VCU iPadJournos

WTVR.com has partnered with the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project at VCU’s School of Mass Communications. Students from the project reported the following stories. For questions about the stories, please contact the project's faculty advisor Dr. Marcus Messner at mmessner@vcu.edu.

Recent Articles

  • VCU fans ready for another NCAA tournament run

    Posted on: 1:11 pm, March 21, 2014, by

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.
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    VCU Rams logo UPDATE
  • Local charities struggle with food stamp cuts

    Posted on: 2:46 pm, December 11, 2013, by

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.
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    Misi Rose, a Mercy Mall volunteer, helps a visitor pick out food items to take home.
  • Many parents torn about giving children smartphones

    Posted on: 11:24 am, December 11, 2013, by

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.
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    Children and cell phones
  • Managing final exam stress a challenge for VCU students

    Posted on: 7:37 am, December 11, 2013, by , updated on: 07:41am, December 11, 2013

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.
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    A student writes how she relieves stress at The Well to get a stress relief package.
  • Black Friday sales to start on Thanksgiving Day

    Posted on: 12:47 pm, November 27, 2013, by

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.
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    Black Friday
  • International students at VCU celebrate their first Thanksgiving

    Posted on: 12:27 pm, November 27, 2013, by

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.

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    Around 200 guests came for the Thanksgiving dinner at VCU on Thursday.
  • Comic book culture on display at VA Comicon

    Posted on: 2:42 pm, November 25, 2013, by , updated on: 09:36am, November 26, 2013

    This semester WTVR.com has partnered with VCU’s School of Mass Communications “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project. Students from the project reported the following story.
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    Cosplayers pose for photographs, a common staple at conventions such as VA Comicon.
  • Inside the VMFA’s Hollywood Costume exhibit

    Posted on: 2:02 pm, November 8, 2013, by

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.
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    uperman is just one superhero's costume displayed in the exhibit.
  • Election party cheers in Tysons Corner, somberness in Richmond

    Posted on: 11:24 am, November 7, 2013, by

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.
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    McAuliffe celebrated his election victory with supporters at the Sheraton Hotel in Tysons Corner.
  • Mosby Court residents head to the polls

    Posted on: 2:09 pm, November 5, 2013, by , updated on: 12:23pm, November 8, 2013

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.

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    Mosby Court residents were able to take a shuttle to the polls.
  • As Virginians head to polls, some vote for ‘lesser of two evils’

    Posted on: 12:41 pm, November 5, 2013, by

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.

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    Polling Place
  • Negative ads hit a new low this campaign season

    Posted on: 10:51 am, November 5, 2013, by

    This story was reported by the “iPadJournos” mobile and social media journalism project, a cooperation between WTVR.com and VCU’s School of Mass Communications.
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    Negative ads - thumbnail