Boston Magazine Senior Editor Casey Lyons will discuss legalizing medical marijuana on Tuesday as a guest of the Curry College Society of Professional Journalists.
The Curry College Society of Professional Journalists will host a special presentation on marijuana and the media tonight, October 30, at 7 p.m. Casey Lyons, senior editor for Boston Magazine, will be the keynote speaker on the timely topic as Massachusetts faces a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in the November 6 election. Lyons authored a piece entitled Lost in the Weeds, about Question 3 in the October issue of Boston Magazine. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Curry College Student Center, Large Meeting Room.
After a tweet from a Curry College student, the the national football writer recently spoke to the school's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
It all started with a tweet. When Curry College’s student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists wanted to invite a reporter to campus to speak to students about the rapidly evolving field of journalism, group member Nick Ironside (@nironside) knew just the way to touch base with the best in the business. “I tweeted,” said Ironside, who signed on to his Twitter account and reached out to one of the most recognizable and respected sports journalists in the country, Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) of Sports Illustrated. Three months later, “America’s premier pro football writer” sat before a crowd of budding reporters in the Curry College Parents’ Lounge, and talked about his evolution from local newspaper beat reporter to “must-read…