SAN FRANCISCO — In early September, 12 students settled into their seats at the National Lesbian Gay Journalists Association’s student newsroom at the group’s annual convention in San Francisco.
The week started off with a bang – literally – as drums and dragons livened the stage at the 2015 Asian American Journalists Association convention in San Francisco.
When someone says, “I’m learning to come out of my shell,” he or she usually means it took them a while to get there. That might have been a few months, a few weeks, or in my case, a few days.
After a 10-hour red-eye flight from San Francisco, I dragged myself out of the airport to the hotel. I knew Washington, D.C. was going to be much hotter than California, but I underestimated the humidity.
The fellowship is designed to simulate convergence journalism, technology and cross-cultural communications.