Opinion journalism session at AAJA Convention 2014

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Sharon Pian Chan, Jeff Yang, Shirley Leung and Anna John talked about opinion journalism at the AAJA Convention 2014 in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 15, 2014.


<ul><li> 1. EVERYBODYS GOT ONE: Opinion journalism in an era of digital chaos AAJA CONVENTION 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. 2014.08.15 a </li></ul> <p> 2. Speakers Sharon Pian Chan Associate Opinions Editor / Digital Seattle Times @sharonpianchan Shirley Leung Business Columnist Boston Globe @leung Jeff Yang Opinion Columnist Wall Street Journal, CNN @originalspin Anna John Managing Editor Stiff Jab @suitablegirl 3. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF OPINION JOURNALIST NEWS JOURNALIST COMMUNITY MEMBER STUDENT 4. What is the role of opinion journalists in the ever expanding world of opinion? 5. How do you ensure that your writing has impact? 6. What is the role of opinion journalists in the ever expanding world of opinion? 7. How do your relationships with sources change? 8. If you go into opinion, can you ever go back to news? 9. OPINION THAT HAS IMPACT IMPACT STARTS WITH ASSIGNMENT BE FIRST OR BE DIFFERENT ENGAGE IN ONLINE DISCUSSION ON SOCIAL MEDIA BUILD RELATIONSHIPS SOURCES &amp; OPINION WRITERS IN REAL LIFE &amp; ONLINE YOU ARE A NEXUS 10. How do you deal with commenters? 11. Shirley Leung column on gender http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/02/21/what-happens- when-big-girls-cry-work/5ytBAkW2qGbCNqH1EyLX5M/story.html 12. Sharon Pian Chan column on The Mikado http://seattletimes.com/html/opinion/2024050056_mikadosharo npianchancolumn14xml.html 13. Sharon Pian Chan column on not having kids http://seattletimes.com/html/opinion/2024050056_mikadosharo npianchancolumn14xml.html 14. Sharon Pian Chan column on Sikh shooting http://seattletimes.com/html/opinion/2018958109_sharonsikhxm l.html 15. Shirley Leung column on casino http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2013/10/22/sheldon-adelson- please-come-home-and-save-suffolk-downs-and-build- casino/OhFCKVUV4ZZd1CyRapiahL/story.html 16. Shirley Leung column on Market Basket http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/08/07/market-basket- millionaires-fight-over-future-chain-their-low-income-customers- suffer/jNyaxRlSbPe3To8nwTqu6N/story.html 17. Jeff Yang column on The Mikado http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/17/opinion/yang-mikado-racism/ 18. Jeff Yang: Stephen Colbert, Racism and the Weaponized Hashtag http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2014/03/29/stephen-colbert- racism-and-the-weaponized-hashtag/ 19. Anna John column on Miss America http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/09/16/223149807/a -war-of-tweets-erupts-over-latest-miss-america 20. Anna John column https://www.indiacurrents.com/articles/2010/11/02/one-life-lost-two-lives- ruined 21. Anna John on Devyani Khobragade http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2013/12/let_s_get_some_perspe ctive_on_india_s_diplomat_s_arrest.html Sangeeta Richard had always wanted to work abroad. Her wish came true when she became a nanny for Devyani Khobragade, India's deputy consul general in New York. Unfortunately, according to prosecutors, Khobragade had no intention of paying Richard minimum wage to comply with American wage laws, and she committed visa fraud by asserting she would. Last week, Khobragade was arrested, and thats when the real drama began. 22. THANK YOU! QUESTIONS? 23. Replay this presentation and check out the columns mentioned at http://bit.ly/opinion-aaja-2014 </p>