Bowers wrote to Lieber because they had discussed the future of journalism at the Ventura, Calif., conference where the student received his award. “My future is fast approaching,” he said, noting that he and his wife are graduating in May. He added that he hoped to become a reporter for a mid-sized-to-major daily paper or serious Web publication.
Lieber gave him a lead for a Texas newspaper and sent him a link to Gorkana Daily Alerts in Journalism.
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