Podcast: Baseball, Blogging and Beat Reporting

November 14, 2017

In our Nov. 14 podcast, TAPinto Greater Olean reporters discuss “Baseball, Blogging and Beat Reporting: Using a Spring Training Blog to Teach Journalism Students How to Cover a Beat,” a presentation they made at the Mid-Atantic Popular and American Culture Conference in Philadelphia.

Anne and Richard Lee, faculty members in the university’s Jandoli School of ...

Bona Students and Profs to Discuss Baseball and Blogging at Academic Conference

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – Baseball season may be over, but a group of St. Bonaventure University journalism students and their professors will be talking about the National Pastime at an academic conference Thursday.

The students and professors will deliver a presentation titled “Baseball, Blogging and Beat Reporting: Using a Spring Training Blog to Teach Journalism Students How ...

As She Leaves for a New Post, Karen Geelan Reflects on Her Time as Allegany-Limestone Superintendent

ALLEGANY, NY – During Dr. Karen Geelan’s time as Allegany-Limestone School District superintendent, attendance at board meetings dropped. No longer were 40 to 50 people regularly filling the seats, voicing objections and pointing to problems. In fact, the board began asking people to come to meetings.

“When she came, the district was in a great deal of turmoil,” ...

Friends of the Olean Library Host Annual Giant Book Sale

OLEAN, NY -- For 10 days each year, patrons of the Olean Public Library have the opportunity to purchase donated books to raise money for the Friends of the Olean Library, Inc., Endowment Fund.

The funds go toward the purchase of new materials for loan at the library. This year's sale began on Oct. 20 and will continue through Oct. 30.

“I think that this ...

Kinzua Dam Displacement Survivor Speaks at St. Bonaventure

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – When Stephen Gordon was 11, he and his family were among a group of Senecas forced to relocate from their homes because the U.S. government went ahead with plans to build the Kinzua Dam.

That was in 1964.

“It was a different time,” Gordon said during a recent Thursday Forum in the SBU University Club above the dining hall. “There was ...

Hinsdale to Vote Tuesday on Revised Capital Project for School District

HINSDALE, NY— The Hinsdale Central School District's revised $4.9 million capital project is unique to the students of today, according to Larry Ljungberg, the district’s superintendent.

The original project had a pricetag of $6.8 million in 2016 and was defeated by voters in April. Voting on the revised plan will take place Tuesday from noon to 8 Hinsdale Central ...

News Patterns Differ for Students and Parents in Western New York

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – When it comes to news, Western New York high school students are following different paths than their parents.

In informal surveys conducted Friday at St. Bonaventure University, only 11 of 39 students said they obtain news in the same manner as their parents. The results run counter to a study published in the academic journal "New Media & Society," ...

Former TAP Reporter Receives Top SBU Communications Award

NEW YORK – Former TAPinto Greater Olean reporter Lian Bunny received St. Bonaventure University’s most prestigious communications award Tuesday in New York City at the 57th annual Mark Hellinger Awards.

Bunny, a 2017 summa cum laude honors graduate in journalism and mass communication, received the 2017 Hellinger Award at the luncheon, and Andrew Bevevino, who graduated summa ...

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