Point Park gone phishing

September 18, 2018 “Look before you click” is the golden rule when it comes to avoiding a phishing email attack from making a computer vulnerable to spammers. The United States remains a top target for phishing attacks, accounting for 86% worldwide, according to a study by Phishlabs. Just this past summer, the city of Atlanta,…

University seeks student input for future shuttles to suit commuters

September 11, 2018 Alongside the first year of a Downtown Pittsburgh Playhouse comes changes for more than just Conservatory of Performing Arts students. Student shuttles from campus to Oakland have been pulled back from 15-minute-loops to pickups every half-hour. “The university, through the president, made the decision that at least for this academic year, we…

Production 3 students prepare films

September 4, 2018 Though the new school year has just begun, Production 3 students have been working all summer on short films that will screen in a red carpet event this December in the GRW Theater. The class has one less film than usual this semester, but directors of the five shorts due to show…

Photography class films documentary in Montana

August 28, 2018 “Tailing History” centered around restoration of watershed When most students were winding down last semester after finals week, the specialized photography class was packing their bags for the western plains of the Montana wilds. After nearly four months of solid planning, researching and photography skill development, 11 students embarked on a week-long…

Post-Gazette Internship – Week 10!

Monday 7/23 Today, I worked on captions for my Blairsville photos and made edits on my story. To fill up the extra time, I shared a few stories on social media and worked on my book review of The Seventeenth Generation The Lifework of Rabbi Walter Jacob By Eric Lidji. Tuesday 7/24 I had the opportunity to…

Picklesburgh draws crowds to North Shore

July 20, 2018 Follow my pickling adventure ~ Hi guys! Join me at #Picklesburgh! I'll be covering the event so you can all share in the dill-y festivities ❤🥒 @PittsburghPG — Carley Bonk (@carls_marie) July 20, 2018 Devin Moses & The Saved can be heard jamming out as you approach the Roberto Clemente Bridge! #Picklesburgh…

Post-Gazette Internship – Week 9!

Monday 7/16 Today, I worked on my Sounds of Pittsburgh project with my mentor. I also had a chance to board the largest steamboat ever built, the American Queen. I interviewed an entertainer, a guest and the captain. I wrote a decent-sized story about the docking in Pittsburgh. What a cool opportunity! Tuesday 7/17 Today…

Rollin’ on the river: American Queen steamboat docks on North Shore

July 16, 2018 The largest river steamboat ever built departed Pittsburgh’s North Shore on Monday in a nine-day cruise back to Louisville, Ky. Passengers from the first half of the trip disembarked the American Queen about 9 a.m. Monday after it arrived in Pittsburgh on Sunday night. They had explored riverfront communities from Louisville, including…

Jerry Weber hosts Dollarpalooza record sale

July 12, 2018 Follow my Live Tweet coverage of Jerry Weber’s Dollarpalooza! Hi guys! I'm here at the Irish Center with Jerry, a Pittsburgh legend who kicked off his Dollerpalooza record sale today. Follow my live tweet through this afternoon! #JerrysRecords @PittsburghPG pic.twitter.com/Qx4zsyfogt — Carley Bonk (@carls_marie) July 12, 2018 Jerry is trying to drop…

Post-Gazette Internship – Week 8!

Monday 7/9 I started my day finalizing an outline for our Facebook firing story (details to come!) I had a web meeting at 10:30 this morning, where I shared my progress on the Sounds of Pittsburgh project. I also shared some of my notes from the webinar I attended two weeks ago about media tools…