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Introduction to writing compelling commentary



Monday, May 30, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm


Kinesiology B-126

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This workshop provides participants with a practical introduction to contributing their expertise to the public discourse through short-form written commentary for newspaper opinion pages and online sites. The session covers: the value scholars offer to the news media, the essential elements and format of opinion pieces, tips on linking knowledge to the news to enhance its relevancy, and things to avoid when engaging with news media.

Speaker: Shari Graydon, Catalyst, Informed Opinions

This workshop will take place in English.