Posts Tagged Journalism

Smart Phone Photo Editing

Smart Phone Photo Editing

Smart phone photo editing is the topic that Coal Cracker youth-led news reporters will explore on January 30th. The free training session will be led by Pulitzer Prize-winner Garry Pierre-Pierre, a multi-media and entrepreneurial journalist. Coal Cracker reporter Ashley Stetson (at center in the above photo) will act as a youth trainer for the session, lending her smart phone photo editing expertise to the conversation. Ashley is a seventh grade student at Mahanoy Area Middle School. She has been a

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Tom Kane: A Life Fully Lived

Tom Kane: A Life Fully Lived

The Upper Delaware River threads through and entwines the towns and lives of the people living along its borders in Pennsylvania and New York. Those of us living in the river valley love this powerful water body for all that she gives; we respect her for her power to take; and we are reminded that she also receives. On August 9, the mighty river enfolded our beloved friend, Tom Kane, into her sweeping flow and delivered his worn body to

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Journalism Training

Journalism Training

Coal Cracker, a Mahanoy City-based youth-led newspaper that is a project of Heron’s Eye Communications, will host a FREE journalism skills workshop titled “News Writing and Reporting for Your Community” on Thursday, July 9, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, on the second floor of the Mahanoy City Public Library. Veteran journalists Chris Mele and Meg McGuire will lead the session. The workshop is open to young people, of any school district, grades 5 – 12. No prior journalism experience is

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