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Aggie journalists to report Oct. 3 on Ethiopia’s hope, heartbreak

Saturday, September 8th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Aggie journalists to report Oct. 3 on Ethiopia’s hope, heartbreak

LOGAN—A year ago, Utah State journalism Professor Matthew LaPlante traveled to Ethiopia and brought back heart-wrenching stories of tribal traditions of infanticide. This time, LaPlante took three Aggie journalism students with him to follow up on stories of life in ...

JCOM Prof, SLTrib Photographer Win Journalism Ethics Award

Monday, April 16th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on JCOM Prof, SLTrib Photographer Win Journalism Ethics Award

LaPlante’s stories on ‘mingi’—Ethiopian infanticide—win Ancil Payne Prize from UOregon EUGENE, Ore.—Journalists Matthew LaPlante of the USU Department of Journalism & Communication, and Rick Egan of The Salt Lake Tribune are winners of the 2012 Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in ...

‘Mingi’—journalists bring the story of Ethiopian infanticide to USU

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

Story and Photos by Heidi Hansen LOGAN—From Ethiopia to the USU auditorium, two Utah journalists who recently took a risky journey to the Horn of Africa in effort to tell a heart-wrenching story of infanticide to the world stepped out Tuesday ...

Images of Ethiopia: Rick Egan’s photos from the Horn of Africa

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | 1 Comment »

LOGAN—Veteran photojournalist Rick Egan of the Salt Lake Tribune came to USU on Tuesday to show his vision of the Kara people, from his reporting trip to Ethiopia last summer with fellow journalist Matthew LaPlante. Egan, a 26-year veteran of the ...

The Children of Ethiopia: From the Cradle to the Grave

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on The Children of Ethiopia: From the Cradle to the Grave

LOGAN—Two Utah journalists launch the 2011-2012 Morris Media & Society Lecture season at Utah State next week to report on what they found when they traveled to Ethiopia this summer to investigate the plight of children in that impoverished and ...