Report analyzes relationship between workers, artificial intelligence in workplaces

By Christina Elias Recent research has revealed what many current employees and students think about the emerging role of technology – particularly artificial intelligence – in many fields and the impact it will have on job training and skills in the future. The report, published by the Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the … Continue reading Report analyzes relationship between workers, artificial intelligence in workplaces

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Recent Elon Poll survey finds support for Trump dwindling among North Carolina voters near 100-day mark

By Christina Elias As the end of President Donald J. Trump’s first 100 days in office comes to a close, news media and pollsters are increasingly focusing on his historically low favorability ratings. Since he won North Carolina in the November general election, his ratings among the state’s constituents have fallen, according to a new … Continue reading Recent Elon Poll survey finds support for Trump dwindling among North Carolina voters near 100-day mark

Math Tools for Journalists: Chapters 9-12

By Christina Elias Chapter 9: Directional Measurements Directional measurements like time, rate and distance are important additions to any news article because they context for the events being reported on and the relationship between different places or people. It's important to be able to do these simple calculations because many times, people will give reporters … Continue reading Math Tools for Journalists: Chapters 9-12

Faced with limitations after release, ex-offenders forced to circumvent restrictions

By Christina Elias After 35 years in and out of prisons and jails, it took a near-death experience and religious intervention to separate Tommy Purcell from alcohol in January 2009. When Purcell sobered up, he didn’t know what to do first. So when he went looking for a job to help pay his child support, … Continue reading Faced with limitations after release, ex-offenders forced to circumvent restrictions

Math Tools for Journalists: Chapters 1-4

By Christina Elias Chapter 1: The Language of Numbers Journalists don't typically consider math a part of their job description, but numbers play an important role in storytelling. Numbers can show problems or progress in ways that words can fail. Because of their importance, all journalists should have a basic understanding of how to use … Continue reading Math Tools for Journalists: Chapters 1-4

Elon University alumnus offers hopeful future to communications students

By Christina Elias For Al Drago, Trying out different majors questioning his path in life was never a part of Al Drago's college experience when he attended Elon University from 2011 to 2015. He considers himself "lucky" in the journalism world because he has known what he wanted to do since he was 16: take pictures. … Continue reading Elon University alumnus offers hopeful future to communications students

LIVE BLOG: Daniel Gilbert delivers Elon’s Spring Convocation

By Christina Elias Daniel Gilbert is the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. His TED Talk, "The Science of Happiness," is one of the most popular on the TED website. Gilbert is also the author of The New York Times bestseller "Stumbling on Happiness." The following are live updates from Alumni Gym, where Gilbert … Continue reading LIVE BLOG: Daniel Gilbert delivers Elon’s Spring Convocation

Music misdiagnosed: A loss of voice, discovery of identity

By Christina Elias When Iliana Brodsky woke up on the day of the most important auditions of her high school career, her voice was gone. So she did what most singers would: she pretended nothing was wrong. “I couldn’t speak,” Brodsky said. “I couldn’t even whisper. Nothing was happening. And I did what you were … Continue reading Music misdiagnosed: A loss of voice, discovery of identity