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We went, we learned, we survived!

Here is a link to the story about our trip in Friday’s Mail Tribune!

Our visit to the Mail Tribune newspaper office – where we met with journalist Damian Mann – was a great way to start today’s field trip. Mr. Mann, as well as a photographer from the paper, followed us to the Obama office and the Republican election office.

After briefings at both campaign offices, we had lunch at Alba Park in Downtown Medford. The photo above shows the class in, on and around a cannon from – I believe – World War One.

Following lunch, we met with Bill Kelly, news director at KOBI-TV. He gave us a tour of the station and answered questions about how a local/regional station connects its viewers with a national election.

I look forward to talking with the class tomorrow, debriefing about what was beneficial about the trip and what they learned.

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