About Hans Meyer

Hans K. Meyer, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. He serves as the adviser behind this project.

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Varner takes gold in +96kg freestyle wrestling

Twice it seemed like U.S. wrestler Jacob Varner was on the verge of being thrown off the mat. Twice, however, he tiptoed the edge of the mat and leapt behind his opponent to score single point takedowns. That was all he needed to win the gold medal Sunday in the 96+kg weight class at the [...]

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Sights, sounds of Teddy Riner’s +100 kg gold medal win

Sights, sounds of Teddy Riner’s +100 kg gold medal win

Teddy Riner of France beats Alexander Mikhaylin of Russia in the gold medal final of the 2012 Olympics Friday, Aug. 3. Scripps London was there to capture some of the sights, sounds, and emotions. For more on this story, the New Zealand online news site Stuff has a great profile of what Riner means to [...]

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Jay Cohen, AP: Relate to Olympics athletes to make your coverage stand out

The best moments in sports journalism occur when the tape recorder is off, an AP Sports writer, told E.W. Scripps School of Journalism students June 1. In preparation for our trip to London, we talked to Jay Cohen (@jcohenap), a Scripps graduate, who will make his first trip to the Olympics this summer. He shared [...]

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