Wednesday, March 14, 2012



By Christopher Runde, Digital Pathways Manager
"On March 7th, students from BAVC’s Digital Pathways Tracks and Bridges programs traveled to City College of San Francisco for a Career Panel. This event, moderated by BAVC Enrollment Advisor Mwende Hahesy, was open to the public and provided a unique opportunity to hear from a diverse group of professionals doing exciting new work in the media and technology fields.

"The panelists - representing a variety of disciplines ranging from investigative journalism to media literacy, independent film-making to education - each illuminated the ways technology enables them to effect positive change in the world through their work. For example, Michael Corey, from the Center for Investigative Reporting, explained how the code he writes translates into interactive maps that add engaging visual elements to breaking news stories. FilmmakerJacqueline Olive shared her powerful project Always In Season, which explores the historical impact of lynching using a virtual world simulation to supplement traditional filmmaking techniques..."

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