Local and national media check out Temple DNC News

Twenty students from Temple University’s School of Media and Communication reported for news organizations across the US during the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Local and national media outlets took a look at our operation:

The Associated Press visited us at the Democratic National Convention:

VIDEO: Temple University students work reporting on the DNC


6ABC’s FYI Philly spent some time with us in class before the convention:

FYI Philly: Temple DNC News Bureau

During the Democratic National Convention, about 20,000 members of the media will be here in Philadelphia, and among them, a group of student journalists embarking on the experience of a lifetime.

Philly Voice stopped by at the Media Pavilion:

Temple student journalists cover DNC for media outlets across the country

Rob DiRienzo says he happily would have transcribed quotes or other menial tasks for any news organization willing to give him a credential to the Democratic National Convention. But DiRienzo and 19 other Temple University students have far greater responsibilities this week as part of the Temple DNC News Bureau, a class of student journalists serving as field correspondents for media organizations unable to send their own reporters to Philadelphia.

WHYY’s Newsworks checked in early:

Temple Now reported from our final class:

School of Media and Communication students prepare to report the DNC

It’s the last day of class before Temple DNC News hits the arena floor at the Democratic National Convention. The classroom hushes as Bryan Monroe, School of Media and Communication Verizon chair and professor, walks to the front of the room and asks a question. “What just happened at the RNC?”

The once fractured Democrats rally at DNC to unite against Trump

Dems united against Trump, ready to bring it home

Now that Hillary Clinton has clinched the nomination, Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention focused on moving forward and maintaining unity against the Republicans. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Convention Center hosted traditional Democratic caucuses such as the Black Caucus, the Hispanic Caucus, the Small Business Council and a Disabilities Council, among others.

Taylor Schwartz is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Belleville News-Democrat.

Democrats from Kansas watch as Clinton accepts party nomination

Kansas Democrats witness Clinton nomination as ‘extraordinary experience’

Kansas Democratic Party Chair Lee Kinch saw history being made eight years ago when Barack Obama became the first African-American nominee for president. He witnessed history again Thursday night when Hillary Clinton walked onstage as the first female nominee of a major party.

Paige Gross is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Wichita Eagle.

Audio: National politics reporter for The New York Times Yamiche Alcindor speaks on appearance of Mothers of the Movement at DNC

The New York Times’ Yamiche Alcindor on the significance of Mothers of the Movement at DNC

Yamiche Alcindor, a national politics reporter for The New York Times, talks with AllDigitocracy’s Jon Dowding about why the appearance of Mothers of the Movement at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is so significant. Mothers of the Movement is comprised of mothers whose children have been killed by police.

Jon Dowding is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for All Digitocracy.

Video: Jon Dowding speaks with Noticiero Univision’s Maria Elena Salinas at the DNC

Maria Elena Salinas: Acceso Limito en una Edad de Inclusión

AllDigitocracy’s Jon Dowding: Las dos convenciones políticos producen diferencias básicas en los ideologías y personas que están asistiéndolas. María Elena Salinas, una presentadora de Univisión, discute otros diferencias entre la convención republicana y la convención demócrata, especialmente el acceso a entrevistar personas de alto nivel.

Jon Dowding is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for All Digitocracy.

Video: Sanders supporters stage protest inside DNC media pavilion

Sanders supporters stage a sit-in at DNC Media Pavillion

Sanders supporters hold a demonstration in the DNC Media Pavillion. Approximately 100 protesters made it inside before police barricaded the doors. No one is being allowed in or out.

Brianna Spause is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Island Packet.

Hundreds of demonstrators coming to the DNC from Vermont

Vermonters organizing to march at Democratic convention | VTDigger

Bernie Sanders may have endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, but some of his followers refuse to back her. They say they will march in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention to promote his progressive platform and protest the party’s superdelegate system. City officials estimate the four-day convention, which starts Monday, will attract 35,000 to 50,000 demonstrators a day.

Liora Engel-Smith is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureauin Philadelphia for VTDigger.org.

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Experienced delegate says there are ways to be frugal at the DNC

Going to Philly for the convention? Delegates turn to the crowd for help

Dallas Roberts needed some help paying for his trip to Philadelphia later this month. The Western Washington University alum was selected to be a delegate at the Democratic National Convention, so he decided to turn to GoFundMe – a popular crowd-funding site.

Michaela Winberg is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Bellingham Herald.