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Final project: Husband-and-wife team bring ski journalism online

It’s a ski bum’s dream: Any given week in the wintertime, Heather and Greg Burke could be on top of a mountain anywhere in the country or world. In late March, they spent a few days at Big Sky Resort in Montana. In mid-April, they flew out to Austria to explore European ski resorts. Both …

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Guest speaker Kristen Lombardi on non-profit journalism

On Thursday, March 22, Kristen Lombardi of the Center for Public Integrity visited class to talk about her experience as an investigative journalist working at a non-profit. Lombardi’s been a reporter for 17 years, with long stints at The Boston Phoenix and The Village Voice. She start at the Center in 2007, where she said …

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Final project outline

I’ve looked into two different story ideas for my final project. The first is a profile on ski blogger Heather Burke, who is the main writer of Boston.com’s Ski Guru blog. She’s a member of the North American Snowsports Journalists Association, the North American Travel Journalists Association, and the Eastern Ski Writers Association. She’s the …

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