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Art, Journalism, And Design: Visualizing Meaningful Data


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Speaking at the 6th annual Schuneman Symposium on Visualizing Meaningful Data for Global Audiences, Juan Velasco applies his experiences as the Senior Editor for Arts and Graphics at National Geographic Magazine to cover multiple topics with host Tom Hodson. Velasco explains his process in transforming difficult concepts into "clear transformative learning experiences" and the role… Read More

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Too Much Noise, Not Enough Signal


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Tom Hodson interviews Ohio University alumni Zach Wise, a presenter for the 2014 Schuneman Symposium about Data Context in Storytelling. Wise has his Master's in Photojournalism from Ohio University, was the founder of Soul of Athens, has won a Peabody Award and been nominated for several Emmy Awards. He is now an associate professor in… Read More

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Schuneman Symposium Wraps Up With Poynter Speaker


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An affiliate faculty member at the Ponyter Institute closed the sixth annual Schuneman Symposium Tuesday by discussing the art of storytelling with a myriad of data.  The symposium is a collaborative effort between Ohio University's E. W. Scripps School of Journalism and the School of Visual Communications and is part of Communication Week which is… Read More

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WV Congressional Delegation Asking Obama For Spill Help

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West Virginia's congressional delegation is urging President Obama to reconsider the denial of extra federal aid after a January chemical spill. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Feb. 12 denied Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's request for reimbursement for first responders, nonprofits and public agencies that assisted during the spill. Tomblin appealed the decision on March… Read More

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County Commission Scheduled To Replace Pat Kelly As Sheriff

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UPDATE 1:15 p.m. Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly confirmed Wednesday morning that he will not contest his suspension from office while a criminal case is pending against him. "After consulting with my attorney Brad Koffel, I have decided not to contest the preliminary suspension recommended by the commission appointed by the Ohio Supreme Court," Kelly said… Read More