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Coaches improve interns’ writing skills

Special thanks to our coaches, led by Tom Linthicum.  Our coaches are expert editors who have supervised MDDC interns in their previous newsroom assignments, which provides them inside knowledge about

Mentoring program reaches out to summer interns

Special thanks to our volunteer mentors, led by Adrianne Flynn.  MDDC’s goal for the mentoring program was to provide interns with an additional resource and network outside of their host

2022 Summer Internships Come to a Close

Dozens of clips, front page bylines, and strong connections with mentors, coaches and editors: all in a summer’s work for MDDC interns.  The summer is coming to a close and

AFRO Celebrates 130 Years

The AFRO’s Celebration Gala will bring together and recognize the Founders, Leaders, and Supporters of The AFRO News, who share a demonstrated commitment to the achievements made by The AFRO

Revisions to Maryland Public Information Act

As of July 1, there are significant changes to Maryland’s PIA.  The PIA Compliance Board may now hear disputes on any conflict except for fee waivers with binding decisions.  MDDC

The Laurel Independent

The Laurel Independent brings local news home Local news will soon be delivered directly to Laurel households and businesses with the launch of The Laurel Independent, a monthly newspaper powered

Into the Newsroom Webinar Series

MDDC’s Into the Newsroom series focuses on the essential skills reporters need.  Geared towards interns and early career journalists, MDDC brings experts in an online format to present timely and relevant material.