Instead of merely watching the Inauguration on Jan. 21, two graduate students and a senior lecturer from the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin will be running through Washington, D.C., covering the event for "PBS NewsHour." They will participate in a "PBS NewsHour" multimedia short course, which will take place Jan. 18-22 in Washington, D.C.
Return to Law in the Public Interest feature story Claude Simmons Jr. and Christopher Scott spent 12 years in prison for a murder they did not commit. They insisted that they were innocent from their 1997 trial and conviction through their years in prison, claiming that the eyewitness who picked them out of a lineup… » Continue Reading
The Actual Innocence Clinic at The University of Texas School of Law has proved, in collaboration with The University of Texas-Arlington and the Dallas County District Attorney's Office, the innocence of a Dallas man who spent more than 12 years in Texas prisons for a murder he did not commit.
Student reporters negotiate today’s demanding news cycle with speed and agility through ABC News On Campus
Backpack Journalists: Twenty-two-year-old Sara Loeffelholz, a bright, ambitious broadcast journalism student from Aledo, Texas, walks through The University of Texas at Austin campus carrying a small video camera, along with a laptop and her Blackberry, searching for students on the verge of graduating. As an intern for the ABC News On Campus bureau she's reporting a story about graduating seniors' efforts to stand out in the job market. A few short hours later she has produced a video package that will be seen by thousands of viewers around the country.
The School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin is partnering with ABC News to educate and mentor talented college students through the ABC News on Campus initiative.