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General Announcements September 12 - September 16

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Fall 2011 * Issue No. 3
To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Christina Pembleton, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to mm@csun.edu, or stop by MZ 210. The deadline for submission is Noon, Wednesday.

LASH List Updated – The Department list of LASH and Non-LASH courses has been updated to download a copy go to https://www.csun.edu/journalism/resources/advisement/forms/LASH%20List.pdf.

Social Networking Sites – The Department can be found on Facebook at http://facebook.com/CSUNJournalism, Twitter at http://twitter.com/CSUNJournalism and on Google+ at http://bit.ly/ouLNnj.

Advisement - Journalism majors intending to attend CSUN during the spring 2012 semester must see an adviser for counseling. Advisement begins on September 19, 2011. Office hours are available on the table outside of the Journalism Department office in MZ 210. The office does not make appointments, so students should plan to see advisers during his or her office hours. Students should pick up their advisement forms and folders in the department office before seeing advisers. After the advisement session is completed, folders and forms must be brought back to the department office. If needed, students should also obtain the instructor’s signatures for restricted classes. Advisement will end on October 28, 2011.

Scholarship Opportunity - The Narco News School of Authentic Journalism and the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict today announce 24 scholarships for the October 21-23 workshop in new York on Organizing Journalism & Civil Resistance. The session is open to independent journalists and media makers (print, online and video) who report on social movements and seek to be better at it. Applications can be received via email by writing to NYWorkshop2011@narconews.com and are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 21, 2011. This workshop offers training in the use of video and written and online media to help journalists and media makers report more effectively on social movements, civil resistance, nonviolent campaigns and community organizing so that the messages of those movements can cut through the clouds of mass media confusion. The event is free to accepted applicants: No tuition will be charged. Scholarship recipients must agree to attend all sessions of the workshop, from Friday, October 21 at 5 p.m. to Sunday October 23 at 6 p.m. The workshop is open to applicants of any age, nationality, race, gender, sexual orientation or political tendency. You do not need a university degree to be accepted for this workshop. To request an application, send an email to NYWorkshop2011@narconews.com.