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General Announcements May 7 - May 11

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2012 * Issue No. 15
To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Christina Pembleton, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to, or stop by MZ 210. The deadline for submission is Noon, Wednesday.

2012 Kappa Tau Alpha initiates – Congratulations to the KTA initiates who will be honored at the 2012 KTA reception on Tuesday, May 8. These KTA initiates are in the top 10 percent of their class and were nominated by the Journalism faculty. Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism: Andres Aguila, Laurie Boloven, Angela Braza, Melissa Carr, Mayra Castaneda, Jessica Estrada, Mario Gonzalez, Sarah Lorsch, Phaedra Neitzel, Tucker Nesbitt, Sheila Rodriguez, Jessica Rubalcava, Britteny Salvador, Aaron Sheldon, Angelika Sjostrom, Trisha Sprouse, Samantha Tata. Candidates for the Masters of Arts Degree in Mass Communication: Julie Bien, Amar Spencer, Emily Suhr. Dean’s Awards for Academic Achievement and Service: Graduate: Julie Bien; Senior: Trisha Sprouse; Junior: Madeleine Pumilia

21st Annual Kenneth S. Devol First Amendment Forum - "To Report or Not to Report: Balance and Boundaries of Covering Stories about Schools." Professionals working in broadcast, media relations and education will provide firsthand knowledge, experiences and stories about their work in these fields. A panel of experts will delve into the issues that journalists and students face on censorship, reporting and respecting First Amendment rights when difficult stories have to be told. The event will be March 8, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Thousand Oaks Room of the University Student Union. This event is co-sponsored by the CSUN student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Media Mentors class.