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For years they brought us the news, now they teach it

Two veteran journalists from The Fresno Bee are transferring their expertise from the newsroom to the classroom at Fresno State.   Jim Boren and Donald Munro have begun teaching media, communications and journalism (MCJ) courses at the university. Their first ...

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Media professionals join students for night of recognition

The green screens in the broadcast studio in the Speech Arts Building were traded for elegant black curtains last week as the media, communications and journalism department honored scholarship recipients, fellows and two hall of famers. Hannah Wrathall, a fourth-year ...

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Deal could bring New York Times digital subscription by December

After severing ties with The Fresno Bee earlier this semester, Associated Students, Inc. voted on Wednesday in favor of a new partnership with The New York Times as a part of their campus-wide readership program. This, along with lengthy discussion ...

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Fresno State, local journalists take on fake news, alternative facts and media bias on Oct. 27

News release previously published by Fresno State News. A panel discussion on “Fake News, Alternative Facts and Media Bias” will feature The Fresno Bee’s Jim Boren, journalist Lloyd Carter, PowerTalk 96.7 radio host Trevor Carey and Fresno State media, communications ...

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ASI vote was the wrong way to go

Last week, after offering the paper for free to all students for at least 10 years, Associated Students, Inc. ended its contract with The Fresno Bee. Even though negotiations with The Bee came down to the newspaper compromising to lower ...

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ASI suspends all negotiations with The Fresno Bee

The Associated Students, Inc. student senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to suspend all negotiations with The Fresno Bee. The senate voted against the latest potential deal with The Fresno Bee after reviewing the proposal that would have contracted ASI to ...

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ASI moves forward on veteran center, Fresno Bee contract

A new contract between The Fresno Bee daily newspaper and the Fresno State Associated Students, Inc. was discussed last week after the previous newspaper subscription contract ended. It was one of two major topics discussed during the regular student government ...

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ASI strips Fresno Bee daily newspaper from campus

Fresno State students will not be picking up a print copy of The Fresno Bee daily newspaper on campus any time soon this fall. The Associated Students Inc. confirmed last Friday that it has decided to discontinue the subscription due ...

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Panelists tackle ‘fake news’ urge public to fact-check

It was standing room only at the Alice Peters Auditorium last Thursday for a lecture on the emergence and threat of “fake news.” The Leon S. Peters Ethics lecture, a series sponsored by the Ethics Center, was a panel discussion, ...

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Collegian scores Hostetter as new adviser

Veteran Fresno reporter George Hostetter has joined the Fresno State family as the adviser to The Collegian, the university’s student-run newspaper. Hostetter is one of the most esteemed reporters in Fresno, according to many who spoke of him when he ...

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As we walk off into the sunset

Another school year is coming to an end, and with that another batch of students is being sent into the real world. What have they learned? Have we actually trained the students to be competitive in the job market, or ...

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Record breaking Kids Day

Thousands of students and community members saw the sun rise as they sold Kids Day editions of the Fresno Bee. Kids Day has been the Valley’s opportunity to gather the community to sell a special editions of the Fresno Bee ...

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Local Armenian author finds inspiration at Fresno State

Local author Armen Bacon will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest alumni honor given, at the annual Top Dog Award Gala for her dedication to the community and professional successes.     Bacon, who has authored two books, writes columns ...

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It’s about the players, not the profits

Fresno State announced Jim Bartko as its new athletic director Monday creating an opportunity for some to discuss the future of what they see as the defining characteristic of the university – athletics. However, in these discussions, the reason we ...

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Prop 47: the debate over sentencing reform

Central Valley community members met Tuesday at the The kNow Youth Media building in southwest Fresno to discuss Proposition 47, or the Reduced Penalties for Some Crimes Initiative, that California voters will vote on next week. The meeting featured advocacy ...

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