The future of journalism, of course, is in the hands of the young journalists and journalism students who are about to enter the profession.
Thatâ€™s why Iâ€™m happy (and honored) to be volunteering as one of the professional mentors working with a group of students on AAJALink, the student-run Web site covering the annual convention of the Asian American Journalists Association.
The confab is in Minneapolis, a city Iâ€™ve never traveled to. So far, I haven’t seen much of it except what Iâ€™m sure must be the worldâ€™s largest Target (a two-story department store a block away from the retailerâ€™s corporate offices, which is also on the downtown Minneapolis Nicollette Mall). Continue reading